Loving Our Way to a New Heaven and a New Earth

“I saw a new heaven and a new earth,” St. John says. “I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God.” I heard “the one who was seated on the throne [say], ‘See, I…

A New Position and Role as Lover, John 13:1-17, 31-35

It’s not hard to imagine that after the supper fiasco in Bethany - Mary anointing Jesus’ feet, Judas’ outburst, and Jesus talking about his death - the disciples might have been looking forward to a quiet evening, just a regular…

A Sermon for Maundy Thursday, John 13:1-17, 31-35

The collect and readings for Maundy Thursday may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 13:1-17, 31-35, Jesus washing the disciples’ feet. Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from…

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