Sermon Madness 2022, Vol II: Romans 8:28
A single verse is always a risky enterprise. Prooftexting can steer people into some awful directions. So when the request for a single passage came up in this year's bracket (and one so often used in some not-so-great ways), it was an extra challenge.
But, God invites us into active participation to the very best.
Put another way, Romans 8:28 says: "...and our experiences already demonstrate to us that everything that ever has been, is, and will be, works with Good towards the very good, and those who love Good and can't help but be drawn to Good join in the work."