Sermons from May 2017

Sermons from May 2017

That They May All Be One

It may take us a little extra today for us to really hear and take in these words of Jesus. This is not the usual Memorial Day scripture passage you her. As part of what is known as the high-priestly prayer, these words definitely sound like they are spoken in rarefied air. I am using the translation by Rev. Eugene Peterson today, which I seldom do– to help bring the words back to earth, which are more relevant to us…

Never Orphaned, Never Alone

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and he will be in you. “I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you. In a little while the world will no longer…