The Unforeseeable Future – An Advent Sermon On Luke 21:25-36

In today’s gospel Jesus speaks of the “‘Son of Man coming in a cloud’ with power and great glory.” I think that’s a metaphor for the future. I’ve recently begun to think of Advent as the coming of our future, and a time when we prepare, as best we can, if we can, for that future.  What comes up for you when you look toward or think about your future? How do you live with a future that is unforeseeable?

There Will Be Signs – An Advent Sermon on Luke 21:25-36

“There will be signs,” Jesus said (from the gospel for the First Sunday of Advent, Luke 21:25-36). When I was a child one of the signs I always looked forward to was my Advent calendar. Every year about this time…

Sermon for Advent 1C – Faithfulness Not Forecasting

The collect and readings for yesterday, the First Sunday of Advent, may be found here. The appointed gospel was Luke 21:25-36. 25“There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations…

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