Sermon of June 24 — “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say”

John 20:1-18 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved,and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the…

March 27, 2016-Easter Sermon–“No Limits”

John Chapter 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, ‘They…

Happy Easter–Update of April 10, 2015

Hello friends and members of Emmanuel Church,  Tomorrow’s Core Discipleship Program is Postponed to Saturday, April 25th at 10 a.m.  We will deal with some Discipleship issues, particularly some practical prayer ‘tips.’  Plan on being there! On Sunday, we have worship at 10:15 a.m.Our Core Discipleship Theme for worship and 9 a.m. Bible Study is “Faithfulness.”…

Easter Sunday Sermon–“Christ is Risen, Indeed!”

John 20: 1-18 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have…

Sermon of April 15, 2012–“Sunday Evening”

I’ve honestly never noticed the sentence that comes right after the “Peace be with you” statement of the Risen Jesus. I guess I’ve always just focused on that peace which passes all understanding. However, this year what came to me very strongly was the sentence which comes after the Peace: “As the Father has sent…

Easter Sermons–April 8, 2012

Here are two Easter sermons. The first wrestles with John’s account in Chapter 20 of Jesus and Mary Magdalene meeting in the Garden. It’s here: Early The second deals Mark 16 and with the angel’s words to the women that Jesus “is not here and will meet you in Galilee, as he said.” You can…

Weekly Update–April 13, 2012

Hello Friends of Emmanuel Church, Sunday is worship at 10:15 a.m. The Bible lesson is from John 20 and the story of Doubting Thomas. The sermon title is “Sunday Evening.” After worship, the Women’s Guild will meet. All women of the church are part of the guild and are welcome with your ideas and suggestions….