Sermons on Christmas & Easter

Deliver Us From Evil

Matthew 2:16-18 — The Massacre of the Innocents is the part of the Christmas story that we don’t like to think about. It’s the part that usually isn’t found in the Nativity play that children perform, nor is it mentioned in the Christmas cards we give to our loved ones. It’s difficult to understand why, in…

Mundane & Extraordinary

Luke 1:26-38, 2:1-21 — There are some truly remarkable details in the Christmas story. Some things happened that never had before or since. There are also some parts of the story that are very ordinary. The narrative is a mixture of the common and the unique, the breathtaking and the boring. In this sermon, we…

Caesar & Jesus

Luke 23:1-2, John 18:30-19:33 — “If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar’s friend…” There is one person who looms large over the account of Jesus’ trial and crucifixion who we don’t think about very much. He wasn’t there, but his influence most certainly was. His voice was never heard, but he was on…

The Weeping King

Luke 19:41-44 — “And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it…” For those who love the Lord Jesus, Palm Sunday feels so right, for it seems as though Jesus was finally being treated in an appropriate way. For a brief moment Jesus was not despised and rejected but rather adored…