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Sermons on Holy Week

Ascending and Descending in Christ

Maundy Thursday – Descending and Ascending in Christ Doug FloydJohn 13 God is kneeling.before a man who will betray him to his enemies.before men who will deny him and forsake him. The High and Holy One descends to the misery of broken people with broken hearts and broken lives, who keep on breaking His glorious creation. Jesus descends into the mess and…

Palm Sunday

Rev. Doug Floyd Palm SundayRev. Doug FloydMark 15:1-39 Today marks the beginning of Holy Week. The Gospel today is sort of an overture for the whole week. The lectionary gives us the option of reading a shorter reading that includes Mark 15:1-39. If we choose the longer reading, we begin in Mark 14 and continue through vs 47 of 15. This reading…

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday 2023Rev. Dr. Les MartinJohn 13:1-5 In the name of the living God, Father, Son and the Holy Spirit, amen. During the years that Kate and I lived in Nigeria, there was a story that often repeated itself. Sometimes at the market, sometimes at the bank, sometimes in a government queue. We’d be waiting patiently and a man, it was almost…