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Sermons from April 2024

Ascending and Descending in Christ

Rev. Doug Floyd 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…

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…

Lent 5 – Beholding Jesus

Rev. Dr. Les Martin Lent 5 2024Rev. Dr. Les MartinJohn 12:20–36 For I know nothing among you but Christ Jesus and him crucified in the name of the living God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today is a preview of Passion Sunday, when lent begins its painful and dramatic conclusion. By focusing on the final trials, sufferings and…