Sermons from April 2019

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Life in His Name

I asked to read the scripture today to share some context before it is proclaimed. This was my plan even before yesterday’s synagogue attack. The Gospel of John from which this morning’s reading comes was composed later than the synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew and Luke, and while John contains some beautiful stories not found in […]

At the Threshold of Life

Luke 24:1-12 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they did not find the body. While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men in […]

Hosanna, Loud Hosanna

Luke 19:29-40 Palms or Passion? That’s the question worship planners ask as Holy Week begins. On this final Sunday in Lent, will we celebrate with a Parade, or bear witness to the suffering and death of Jesus? A while back Eric saw the scripture reading we’ve just heard and wrote me an email saying something […]