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Caricature Christians?

A sermon by the Rev. John Ohmer, Rector, The Falls Church Episcopal Falls Church, Virginia September 13, 2015

Jesus is walking along with his disciples and suddenly asks them, “Who do people say that I am?” (In other words, “What are the prevailing opinions out there?”) They give him some of the most common theories, and then Jesus says, okay, let’s make this personal.
“Who do YOU say that I am?”
Peter answers (seemingly correctly at first) by saying he’s the Messiah, the long-awaited anointed one, but then when Jesus spells out what that means, it turns out Peter had it all wrong.