Sermons tagged with ‘kingdom’

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The Innocent Man

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The Innocent Man

If the problem is an earthly king, enthroned in power for years, then GOD revealed to us instead a Messiah, enthroned on the cross for a matter of hours. Jesus invites us to follow a weak Christ rather than a mighty king Last Sunday after Pentecost C |  Luke 23:33-43 Our church year ends this […]

Getting behind Jesus

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Proper 19B

Jesus turns toward Jerusalem before his followers are ready Proper 19B  |  Mark 8:27-38 This is the first movement in the turning point, the turning away from the early life of Jesus and toward his destiny. The turning away from safety and toward the danger of the cross. The turning away from home and toward […]

Choosing GOD Means Looking Funny

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The Sort of Liberation Jesus Offers Comes with a Helping of Crazy Proper 5B / Mark 3:20−35 & 1 Samuel 8:4−20 We don’t have to commit ourselves to oppression and isolation and these things that destroy our spirit and drive away the Spirit from us. We can make GOD more important than our country and […]