The Night Of Betrayal – A Sermon On John 13:21-32

Here’s my question. In what ways have you been the betrayer? Whom have you betrayed? And how did that happen? 

“Very truly, I tell you,” Jesus said, “one of you will betray me.” Everyone at the table looked around wondering who it was. I wonder if they looked at themselves or just each other. I wonder if they looked at their own lives; their thoughts, words, and deeds; things done and left undone. 

I wonder if they were relieved when Jesus dipped the bread in the dish and gave it to Judas. Are you? Continue reading The Night Of Betrayal – A Sermon On John 13:21-32

A Sermon for Wednesday in Holy Week, John 13:21-32

The collect and readings for Wednesday in Holy Week may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 13:21-32. After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, “Very truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.” The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was speaking. One of his disciples—the one whom Jesus loved—was reclining next to him; Simon … Continue reading A Sermon for Wednesday in Holy Week, John 13:21-32