Sermon.05.17.20. Easter6A St. Paul’s Episcopal – Brookings Fr. Larry Ort Acts 17.22-31; Psalm 66.7-18; 1 Peter 3.13-22; John 14.15-21 Today’s gospel continues our study of Jesus’ Final Discourse. Last Sunday we considered Jesus’ promising words of comfort to the disciples – “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you.
Sermon.05.10.20 St. Paul’s Episcopal – Brookings Fr. Larry Ort Acts 7.55-60; Psalm 31.1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2.2-10; John 14.1-14 John 13-17 is Jesus’ farewell discourse delivered during the Last Supper. Jesus and the disciples gathered in the upper room. During dinner, Jesus got up, put a towel around his waist, and washed the disciples’ feet. They were taken aback. After finishing, Jesus asked if they knew what he had done. He then reminded them they called him Teacher and Lor
Sermon.05.03.20 St. Paul’s Episcopal – Brookings Fr. Larry Ort Acts 2.42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2.19-25; John 10.1-10 The past two Sundays we have focused on the hope found in Jesus Christ. Last Sunday we considered the account of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus who were joined by Jesus, although they did not recognize him. After relating the events that had transpired in Jerusalem, they ended their account by saying, “We had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel”