Broken Bodies - 02/01/2015

Sermon Text:  1 Corinthians 11:17-34

   Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
   Humpty Dumpty had a great fall;
   All the king’s horses and all the king’s men,
   Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

   Who is Humpty Dumpty anyway? He appears to be some egghead with scrambled brains, a nerd, a dork, a geek. But let’s not be too quick to judge. Many think he was King Richard III, the hunchbacked monarch who rode a horse named Wall. In the Battle of Bosworth Field, King Richard fell from his horse and his body was hacked to pieces by the enemy. Maybe the appeal of this old nursery rhyme lies in the fact that something of Humpty Dumpty resides in us all. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.Read full sermon here (PDF)