Sermons from March 2016

Romans 6:1-11 (Easter Sunday 2016)

Romans 6 may not be a traditional “Easter Sunday” passage, but it is a powerful image of our being “united with”, “joined to”, or even “conjoined to” Christ in his death, resurrection, and glorification! It is both a mystery but a powerful truth when we realize that we are joined with Him, and that we…

Mark 14:10-25

Continuing in Mark 14, we are within hours of Jesus’s betrayal and arrest, but at this moment Jesus is preparing to share the Passover meal with his disciples. During the meal he announces the fact that someone among them will betray Him! The other gospels tell us that “Satan has entered into Judas’s heart” already…

Mark 14:1-9

The opening of Mark chapter 14 begins with a huge contrast: the religious elite who are both ceremonially preparing to “worship” on the Passover, but inside are plotting the sin of murder compared with a woman, unnamed here in Mark, humbly coming and pouring out a significantly costly offering onto Jesus as an act of…