Aug 19/20 – Zode In The Road – Lutheran Weekend Worship

Today we continue our August series on God and Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss dedicated himself to writing simple, entertaining, and thoughtful poems that used basic words children would understand. But occasionally, Dr. Seuss would introduce what some people would consider nonsense words – like in his poem about the Zode in the Road. Apparently, even this clear nonsense word was deeply researched. “Zode” came from a Greek word that meant “ladder”, a device people would use to get somewhere. With that insight, I’ll consider Dr. Seuss’ poem: “The Zode In the Road” and a couple of verses from the Old Testament prophet, Jeremiah 6:6, 16.

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