Sermons from 2016
First Sunday After Easter-2016
On the Sunday of Easter, the women’s fears were removed. On the Sunday after Easter, the doubts of Thomas were removed. That’s our focus as well. The fact that the pillars of the Christian faith have had fears and doubts is comforting to us – because God helped them, and He has promised to help us too.
The 40 day period of Lent properly ends with Maundy Thursday. Good Friday is its own day. This is the day that Christ died to save the world. This is truly when our salvation was won and victory over the devil declared. Three days later, on Easter, this fact will be vindicated or proved. Good Friday Service – 7pm, March 25
March 25 is Christmas! (Christmas??) March 25 is the traditional date for the angel Gabriel’s annunciation (announcement) to the Virgin Mary: “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus.” (Luke 1:31) Mary believed these words and Christ was conceived in her by the Holy Spirit. Why was March 25th chosen as the day for this festival? Some cite an old Jewish tradition that assumed that the great patriarchs and…