Luke 20: 27-38
You’d think that on Saturday nights at the temple, the place would be as deserted as a ghost town. Worship is over and all the sacrifices have been made. Why, if you look closely you’d swear you had just seen a tumbleweed go rumbling through, the place is so empty. But no, that’s not the way it is at all. Now that worship is over and the law has been fulfilled in regard to Sabbath duties, the real activity has begun. The real fun in going to temple, you see, has to do with the Saturday night debates. That’s when all the various groups within Jewish life like to get together and argue their respective points of view. … Read full sermon here (PDF).