Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Philippians 1 (Sixth Sunday of Easter)

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in ChristJesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2Grace toyou and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.3I thank my God every time I remember you, 4 constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, 5 because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day…

Act 17 (Fifth Sunday of Easter)

16While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply distressed tosee that the city was full of idols. 17So he argued in the synagogue withthe Jews and the devout persons, and also in the marketplace every daywith those who happened to be there. 18Also some Epicurean and Stoicphilosophers debated with him. Some said, “What does this babbler wantto say?” Others said,…

Acts 16 (Fourth Sunday of Easter)

16One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girlwho had a spirit of divination and brought her owners a great deal ofmoney by fortune-telling. 17While she followed Paul and us, she wouldcry out, “These men are slaves of the Most High God, who proclaim toyou a way of salvation.” 18She kept doing this for many days. But Paul,very much annoyed, turned…

Acts 9 (Third Sunday of Easter)

Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against thedisciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him forletters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any whobelonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound toJerusalem. 3Now as he was going along and approaching Damascus,suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. 4He…

John 20 (Second Sunday of Easter)

19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and thedoors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear ofthe Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be withyou.” 20After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Thenthe disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. 21Jesus said to them again,“Peace be with you. As…

John 20 (Easter Sunday)

20 1Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, MaryMagdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removedfrom the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the otherdisciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have takenthe Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laidhim.” 3 Then Peter and the other…

John 12

12The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard thatJesus was coming to Jerusalem. 13So they took branches of palm treesand went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one whocomes in the name of the Lord— the King of Israel!” 14Jesus found ayoung donkey and sat on it; as it is written: 15“Do not be afraid, daughterof Zion. Look, your king…

John 19

Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. 2And the soldierswove a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they dressedhim in a purple robe. 3They kept coming up to him, saying, “Hail, Kingof the Jews!” and striking him on the face. 4Pilate went out again andsaid to them, “Look, I am bringing him out to you to let you know that Ifind no case against him.” 5So Jesus…

John 18

28Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to Pilate’s headquarters. It wasearly in the morning. They themselves did not enter the headquarters, soas to avoid ritual defilement and to be able to eat the Passover. 29SoPilate went out to them and said, “What accusation do you bring againstthis man?” 30They answered, “If this man were not a criminal, we wouldnot have handed him…

John 18

After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with hisdisciples across the Kidron valley to a place where there was agarden, which he and his disciples entered. 2 Now Judas, whobetrayed him, also knew the place, because Jesus often met there with hisdisciples. 3 So Judas brought a detachment of soldiers together withpolice from the chief priests and the Pharisees, and…