Sermons on Death

Sermons on Death

Unexpected

Easter Sunday Link to start of sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: John 20:1-18 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they…

The Lives We Live

All Saints’ Day Go to Start of Sermon Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Mark 12:38-44 38 As he taught, he said, ‘Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the market-places, 39and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honour at banquets! 40They devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.’ 41 He sat down opposite the treasury, and…

Yesterday, Tomorrow and Today

Seventh Sunday After Pentecost All Readings Service Booklet Afterthoughts In the Romans 8 passage from this past Sunday, there is a phrase in there that I come back to regularly, especially when I find myself in the midst of something difficult. The phrase from Paul is: “I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us. ” Romans 8:18 Now Paul knew suffering and the people he was writing to knew suffering.…

Where was He? Where is He?

The Fifth Sunday in Lent Readings Afterthoughts I hope that the sermons have helped you all feel connected during this time when we are physically apart. The gist of what I said in Sunday’s sermon was that we are called by God into life. It is this life that gives us hope in God’s restorative powers, meaningful relationships and a connection to God through His Spirit. I wanted to take a look at a question that is asked by some…