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Sermons on Mark

RISEN FROM DOOM WITH HEALING

What a joyful Easter morning, in spite of a cold snap, to celebrate Christ Jesus’ resurrection from the dead!  According to the earliest recording of the Good News of Jesus, the Gospel of St. Mark, the first Easter morning started off more like a typical present day of doom scrolling with the women who had…

Overturning the Tables

  Our scripture reading today from the Gospel of Mark occurs the day after Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. He enters Jerusalem amid exultation from the masses who are gathered for Passover and He is welcomed into the city as their chosen King. The people demonstrate their approval by the laying down of their cloaks…

Lift up your voice, do not fear.

Scripture Reading       Mark 1: 1 – 8 Lift up your voice. Lift it up, do not fear.                                                                                                     Feeding, gathering, carrying, leading: This is how God will come.                                                  The old will pass away.  A new world will dawn.                                                                                             Love, faithfulness righteousness, peace: Theses will mark God’s new day.                   Love needs a path.  Peace needs a highway.                                                                                         Even…

Stay Alert! 

Scripture:  Mark 13:24-37 Today we begin the Advent season. Advent is a season of expectancy and an opportunity to prepare for the Christmas celebration. This season invites us into the ancient longing that God would send a Savior, the promised Messiah. Advent also reminds us that we must be alert for Jesus’ Second and Final…