A sermon for the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, October 21, 2012. The lectionary readings are
Isaiah 53:4-12, Psalm 91:9-16, Hebrews 5:1-10, and Mark 10:35-45.
That Seattle coffee shop is not the only place where “which cup” takes on additional meaning. If you go to buy coffee in 7-Eleven, (in a paper cup) you are asked to choose between an Obama blue one or one that is Romney Red. In that context, the cup I choose makes a statement, if not a vote.