Luke 24: 36-43

In this sermon Rev. Suk explores the theme of bodily pleasures and spirituality.  The body and spirit are so prevalent in the Scriptures. 

In many Christian religions, people hold to the belief that by denying physical pleasure, they are better able to devote themselves to their faith and bring their souls clser to God.  In Judaism, however, their faith teaches them that the body and soul are one and that by enjoying the body, you are feeding your soul, whether you're dancing, eating or making love. 

How do these themes show up in the Bible passages shared around Christmas and Easter time?  Read on....