What does Jesus’s death do? I want to discuss the four popular views of the atonement and a fifth I think shouldn’t be neglected as we consider our Saviour’s death.
A story of one grace giving way to another and of God's faithfulness to his promise.
In Ottawa this weekend, at least at the time I printed my sermon, 76 bank accounts have been frozen, 147 people have been arrested, 22 drivers licenses have been revoked. Divisions in our nation have been made plain and deepened. In this context we hear the voice of our God: “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you”
We pay a lot of lipservice to love, it motivates, inspires, challenges and changes us. In today's sermon we hear a vision from St. Paul of a particular kind of love, charity, that is supposed to define those who have received Jesus's mercy. Preached in the Parish of the North Peace January 30, 2022.
This week we hear a story of restoration after scattering, we remember how the hearing of God's Word reshaped a community. The wood carving of Ezra the priest used as an image is by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld from 1860.
Angels are one of the more strange parts of many bible stories. Why is it important for God to tells us about these terrifying messengers?
This is a paraphrase of the third part of the Anglican Exhortation Against the Fear of Death in the Reformation Book of Homilies. It was preached in the Parish of the North Peace June 27, 2021.
This sermon is a paraphrase of part 2 of the Exhortation Against the Fear of Death in the Anglican Book of Homilies, a formulary text for Anglicanism rooted in the Reformation. It was preached in the Parish of the North Peace June 20, 2021
This sermon is a paraphrase of part 1 of the Exhortation Against the Fear of Death in the Anglican Book of Homilies, a formulary text for Anglicanism rooted in the Reformation. It was preached in the Parish of the North... Continue Reading →