Tag Archives: Crucifixion

Lectionary Sermon for 14 April 2019 (Palm Sunday) Year C on Luke 19:28-40

You Choose When we read about the significant events in the story of Jesus I guess the easy task would be to decide what the event meant for the key characters. Only then I suspect are we ready for the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Good Friday, 3 April 2015 Year B (selected verses from John 18:1- 19:42)

(Amended from sermon Good Friday 2012) Good Friday attracts us to safe familiar paths. Each year there we find the call to the in-group of religious spectators and church-goers to rehearse once more the familiar sufferings endured by Jesus, to … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for March 1, 2015 Lent 2 Year B based on Mark 8: 31-38

He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me“. Mark 8:34 What did that mean….“Take up your cross and … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 25 June 2017 (Pentecost 3) on Matthew 10:37-42

37Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;38and whoever does not take up the cross and follow me is not worthy … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Good Friday Year A (18 April 2014) on selected passages from John Chs18 -19

Good Friday Sermon, Year A Have you noticed the irony in where Jesus was crucified? Jesus had spent much of his mission identifying and breaking down the walls between people, and there he was, being crucified at Golgotha just outside … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 4 March 2012 Lent 2 Year B based on Mark 8: 31-38

He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me“. Mark 8:34 Jesus said, “If any want to become my … Continue reading

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