Posts with the tag “disciples”
Sermon for the Last Sunday of the Church Year, AD 2020
November 23rd, 2020
Today’s reading from Matthew is often called the parable of the sheep and the goats, but it isn’t really a parable. It is a description of Jesus’ real judgment at the end of time. Jesus reveals this f...
Sermon for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
August 31st, 2020
These three things – deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow him – are simple, but that doesn’t mean they are easy. The difficulty combined with the fact that “disciple” is a “churchy” word can ...
Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
August 24th, 2020
In the first century there were all sorts of ideas concerning who Jesus is. King Herod, who killed John the Baptist, saw Jesus as a resurrected John, riling up the people with his calls to repentance....