Tag Archives: Jesus

Life Follows Where Love Leads

A sermon preached on July 22, 2018, Proper 11, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingston, NY.  You can read today’s scripture by clicking here.  We began today’s worship with the hymn – “In Christ there is no east or … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Sermon from Deacon Sue

A sermon preached at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Lent III, March 4, 2018 by the Rev. Dcn. Sue Bonsteel.  You can read the day’s scripture by clicking here. ….and Jesus went into the temple. There he found people illegally … Continue reading

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In This Sanctuary

Click here for this week’s scripture. The end of Matthew’s Gospel today references the presence of God that we experience when we are engaged in various forms of prayer. “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I … Continue reading

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Rest

You can find this week’s scripture readings by clicking here. Something miraculous happened to me about two weeks ago:  I got a cpap machine.  (cpap=continuous positive airway pressure) For the past 3 years or so, I’ve been in this seemingly … Continue reading

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Crucifying Truth – A Palm Sunday Reflection

Click here for today’s readings. Jesus entered Jerusalem to shouts of welcome, palms waving in the air as a sign of victory.  It was the same way they greeted a king. The way we greet someone who is supposed to vanquish … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

The hour is coming, says Jesus. “The hour is coming when you will worship [God] neither in this mountain nor In Jerusalem.” “The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship [God] in spirit and … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets Nicodemus in the Night

The theme for Lent this year is 5 Meetings with Jesus.  This week, Jesus meets Nicodemus in the night.  Click here for Lent II, Year A readings. I love this story from John’s Gospel.  I love the symbolism and the … Continue reading

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