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Rev. Dr. Elmo Johnson: Sent to Save (John 20:19-23)
Rev. Dr. Elmo Johnson, pastor of Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church and director of Uplift 4th Ward in Houston, Texas, reminds his hearers they are sent into a very difficult world with the same task as Jesus—to save it—and are sent with all they need to accomplish that task. The manuscript for this sermon is available here.
We are the light in darkness, we are warmth in coldness, we are kindness in a mean world, we are joy in sadness, love in hate, we are peace in madness, life in death, and good in bad.
This sermon was delivered during the morning worship service at Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church on September 9, 2018 and again to a gathering of bi-vocational pastors and ministers of the African-American Fellowship of Houston on the evening of September 10, 2018.