In Jesus’ high priestly prayer, we are reminded that through all of life’s betwixt and between Jesus is praying for us, even now, that God would protect us and help us to be one body in Christ. Gospel: John 17:6-19
In my 14 years at St. Mark’s, I have always tried to preach relevant and meaningful sermons. Most of them begin and end with a story. I hope that every sermon I have preached has been a Kerygmatic sermon that proclaims the Gospel and points to Jesus …
The Risen Jesus appears to the disciples and greets them, “Peace be with you.” They thoughts they were seeing a ghost – so Jesus eats a piece of fish in their presence and explained to them the scriptures – “Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead […]
To be Continued…Mark ends abruptly and makes us feel that the resurrection story is “To Be Continued…” Indeed it is! The Story of Jesus Christ and His resurrection continues IN US IN GALILEE TODAY, TOMORROW & FOREVER. Mark 16:1-8 Open Your Eyes – He is Risen – On Easter morning WE SEE the light of […]
With the Greeks in John’s Gospel, we cry out “we wish to see Jesus” as we encounter pain and suffering in our lives and the world around us. In John 12:20-33, we hear who Jesus is, and what his death means for us and all creation.
The life, death and resurrection of Jesus is about being with God, trusting that Christ has done all the work for us, enjoying the relationship, and experiencing the Transforming Love of Christ. John 3:14-21 – Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that […]
Will we ever be able to honor and obey the Torah by ourselves? No, but with Christ We can! So, maybe instead of idealizing the world as a spectator of Law & Order, we should participate and represent Gog’s Kingdom of Law & Gospel. Exodus 20:1-7 – The Lord God gives the Israelites the 10 […]
On Ash Wednesday, we remember, repent and return. We examine ourselves; we confess our sins and we return home. Lent is not a 40-day grovel but a time to remember who God is calling us to be and then move towards that by letting go of the bar that will only return us to the […]