The Shepherd Struck, the Sheep Scattered, the Sheep Refined

  Zechariah 13:1, 7-9; John 10:14-18 Good Friday, March 29, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) Except for the sudden exit of Judas Iscariot, the meal to celebrate the Feast of the Passover was a joyous one. It … [Read more...]

Daily Lent Devotionals: Thursday, March 29, 2012

Jesus Weeps Over Jerusalem by James Tissot

  Wine or Sour Wine,  Gall or Myrrh: What Was Offered to Jesus? Part 2 Matthew's Gospel is known for its "fulfillment" formula, such as, "This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet..." For example, … [Read more...]

“Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise”

"The Soul of the Penitent Thief in Paradise" by James Tissot

This is why God's remembrance means divine blessing as he keeps his covenant promises to you. In joy and sorrow when we pray, God remembers his covenant with us. He remembers us from his throne in heaven, and he hears … [Read more...]

“Father, Forgive Them”

"Stoning of Saint Stephen" by Filippo Lauri

Text: Luke 23:34 a; Readings: Psalm 22:16-18; Isaiah 53:12; Luke 23:26-49 March 4, 2012 Download PDF sermon here The commemoration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is only six Sundays away. … [Read more...]