Sermons from March 2020

Sermons from March 2020

From Tears to Joy/From Despair to Life

March 29, 2020     From Tears to Joy/From Despair to Life Ezekiel 37:1-14, Romans 8:6-11, John 11:1-45 In 1848 Danish existentialist philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, wrote a book with the title: The Sickness Unto Death. Under the name Anti Climacus, Kierkegaard introduces the book with a reference to John 11:4: “This sickness is not unto death” or…

The Night Disciple.

March 8, 2020. Genesis 12:1-4, Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17. The Night Disciple.             My favorite Gospel is the Gospel according to John. I love how John uses metaphors, images, word-pairs and many other techniques to share the fact that Jesus, the Word became flesh to bring healing, reconciliation and new…

Explaining the inexplicable

March 1, 2020         First Sunday of Lent      Explaining the inexplicable Gen. 2:15-17, 3:1-7, Romans 5:12-19, Matthew 4:1-11 The story of Adam and Eve. We all know it. We all know about the apple tree even though the story does not mention an apple. Eating the forbidden fruit and the tree of knowledge of good…