Going, Going, Gone
from the book
Sermons On The First Readings
Series I, Cycle B
2 Kings 2:1-12
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Recently, a friend of mine went to Wrigley Field in Chicago to watch an afternoon baseball game. For my friend, an afternoon at Wrigley Field is the ultimate in baseball. Those who attend an afternoon game at Wrigley Field still sing enthusiastically during the seventh inning stretch, "Take Me Out To The Ball Game." When a player drives a ball deep into left field towards the bleachers, and it looks as if the ball will make it into the bleachers, you will hear a familiar cry from the faithful at Wrigley, "It's going; it's going; it's gone!" The crowd goes wild. Whether the Cubs win or lose is not the issue. This is baseball at its best, and Chicago loves its Cubs. It is worth the hassle, bustle, and bother to see a home run at Wrigley and hear the joyous expression, "It's going; it's going; it's gone!"
Elisha, the successor to Elijah the Prophet had no knowledge or understanding of ...
This Transfiguration Sunday sermon, Going, Going, Gone, is based on 2 Kings 2:1-12 and relates to Transfiguration Sunday of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons On The First Readings . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...