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'crucifixion' Tagged Sermons

Hosanna! Lord, Save Us!

Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 (Palm/Passion Sunday) I think one of the many lessons I’m learning during this whole time of isolation and quarantine is that things never really go the way we expect them to go.  Right now, whenever I look at the news, it seems that things keep getting worse and worse. It started as…

Christ the King: Jesus Meets Pilate

Sermon on John 18:33-37 So, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but it’s still election season around here. You know, the rest of the country has moved on…they’ve got non-stop Christmas at this point. But now, anytime I turn on the TV, actually, anytime I open up my computer, there is some sort of ad,…

Good Friday: The Anti-Pilate

Every year we celebrate Good Friday. And every year its the same text—the Passion according to John. And every year I am (or someone like me is) charged with getting up into the pulpit and saying something meaningful about Good Friday. About Jesus’ trial and crucifixion and death. About what it means and what it means to you. …