Sermon for Sunday, April 30th

There is a little bit of comedy in these passages of Scripture in my opinion.  Repeatedly, Jesus has asked them to go back and stay in Jerusalem the entire time between his resurrection and ascension.  To be more correct, he told them to stay in Jerusalem before he was arrested and crucified.  Now, we are at the ascension of Jesus in the land of Galilee!  However, Jesus himself was leading them back.

Sermon for Sunday, April 16, 2023

They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together  and saying, “It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.” Then the two told what had happened on the way, and how Jesus was recognized by them when he broke the bread.

Sermon for Resurrection Sunday, April 9, 2023

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.  In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?  He is not here; he has risen!