Sermons by Rev. Robin Jacobson
Our truest selves – are being woken up!
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So many people and situations that may seem solid and together but who are actually just crying out for life-giving water to be released from within them!
When we cry out for help, from where do we hope our help may come?
Summary Today’s passage (Matthew 4:1-11) reveals for us both the nature of temptation and the wiles of how we are led into temptation. Temptation draws from what we know – in Christ’s case it was his own authority as well as his deep knowledge of scripture – but then twists those things in our minds towards some toxic, nefarious end for which they were certainly not intended. There’s the Tempter’s straw man argument of ‘…if you are…then…’ To which Christ’s…
Christ’s transfiguration is presented as God’s endorsement of who Jesus is
We are invited to “chew” on the difficult text.
Following Christ is meant to be what makes life worth living
What is the food Christ longs for you to be eating?
People everywhere are frightened – all the time!
Summary 29 The next day John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
we are being urged NOT to hold back
to help us wrestle with what we may learn from Mary and Joseph
There are so many things that scream for our attention, that it’s almost impossible to notice which points us to Christ!
it was to these lowly types, utterly without social or religious status, that God chose to send the Herald Angels announcing Christ’s birth!