Sermon Archives

May 4, 2014

When Faithful Feet Meet the Street

When Faithful Feet Meet the Street

Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their eyes were kept from recognizing him. And […]

April 27, 2014

A House Full of Slack & a Space Filled wih Grace

A House Full of Slack & a Space Filled wih Grace

When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. […]

April 20, 2014

Why Are You Weeping?

Why Are You Weeping?

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the […]

April 13, 2014

Reflections: Palm Sunday Tears

Reflections:  Palm Sunday Tears

As he came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. Indeed, the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up ramparts around you and surround […]

April 6, 2014

Jesus Weeps: Sympathy and Empathy

Jesus Weeps: Sympathy and Empathy

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her hair; her brother Lazarus was ill. So the sisters sent a message to Jesus, “Lord, he whom you love is ill.” But […]

March 30, 2014

Seeing with God’s Eyes

Seeing with God's Eyes

The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel. Fill your horn with oil and set out; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.” Samuel said, “How can I go? If […]

March 23, 2014

Clothed in Covenant, Community, and Christ

Clothed in Covenant, Community, and Christ

Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. Therefore the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith. But now that faith has come, we are no longer subject to a disciplinarian, for in Christ Jesus you are all […]

March 16, 2014

Going in the Dark to See the Light

Going in the Dark to See the Light

Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.” Jesus answered him, “Very […]

March 9, 2014

If Nothing Matters, There’s Nothing to Save

If Nothing Matters, There's Nothing to Save

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished. The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It […]

March 2, 2014

Face to Face with Grace

Face to Face with Grace

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. Then Peter […]

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