Sermon, Truth, Christ the King, John 18:33-37

The Truth Does Not Belong to Us – A Sermon on John 18:33-37

“Are you the King of the Jews?” (From John 18:33-37, the gospel for Christ the King Sunday) It’s a simple question and Pilate wants a simple answer, a simple truth. Yes or no. You either are or you aren’t. Which is it? That’s the kind of question I always tried to ask when I was practicing law. Yes or no? This or that? I wanted … Continue reading The Truth Does Not Belong to Us – A Sermon on John 18:33-37

The Feast of Christ the King

Today is the Last Sunday in the Season after Pentecost. Although, it is not a formally recognized feast day in the Book of Common Prayer, today is often celebrated as the Feast of Christ the King. The collect and readings for today focus on Christ’s kingship. The gospel appointed for today is John 18:33-37. 33Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, … Continue reading The Feast of Christ the King