Who Will Restore The Kingdom? – A Sermon On Acts 1:6-14

“Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?” That’s the question the apostles ask Jesus in today’s first reading (Acts 1:6-14). In one form or another it’s probably a question we’ve all asked at times…

The Gaps In Our Lives – A Sermon On Acts 1:6-14

At some point we all come to a gap in our life. It takes us to the edge of what we know, to the border of what we believe, to the horizon of what we can see, to the limit of our self-sufficiency. The gap is paradoxical. It look like two opposing edges and feels like we are being puled two different directions, but paradoxes remind us that there is more there than what we can see. Sometimes the gap feels like an ever widening chasm that I will never be able to bridge or cross. Other times it feels like an abyss into which I am falling and will never get out of. Sometimes that gap is about a longing and desire for something new, something different, something more. Other times that gap is about pain, loss, and heartbreak.

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