Sermons from January 2020

Sermons from January 2020

Medieval image of Jesus Casting out a Demon

What Do You Want with Me, Jesus?

They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes. And when Jesus stepped out of the boat, immediately a man with an unclean spirit met him from out of the tombs. He lived among the tombs; and no one could restrain him anymore, even with a chain; for he had often been restrained with shackles and chains, but he wrenched the chains apart and he broke the shackles in pieces; and no one had…
Jesuits' Symbol

More than Parables Alone

Again Jesus began to teach beside the sea. Such a very large crowd gathered around him that he got into a boat on the sea and sat there, while the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. He began to teach them many things in parables, and in his teaching he said to them: “Listen! A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and the birds came and ate it…
Contemporary painting of Jesus healing a leper

Beyond boundaries

They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, Jesus entered the synagogue and taught. They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. Just then there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit, and he cried out, “What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are, the Holy One of God.” But Jesus rebuked…