Sermons from April 2020

Sermons from April 2020

Suffering and Hope

Suffering and Hope                                                 April 26, 2020 Acts 2:14, 36-41, 1 Peter 1:17-25, Luke 24:13-35…

What now?

2nd Sunday after Easter April 19, 2020. What now?             Our celebration of Easter this year was different. The careful listener would have noticed that I did not say that Easter this year was different. I said our Easter celebration was different. Easter was and will always be the same: Christ, the Lord…

Fear and Easter

April 12, 2020 Easter   Colossians 3:1-4 Matthew 28:1-10 Fear and Easter             The Lord is risen, He is risen indeed! It is Easter and we celebrate Jesus victory over death and despair. After a long and dark Lenten journey, we have arrived on the day when death is defeated, fear is turned into joy, and…

The suffering Servant

Good Friday    April 10, 2020             Isaiah 52:13-53:12 The suffering Servant He has borne our infirmities and carried our diseases; we accounted him stricken, struck down by God and afflicted; he was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the punishment that made…

What the World Needs Now!

Maundy Thursday April 9, 2020 What the World Needs Now! What was the one thing about the early Christians that made an impression on others? One thing that attracted others to their movement? Why were people, in spite of the fact that they did not like them, frowned upon their lifestyle, sometimes made fun of them, still interested in what Christians had to offer? What…

Hosanna, blessed, cursed?

Palm Sunday April 5, 2020  Hosanna, blessed, cursed?             Are we there yet? No, we are not! Be patient! We still have some ways to go! How long will it take before we get there? A while! Be patient! Are we lost? I don’t know! Be patient! Will we find our way? Yes, we will (I think so). Will we will ever…