FINDING INTIMACY IN AN IMPERSONAL WORLD
SERMON #1 BUILT FOR INTIMACY, NOT ISOLATION
GENESIS 2:4-7; 18-25
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Question: Have you discovered you can be in a crowd and still
In todayÆs world, you can find yourself simultaneously ôstanding
crowdö of people, and at the same time be ôstanding all alone.ö
How often have you sat in a crowded terminal of an airport
with thousands of people
swarming by you...and yet you were totally alone in that massive
How often have you walked down a crowded street with thousands
of people rushing by
you...and yet you were totally alone on that street?
Have you ever found yourself in a crowded shopping center and
hundreds of people were
elbow to elbow, pushing, shoving, grabbing, butting in line, and
you felt totally alone in a
pack of wild dogs?
Maybe you go home every day to a house you share with other
people related to you by
blood and marriage, yet you feel like you are 10,000 miles from
Have you ever sat in a crowded church and all around you
people were laughing, shaking
hands, talking and greeting, but you were there by yourself and
even in a church you felt all
Well, the facts are:
We live in an increasingly ...
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