Resource from April 2017

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Sermon; April 23, 2017 WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT HIM… Luke 24:13-35

Luke is an absolutely masterful storyteller, and his retelling of the Emmaus Road encounter on Easter day surely ranks as one of the great short stories in the Bible.  There are two most important points which come out in the story, but it is an infinitely richer story than that so I want to talk […]

Easter Sunday 4/16/17 WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN? Luke 24:1-12

Beginning in December we have been following the life and ministry of Jesus through the eyes of Luke’s Gospel.  There will be one more Sunday of that as we look at a resurrection appearance next week, then we will shift into Luke’s recounting of the early church’s beginnings in the Book of Acts.  I think […]

Palm Sunday 4/9/17 AND SO IT BEGINS… Luke 19:29-44

In J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic, The Lord of the Rings, as a huge battle is about to begin at Helm’s Deep, Theoden looks at the battlefield and the approaching army and utters the classic line, “And so it begins…”  I couldn’t get that line and that image out of my head as I focused on the […]

Sermon 4/2/17 I CAN’T SEE!!! Luke 18:31-19:10

Today concludes our journey through the life and ministry of Jesus leading up to Holy Week as presented in Luke’s Gospel.  In each of the four years of the Narrative Lectionary we will take that journey through the eyes of a different Gospel writer.  We have seen many of the stories which are unique to […]