"Apostles" Tagged Sermons

Pentecost – and what it does to the guys with the big sticks.

Pentecost – and what it does to the guys with the big sticks. Jesus is dead and the apostles are in panic mode. They have barricaded the door because they are afraid that talking about God’s love and grace would anger the neighbours. Many neighbours, way back then as well as today like God to be as angry as they are. And because most neighbours don’t like to be told that they’re wrong, and because God will send you to hell…

The ascended Jesus is very close to us.

The ascended Jesus is very close to us. God-in-Christ experiences life on earth as a human being, just like you and I do. And that is what enables us to follow in Jesus’ footsteps as his disciples. We can follow Jesus’ way of being human as we would follow a compass, which leads us to a life of love, caring and generosity. And then, after death, we follow Christ into resurrected life, because in our mutual love, we are eternally…