October 11, 2015
Mark 10:17-31
Hebrews 4:12-16
Job 23:1-9, 16-17
Psalm 22:1-15

Identity As A People

from the book
Second Lesson Sermons For Lent/Easter

Harry N. Huxhold

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Fascinating reading is an account of the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Northwest, titled Undaunted Courage, by Stephen E. Ambrose. The saga reveals the importance of this expedition to the Jefferson administration. President Thomas Jefferson had conceived the idea of sending a troop of hardy men to explore the vast territory that stretched from the Missouri all the way to the Pacific northwest. However, the men were not only explorers who were to return with scientific data from this vast territory. The band of brave stalwarts were to serve as emissaries of good will to the native populations they would find along the way. President Jefferson sent a message of good will in which he promised that the great white father to the east would incorporate these peoples into an organized manner of living together as one people.

Lewis had a lengthy, prepared speech he tried to share with each new tribe of native Americans he encountered. One can ...

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