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Monthly Archive for April, 2011

Lenten Sermon Series: What So Good about Good Friday? The Fifth Word: I Thirst John 19:28-37, NRSV Reflections The stories in John of Jesus offering living water, of those following him never being hungry or thirsty, only heightens our sens of horror and awe, as we get the full impact of what John is saying, […]

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Lenten Sermon Series: What So Good about Good Friday? The Fourth Word: Forsaken by God Matthew 27:45-46, NRSV Reflections To speak of sin by itself…is to forget the resolve of God…. Human sin is stubborn, but not as stubborn as the grace of God and half so persistent, not half so ready to suffer to […]

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Lenten Sermon Series: What So Good about Good Friday? The Third Word: Woman, Behold Your Son John 19:23-27, NRSV Reflections Christianity served as a revitalization movement that arose in response to the misery, chaos, fear, and brutality of life in the urban Greco-Roman world…. Christianity revitalized life in Greco-Roman cities by providing new norms and […]

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