Preaching? Who, me?
Well, I just delivered my first sermon this morning. “Jesus, Lord of the Sabbath,” at the Christian Campus House. Pshew, who knew… It’s been a bit of a stressful week, juggling school and the “normal” stressors but also dealing with preparing for this. I’ve never done this before; I’ve never even delved this deeply in the Scriptures before, at least not in one concentrated amount of time. It was awesome! The Bible studying, alone, was fantastic. So much so that I bought a new Bible to make it easier and more enjoyable! 🙂
The sermon went well, I suppose. A little short (estimated at around 13 minutes; a review of the tape will tell me for sure), but I stayed on topic well (even if that meant that I glaced at my notes a bit more than I should have). Although, I did make up a word this morning: dramastically. :-p
But, here’s the crux of this post. Is this any sort of calling for me? Or just something fun to say that I did. Sure, I was a bit stressed out before it; who wouldn’t be? I need to think and pray about it a lot more. The Lord may very well be leading me in this direction; I need to not let stress get in His way.
To that end, I continue to be confused. I am struggling, ideologically, in a MusEd class or two, and yet I love the idea of preaching like this. I just don’t know what to do.
Anyway, my first (and hopefully not last!) sermon is in the bag. Crazy, isn’t it?