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Writing and Rest

Sojourners, I'm really excited for the next two weeks of preaching at Sojourners Church. We are cal...

Holy Week Sunday - He Is Risen, So Go Tell Others

(Account taken from Mark 16, Matthew 28, Luke 24, and John 20) It's early morning on the 3rd day. T...

Union with Christ: Romans 6:1-14

Introduction: Our Problem: The Penalty and Power of Sin (vv.1-3 and various) Our Hope: Union With C...

Holy Week Saturday - Tomb Security and Silence

The next day, that is, after the day of Preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered be...

Holy Week Friday - Slandered, Sentenced, and Slain

Jesus ended late Thursday night praying in anguish and submission to his Father, “Abba, Father...

Holy Week Thursday - Selfless Service And Sacrificial Love

On Thursday, the stage is set for Jesus and his disciples to eat the Passover meal together in the u...

Holy Week Wednesday - The Crowds Flock, The Leaders Plot

The previous days had been busy ones for Jesus. Colors, noise, motions and emotions—all words ...

Holy Week Tuesday - All Authority Is Christ's

On Monday, we saw Jesus as a Holy King who stands squarely against sin and injustice. Today, Tuesday...

Holy Week Monday - A Holy King in an Unholy Temple

 It was the time of the Passover. Jerusalem was filled to the brim with people, many travelers ...

Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-17: "Be Adorers of Christ"

Introduction: Why This Week Matters 1. The People's Hosanna: What were they saying? (vv.8-9, 15-16)...