Sermons on Lent

Sermons on Lent

March 24: Blessed is the One

  March 24 – Palm/Passion Sunday Other sermons in this 2024 Lentent series“Depths of Love” #1: Trust While Tossed #2: For the Sake of the Gospel #3: I Will Raise it Up #4: Whoever Serves #5: Blessed Is the One (this sermon) Scriptures: John 12:12-16; Mark 15:1-5, 25-39 Today is a day of contradictions. Not unlike the occasional Sunday when we mourn the death of a beloved church member and also celebrate the birth of a baby. Or a funeral,…

March 17: Whoever Serves

  March 17 – 5th Sunday of Lent Other sermons in this 2024 Lentent series“Depths of Love” #1: Trust While Tossed #2: For the Sake of the Gospel #3: I Will Raise it Up #4: Whoever Serves (this sermon) #5: Blessed Is the One (Palm Sunday) Scripture: John 12:20-33 I was talking with a young couple this week who got engaged at a Franky Avalon concert. But not just at the concert, it happened onstage during the concert. And Franky…

March 3: I Will Raise it Up

  March 3 – 3rd Sunday of Lent Other sermons in this 2024 Lentent series“Depths of Love” #1: Trust While Tossed #2: For the Sake of the Gospel #3: I Will Raise it Up (this sermon) #4: Whoever Serves #5: Blessed Is the One (Palm Sunday) Scripture: John 2:13-22 When Moses was around 40 years old, he was shepherding his father-in-law’s flock one day when he saw something peculiar in the distance. It appeared to be a bush that had…

Feb 25: For the Sake of the Gospel

  Feb 25 – 2nd Sunday of Lent Scripture: Mark 8:31-38 Other sermons in this 2024 Lentent series“Depths of Love” #1: Trust While Tossed #2: For the Sake of the Gospel (this sermon) #3: I Will Raise it Up #4: Whoever Serves #5: Blessed Is the One (Palm Sunday) You’ve probably heard it said, “I should’ve left home when I was 13 and I knew everything!” What parent hasn’t been accused by their teenager of being utterly clueless about teen-aged…

April 2: It Is Finished

  Palm/Passion Sunday: It Is Finished (6/6) Other sermons in this series“The Seven Last Words of Christ” #1: Father, Forgive Them #2: Today You will Be With Me in Paradise #3: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? #4: Woman, Here Is Your Son #5: It Is Finished Scriptures: Luke 23:44-46; John 19:28-30 Jesus was not a victim. Nothing about the passion of Jesus Christ indicates that his life should have ended any differently than it did. Was…

March 26: I Am Thirsty

  5th Sunday of Lent: I Am Thirsty (5/6) Other sermons in this series“The Seven Last Words of Christ” #1: Father, Forgive Them #2: Today You will Be With Me in Paradise #3: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? #4: Woman, Here Is Your Son #6: It Is Finished Scriptures: Isaiah 55:1-3a; John 19:28-29 My guess is that many of you parents of adult children have an experience similar to my parents, which is that they absolutely…

March 19: Woman, Here Is Your Son

  4th Sunday of Lent: Woman, Here Is Your Son (4/6) Other sermons in this series“The Seven Last Words of Christ” #1: Father, Forgive Them #2: Today You will Be With Me in Paradise #3: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? #5: I Am Thirsty #6: It Is Finished Scripture: John 19:23-27 Did any of you grow up in a family in which there was a reputation that was expected to be upheld either by behaving in…

March 12: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?

  Scriptures: Psalm 22 and Mark 15:22-37 3rd Sunday of Lent: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? (3/6) Other sermons in this series“The Seven Last Words of Christ” #1: Father, Forgive Them #2: Today You will Be With Me in Paradise #4: Woman, Here Is Your Son #5: I Am Thirsty #6: It Is Finished I know I’ve shared with you before about the time I was so angry with God that I literally shook my fist…

March 5: Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise

  Scripture: Luke 23:35-43 2nd Sunday of Lent: Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise (2/6) Other sermons in this series“The Seven Last Words of Christ” #1: Father, Forgive Them #3: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? #4: Woman, Here Is Your Son #5: I Am Thirsty #6: It Is Finished How can you know for sure that something is true, especially if it has the appearance of not being true? I once read about a…

Feb 26: Father, Forgive Them

  Scripture: Luke 23:32-34 First Sunday of Lent: Father, Forgive Them (1/6) Other sermons in this series“The Seven Last Words of Christ” #2: Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise #3: My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? #4: Woman, Here Is Your Son #5: I Am Thirsty #6: It Is Finished We’ve all seen movies which include a scene of a dying person whispering their final words to whomever is with them. They’re intended to moments…
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