30
Mar
2015

Meditation on the Passion of Our Lord

A brief meditation on the Passion of our Lord Jesus, following a narrative reading of the Gospel of Mark, chapters 14-15, about the betrayal, trial, suffering and death of our Lord.

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23
Mar
2015

Helper of the fatherless

Sermon on Psalm 10 for Life Sunday, about how the abortion industry continues to take the innocent lives of nearly 1 million American babies a year, and what we as Christians can do to respond with the love of Christ and to advocate for the voiceless and fatherless. What is a father's role, for good or bad, in abortion? How can the church encourage a new generation of parents?

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16
Mar
2015

The Path left behind, and the Path chosen for us

Sermon on Ephesians 2:1-10, for the 4th Sunday in Lent, about sin, our sinful nature, God's immeasurable love and grace in Christ Jesus, a brief description of grace and faith, and the role of our good works in the Christian walk.

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9
Mar
2015

Destroy this Temple

Sermon on John 2:13-22, for the 3rd Sunday in Lent, about the zeal of Jesus when He cleansed the Temple. What does it take to "light a fire" in you? What is the difference between good zeal and bad zeal? What did Jesus aim to do by cleansing the Temple? What happened when He did it a second time? Why did Jesus refer to His own body as a Temple?

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2
Mar
2015

Self-denial and cross-bearing

Sermon on Mark 8:27-38, for the 2nd Sunday in Lent, about the marks of discipleship, and how Jesus calls us to see our life of discipleship to be modeled after His own self-denial and cross-bearing. What does it mean to bear our crosses, and how do we find strength or victory? What does it mean to reject or say no to ourselves?

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