A Gift for the Angry: “My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?” Good Friday 2019

“from that cross, a gift of these words. A gift for us below, us who doubt and believe. A gift for the angry, the wavering, the weary. A gift for the destitute. Jesus gives us not the semblance of abandonment, but the lament of one who is desperately, utterly alone. A gift from the cross so that we might eternally know that our God knows the depths of our despair.”

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Finished: A Sermon for Good Friday

Finished: A Sermon for Good Friday Shrewsbury Ecumenical Good Friday Service, March 24, 2016 28 After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said (in order to fulfill the scripture), ‘I am thirsty.’ 29A jar full of sour wine was standing there. So they put a sponge full of the wine on a […]

Fight and Flight: A Sermon for Good Friday

Ecumenical Good Friday Service, April 3, 2015. Hosted by the Northbridge Clergy Association, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Whitinsville MA. The Betrayal, Arrest & Crucifixion of Jesus: John 18:1- 19:42 Sung: Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (Were you there?) Were you there when they crucified my Lord? O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble! tremble! […]