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?

Judas, More Than A Betrayer? – A Sermon On John 13:21-32 For Wednesday In Holy Week

Wednesday in Holy Week - John 13:21-32 What comes to mind when you hear the name Judas?  For most of us, I suspect, the first thing we think of is betrayal. Judas is the one who betrayed Jesus. Judas is…

“Lord, who is it?” A Sermon on John 13:21-32

He was the one they had waited for. They had grown up hearing stories of his coming. Then one day he showed up and chose them to be his friends and students, to follow and learn. He took them new…

The Fragrance of Holy Week

Most of our time and attention in Holy Week are given to the triduum and rightly so. The three days of that period encompass Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. They are, perhaps, the most holy days of the year.…

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.”…

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