Sermons tagged with ‘Lent’

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Ash Wednesday – February 17, 2021

We begin the season of Lent, when we venture on a forty-day journey with Jesus, focusing on repentance, renewal, reconciliation, and God’s relationship with us through Jesus Christ. On Ash Wednesday we begin our forty-day journey toward Easter with a day of fasting and repentance. Marking our foreheads with dust, we acknowledge that we die […]

Worship Service March 29, 2020

Sermon Summary: On the Fifth Sunday in Lent we encounter Jesus in John 11, where we recall Jesus’ love for Mary, Martha, and Lazarus; Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the dead; and the proclamation that Jesus is the resurrection and life. What does this Jesus story from John 11 tell us about our relationship with […]

Worship Service March 22, 2020

We are not alone. On the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Jesus meets us in John 9, in the healing of a blind man, who sees Jesus for who he is in contrast with the Pharisees, who are blind. Believing is seeing. What you see through the eyes of faith? What will you do in response […]

Palm Sunday – The Passion of Our Lord!


Peace Players Presents Jesus’ Passion! Text: Luke 22:15 – 23:56; Palm Sunday, Jesus’ Passion & the beginning of Holy Week Friends, food and celebration – that’s what brought Jesus and his followers together for their Last Supper. Then, warnings, anguished prayers, disappointment, betrayal. Things got worse fast: Arrest, fear, denials, a rigged trial, torture. Then, […]

Jesus offers Costly perfume for the world

Jesus changes the concept of “costly perfume” Text: John 12: 1-8; Fifth Sunday in Lent Costly perfume, in Jesus’ time, sometimes consisted of the oily essence of a delicious flower called nard. Its pungent scent can fill a garden or a house. In today’s story, Jesus’ dear friends in Bethany threw him a big dinner. […]