We stand firmly upon a rock

24th Sunday

“The waters have risen and severe storms are upon us, but we do not fear drowning, for we stand firmly upon a rock”.
      – St. John Chrysostom, 4th cent
       Re: hurricane + Church storms
“Who do you say that I am?”

       Answer with your head: Son of God, etc.
       Answer with your heart: Rock, etc.
Winds, rains, pressure of storms in our lives
     Satan gets involved
     Have to stand on Rock and not get swept away
     “Get behind me, Satan”