Sermons tagged with ‘crucifixion’

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Crossed

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crossed

On Good Friday, we remember the Passion of Christ and the crucifixion of Jesus. But does this remembering do what it intends to? Jesus, Atonement, and the irredeemability of the Cross Good Friday  |  Matthew 26:31-27:66 He warned them. Three times he said what would happen when they got here. To Jerusalem. Three times. Just […]

Look Up

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Look Up

Jesus’s encounter with Nicodemus is one of the most compelling and confusing exchanges in John. But in it, we see our own confusions, ourselves. Jesus, Nicodemus, and the very mercy of God Lent 2A  | John 3:1-17 There’s something hinky going on here. Jesus and Nicodemus and this late night visit. And how each of […]

True Love

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True Love

Because we’ll paint this picture of Jesus, like an icon, but more like an idol that will stand in for the real Jesus.  A cardboard cutout Christ. The kind of idol that has Jesus suggest we kill rather than love and pray for and show mercy to our friends and enemies and all manner of […]

Paving With Good Intentions

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Lent 2C - Paving With Good Intentions

But that is the mission. Jerusalem is the goal. This is where it will be finished. This is where the glory of GOD will be revealed and death will not have the final word. How the Pharisees try to warn Jesus and he keeps going anyway Lent 2C |  Luke 13:31-35 To full text may be […]