Easter People Behind Locked Doors

Now THIS is a Sunday sermon worth reading today and every day – and passing along to everyone who reads YOUR blog. Thank you Pastor Banks.

Downward, Upward, and Forward Behind Jesus

Andrew Finiish As a Special Olympian, Andrew has run in many 1 mile “fun runs,” but he has always dreamed of finishing a 5k race. However, Down’s Syndrome and surgically-reconstructed knees have made it impossible. The good news is Easter transforms impossibility into reality.

1 Peter 1:3-9 NRSV

It’s the Season of Easter. The Lord is Risen. Christ is alive! Jesus is on the loose. The Messiah is on the move. And he’s coming for his disciples! He’s coming to offer them an incredible gift!

As we our Epistle Lesson testifies:

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” (1 Peter 1:3).

And where are the disciples?

The first verse of our gospel lesson this morning reads: “When it was evening on that day, the first…

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2 comments

  1. Powerful! Great message.

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    1. Isn’t it? I think his best.

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