Banned Books of the Bible (IV): The Gospel of Thomas

Banned Books of the Bible (IV): The Gospel of Thomas

What is the core identity you maintain of yourself in your heart of hearts? This Gnostic Christian text, discovered in 1945 in Nag Hammadi, Egypt, challenges its readers to contemplate their identity as children of the living God. The author of Thomas (Didymous – “the twin”) hopes that you discover that you, like Jesus, possess part of the Divine in you – that you and he are, in fact, “twins.” While Father John doesn’t take the Gnostic theology which permeates this Gospel that far in this sermon, we are challenged to consider what it means to live as a child of God at the core of our being.

2019-03-05T14:37:29+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Podcast, Sermons|