Yogi Berra once famously remarked, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it!” He had a way with words. However, most of the time, his advice simply does not work. In the Old Testament, the Prophet Elijah told the people of Israel that they had to choose: The Lord God or the false god Baal. How long will you waver? How long will you try to have it both ways?
The challenge is still there for us to respond to: Are we fully in or fully out? Is God our god, or do we hold some other idol dear?
The Sunday that this message was presented, we honored our young people who are graduating from high school this year. This message was meant to be especially relevant to them at this point in their lives.