Sermons tagged with ‘resurrection’

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The Peace of Christ

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Second Sunday of Easter, Year B 11 April 2021 Acts 4:32-35 Psalm 133 1 John 1:1-2:2 John 20:19-31   The disciples are behind locked doors. They are afraid the authorities will come for them, too. It is a small miracle that they are no longer scattered but are together again. It would be easier to […]

Fear and Amazement

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The Resurrection of the Lord, Year B 4 April 2021 Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Mark 16:1-8   On Good Friday, shortly after our service, I received a call from CNKW about whether I would be available for a short interview in the afternoon. The call was brief, and I was told […]

People of Hope

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Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A 17 May 2020 Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:8-20 1 Peter 3:13-22 John 14:15-21   I do not take pride in the fact that I expected Donald Trump to win the last American election. And one could say that the fact that I did, makes me a pessimist. But I don’t […]

The World Made Whole

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Resurrection of the Lord, Year A 12 April 2020 Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-18   When I was on my internship I preached every other week and I got to choose the hymns for those Sundays. Well, I was a new immigrant and I didn’t know our hymn book very well, […]

Divine Tears, Divine Love

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Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year A 29 March 2020 Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45   I did not grow up with the King James Version of the Bible. The version I grew up with was a revision of Martin Luther’s translation of the Bible. And although I generally favour a translation closer […]

Believing in the life with Jesus

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1 April 2018 Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Mark 16:1-8   Rudolf Bultmann was a good man. He was a brilliant theologian and one of my professors said about his own published dissertation about Bultmann’s theology that when he wrote his dissertation he had not yet […]

Easter Day, Year A, 16 April 2017

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Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 Matthew 28:1-10   We live in a time when it does not seem easy to proclaim the Christian faith, though I doubt that it ever was. It may have been that Christianity was the only game in town (though that certainly was not the situation of the early […]