Sermons from April 2015

Sermons from April 2015

Alive

In many circles today, if you want to be taken seriously, if you want to be considered sophisticated, you cannot believe in the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ. But any perusal of the first witnesses on that first Sunday will tell you they were anything but gullible. Doubting Thomas demanded physical evidence and Jesus graciously offered it to him. But what brought Thomas to his knees praying, “My Lord and my God!” was not the touching of Jesus’ wounds. It…

Palm Sunday: Tears of a Crown

When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, he stopped and wept over the city. He didn’t weep for himself, he wept for those who were looking for peace in all the wrong places. And, as it will turn out, and Jesus knows this, they will reject his offer as well. Palm Sunday is about bringing our tears and giving them to this tear stained Christ who goes to the cross for us, so that, we will have peace. Where…