Sermons on The love of Christ

Sermons on The love of Christ

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 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…

February 27: Surveying the Wondrous Cross

  Scripture: Psalm 27:11-14 and 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 When I survey the wondrous crossOn which the Princer of glory died;My richest gain I count but loss,And pour contempt on all my pride. Writing to the new Christian community in Corinth, Paul establishes the cross as the central paradox of the Christian faith.  It is hard for us in the twenty-first century to appreciate the impact his choice of metaphor must have had upon the ears of our first century ancestors. …