Even the fondest memories cannot erase the truth of failures or sorrows shared. The women plan to tend to the hastily buried, pierced and battered body of our Lord. Past pain sometimes intrudes into the present moments and fills our futures with dread. The Lord leaves a message for them and all to hear and … Continue reading He is Going Before You
I get it. You'd rather cheer and shout for joy. Until then, bear this Seed and plant it in your neighbor's ear--restoration in the forgiveness of sins by Christ Jesus, our Lord. Hear the full audio of "Weeping and Bearing The Seed" A sermon on Psalm 126 / Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Trinity / 11 November … Continue reading Weeping and Bearing The Seed
When sobs of sorrow and fear's alarm overwhelm the Lord's voice, He sends The Helper to comfort, preserve you and abide. Hear the full audio of "You Cannot Bear Them Now" A sermon on John 16:5-15 (ESV) Fifth Sunday of Easter / 29 April 2018 Isaiah 12 (ESV) 1 You will say in that day: … Continue reading You Cannot Bear Them Now
There's worldly grief. There's spiritual grief. And Jesus lives to see you through it all! Hear the full audio of "You Will Weep and Lament, But..." A sermon on John 16:16-22 (ESV) Fourth Sunday of Easter / 22 April 2018 Isaiah 40:25-31 (ESV) 25 To whom then will you compare me, that I should be … Continue reading You Will Weep and Lament, But…
Sometimes Jesus shows up and we're not even there. Put your ear at His side...and believe! Hear the full audio of "Thomas Was Not There" A sermon on John 20:19-31 (ESV) Second Sunday of Easter / 8 April 2018 John 20:19-31 (ESV) 19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the … Continue reading Thomas Was Not There…
The strongest feelings can focus on the worst possible facts, until faith steps in to rest on the best of them...He is Risen! Hear the full audio of "He is Not Here!" A sermon on Mark 16:1-8 (ESV) Resurrection of Our Lord / 1 April 2018 Job 19:23-27 (ESV) 23 “Oh that my words were … Continue reading He is Not Here!
Hear the full audio of "The Mistress of The House" A sermon on 1 Kings 17:17-24 16th Sunday after Trinity / 1 October 2017 This widow is not defined by her grief, her anger, her loss, but The Mistress of the House is defined by her faith that freely received God’s gifts and freely gives … Continue reading The Mistress of The House: The Sermon