My write-up for today’s sermon promised THE answer to every question.
Let me begin by giving you the answer immediately.
What is the answer to every question? Well, it depends.
Ah, the groans go up.
Some of you are thinking that I just “copped-out” on the issue. Others will recognize that I have, indeed, just given you the answer to every question, which is: It depends.
That response works for a variety of reasons, and I want to speak to some of them today.
One of the things I want to keep in the back of my mind, and suggest you keep in the back of yours, is the dictum of Socrates that every statement should be treated as a question.
The first reason that the, “It depends” response “works” is that it is true.