Working Out Our Life – A Sermon On John 17:6-19

In today’s gospel Jesus is praying. He’s not talking to the disciples and he’s not talking to us. He’s not teaching and he’s not giving instructions. He’s praying, and we’re listening in. And what a prayer it is. What do you hear in his prayer? I’m not just asking about what he prays for. I’m asking about what’s behind his prayer. What’s going on in him? What’s his prayer really about?

Holding the Opposites in Tension – A Sermon on John 17:20-26

John 17:20-26 What do you see when at the end of the day you look in a mirror? What does your life look like when you compare what you value with what you’ve done? Have you ever gone to bed…

Unity is a God-Entrusted Life, A Sermon on John 17:20-26

Be good. Take care of yourself. Have fun. Mind you manners. Work hard. Make good decisions. Learn a lot. Be careful. Call if you need something. Remember, I love you. Those are the kind of things we say when we…

A Lived Amen – A Sermon on John 17:6-19; Easter 7B

The collect and readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter may be found here. The following sermon is based on John 17:6-19. “Protect them from the evil one,” Jesus prays. We live in a dangerous world. I’m not telling you…

“That They May All Be One” – A Sermon For Easter 7C, John 17:20-26

The collect and readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 17:20-26. I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through…

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