Sermons tagged with ‘Ascension’

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The Ascension of Our Lord


Acts 1 1In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning 2until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3After his suffering he presented himself alive to them by many convincing […]

When we forget to look up … we walk in circles


The Ascension of the Lord, Year A 21/24 May 2020 Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47 Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53   When Jesus ascends into heaven the disciples follow him with their eyes. As when we say goodbye to someone and watch them until we can no longer see them. We don’t do that with everyone, but […]

Seventh Sunday of Easter – 28 May 2017


Acts 1:6-14 Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 John 17:1-11   I was ordained at Redeemer in Vancouver in 1994. My first call was to a congregation in Winnipeg. I knew that it was a difficult call. My predecessor had been asked to leave, and while I think that it was for good reason, […]