The Very Rev. Tracey Lind preaching at the 11 am Choral Eucharist.
Can These Bones Live?
A Sermon Preached by The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
Dean of Trinity Cathedral
Pentecost Sunday 2015
Over 2500 years ago, sitting by a river, looking at the despair of his community, God asked the prophet Ezekiel: Can these bones live? And the prophet responded: O Lord God, you know. Then God said to Ezekiel: Prophesy to these bones and say to them: O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord I will cause breath to enter you and you shall live I will put my spirit within you and you shall live.
Right now, sitting by another river in Cleveland, Ohio, lots of us are asking the same question: “Can these bones live?” The bones of Timothy Russell, Malissa Williams, Tanisha Anderson and Tamir Rice are dead. So many innocent men, women and children are killed everyday by violence and despair. [Read more…]