a sermon for the sixth sunday of easter on John 14:23-29 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you. Peace. A simple concept really. A concept that immediately sets us at ease. A concept that releases the tensions, the anxiety, the fear, that we carry with us in this life. A sense … Continue reading peace
a sermon for the fifth sunday of easter on revelation 21:1-6, preached at St. James Pullman The promise of Easter is the driving force behind our faith. That eternal salvation is ours for Jesus Christ has sacrificed himself. That God, through grief, came to understand the human condition, including suffering, rejection, death. And, through this … Continue reading new heaven, new earth
a sermon for the fourth sunday of easter on revelation 7:9-17, delivered at the 5:30pm service In this season of Eastertide, we are constantly reminded of the actions of Christ, the mission that has been left for us to fulfill, and we are also reminded of the promise that has been left for us. When … Continue reading a revelation for all
a sermon preached on the Second Sunday of Easter, John 20:19-31 Breath is a common and important device used throughout our Holy scriptures. The breath of God moves across creation, creating life, restoring life, marking the presence of the creator God. When Jesus breathes on the gathered disciples today, he does so to pass on … Continue reading receiving Christ through Thomas
A sermon for the Easter Vigil, Luke 24:1-12 “Why do you look for the living among the dead?” And thus the women are greeted today at Jesus’ tomb. An interesting question posed, for of course they expect to find a dead Jesus laying in the tomb. In fact, they expect that they will need to … Continue reading why do you look for the living among the dead?