Contributing sermons since Mar 11, 2015
Contributed on Aug 30, 2020
The story of Paul in the Areopagus in Athens will be a nice one for philosophers and the intellectuals of the times
The story of Paul in the Areopagus in Athens will be a nice one for philosophers and the intellectuals of the times and to some extent the postmodern folks of today who neither think much about science or of religion. Yet this story is also the story of our time and of ordinary folks who are ...read more
Contributed on May 7, 2020
Do not cry the Lord is risen
Easter Sunday April 12, 2020 Why Are You Crying? Ps. 118 1 -2, 14 – 24; John 21 : 1 – 18. Ezekiel Ette In the 2000 years of Christianity, there are only two recorded occasions where the church was officially closed around the world. The first was during the Spanish Flu which occurred between 1918 ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2020
The world is in a locked down mode this Palm Sunday. Streets are empty and businesses are closed. We are told to stay home and if we must venture out, to avoid touching our face and to wear mask to avoid spreading the deadly Corona Virus.
Palm Sunday “HOSANNA” IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC Ezekiel Ette, Ph.D. (Matt 21 : 1 – 11) As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her ...read more
Contributed on Oct 15, 2018
In our darkest night, when situations border on the shades of death, in our darkest hour when all help and comfort seems to flee, it is comforting to know that our weary and wandering spirit finds solace in the God of our salvation.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. (KJV) (Ps. 23 : 4) “It was a poisoned mushroom.” The doctor said after he examined Lawrence. He looked into his eyes and shone a light at the undilated ...read more
Contributed on Jan 14, 2018
We all were called to serve God through the works of our hands and our intellect. No matter what we do, we are responding to our calling. God still calls each of us but we do not know how to receive God's message because we do not recognize the call.
The idea of calling or vocation outside of the priesthood is a protestant idea that came with the reformation. It was believed then, as at now, that we are called to different vocations in life and whatever we do is a result of our obedience to a divine plan. Therefore the carpenter was in service ...read more