Wisdom, Weakness, and Foolishness

In J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Lord of The Rings, there is a moment where the wisest and most powerful leaders argue amongst one another about what to do with the One Ring, the one object that could destroy the entire world.  As they argue, a hobbit (generally considered to be a people who are tiny, powerless, foolish, and insignificant) named Frodo steps forward willing to put his own life at risk to solve this dilemma.

This Sunday, at The First Mennonite Church, we’re taking a look at the first chapter of Paul’s letter to the churches in Corinth, and how he describes the wisdom of God as something that uses the weak and the foolish in order to shame the strong and the wise.  Join us Sunday to find out more!

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