Jesus Didn’t Ask Us to Succeed—He Asked Us To Try: A Sermon by Canon Alfred Price

In his sermon on John 1:43-51, Canon Alfred Price said, “Jesus didn’t ask us to succeed—he asked us to try. The message in the first chapter of John, indeed throughout the gospels, is that God’s love is extended to us through our brother, through our friend, through our Advocate, Jesus Christ the righteous … We would be wise to accept his loving gift of friendship, for in it lies the key to our salvation….”