Epistle: 1 John 1:1-2:2 (Easter 2: Series B)
In the next three weeks, Saint John will explore some of the implications of the resurrection, especially for Christians as they consider how to live in the present and what is in store for us in the future.
Epistle: I Corinthians 5:6b-8 (Easter Sunday: Series B)
In the resurrection Jesus transcended time, space, and death; those things which limit human existence. So, the stone was not rolled away for Jesus, but for the disciples and for us.
Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11 (Palm Sunday: Series B)
Paul wants us to see this “present evil age” is dominated by a theology of glory and “the age to come” is dominated by a theology of the cross. They are two ways of understanding and interpreting all of reality, but especially the ways and nature of God.
Epistles: Hebrews 5:1-10 (Lent 5: Series B)
The fact of Jesus being the greatest of all priests in the greatest of all orders of priesthood, means Jesus is the consummate pastor for those in need of a powerful and availing shepherd.
Epistle: Ephesians 2:1-10 (Lent 4: Series B)
The preacher of this text should follow the logic of the text, the divinely inspired genius of Saint Paul, and get out of the way.