Monthly Archives: March 2012
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“Our John 3:16 Sign” John 3:14-21 John Henson Delivered to Church for the Highlands The Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 18, 2012 Podcast is here Do you remember this guy? He tends to pop in our heads when we … Continue reading
I was reading through commentaries this past week re: the John 3:14-21 text for this Sunday. It is a passage I’ve read and preached on countless times, yet, as with the rest of this Gospel, I always find more to … Continue reading
The Psalm for this Sunday, Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22, is a testimony of praise in worship for God’s redemptive help, especially for Israel in the past as they rebelled and suffered in the wilderness. The psalmist called out for the congregation … Continue reading
Numbers 21:4-9 . . . but the people became impatient on the way. You can’t miss this phrase as you read through the OT text for this Sunday. It just stands out in the passage, more significant–and threatening–than the poisonous … Continue reading
“Anger Ally” John 2:13-22 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Third Sunday in Lent, March 11, 2012 [Trailer Clip from Anger Management movie] There are some real issues with anger management here. We laugh, but fully realizing that we can … Continue reading
The story of Jesus turning over tables in the Temple is familiar, both inside and outside of the Christian faith. What I have found, however, is that familiarity doesn’t always result in acceptance. We tend to overlook the fact the … Continue reading
As I write my sermon on Jesus taking a whip after certain people, overturning tables, and causing a ruckus in the Temple, I am wondering what constitutes a cause for righteous indignation? If Jesus provides a model for healthy anger, … Continue reading
The Gospel text for this Sunday, John 2:13-22, in video: I will explore the issue of anger and how Jesus dealt with it tomorrow and then in my sermon for this Sunday.