Sermons by Rev. Robin Jacobson
‘JESUS CHRIST IS RISEN TODAY! But do we know that? Do we see it? Hear it? To what extent do we actually embrace it?
What had once been the mission of Jesus Christ alone, is now the whole mission and purpose of the Christ-worshipping church.
Mark 16:1-8 Those poor women are described in Mark’s Gospel as having been ‘Greatly Astonished! ‘Trembling’, ‘Bewildered’ ‘Afraid!’ and who can blame them? Utterly discombobulated! What were they to make of this? What are we to make of this? All they were wanting to do that morning was simply anoint the dead body of someone whom they had deeply loved, and followed, but for whom everything had seemed finished by that ghastly Good Friday tragedy, and that’s when they made…
A service remembering Christ’s Crucifixion.
A service remembering the night Jesus was betrayed and put on trial. Tenebrae (Latin ‘darkness’) refers to the extinguishing of light – in our case, candles.
This Palm Sunday morning as we wave our palm branches, our prayer is that our Hosannas would be the result of our having glimpsed the truth of who Jesus REALLY is
I thank God for where I am given to see that evidence of Christ at work right here in our community.
‘In Community with those at the Margins’
Sadly, people don’t know how deeply loved they actually are!
John puts this story of Jesus causing havoc in the temple right at the beginning of his ministry.
Exposing and releasing the most real stuff is ALWAYS what Jesus mostly does!
This – Jesus – is all God’s doing!
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our journey into Lent.
What is God’s light currently revealing of creation to you?
Isaiah makes God’s strength palpable, tangible, profoundly contextual.
Risk being about God’s business, God’s agenda & God’s purposes
What are you hearing from God as you allow yourself to listen?
discovering what God has revealed and continues to reveal in Jesus Christ about ourselves
Great is Thy faithfulness O God.
asking God to help me discern just where God was
A babe is born, Emmanuel.
Peace – this word means: SHALOM, describing a state of wholeness where it’s the bringing back into order that which has been shattered – lost in disorder!
LOVE! There are however SO many definitions of this much-used word.
JOY is from our being aligned with what is good for others.
Biblical ‘hope’ (elpis) is not so much about what we may be wanting as about our expectation of what God has promised.
Like those Magi, each of us are on a journey.
who are your spiritual heroes?
Our prayer is that we will continue to do whatever is necessary for us to come back to what Christ considers ESSENTIAL about our faith in him.