Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. Finding Faith In The Resurrection Of Our Lord

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2012
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    An alternative sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Easter stressing experience of the Risen Lord as the foundation of enduring faith.

    4-15-2012 (2nd Sun. of Easter) John 20:19-31 When we think of the Apostle Thomas, we usually think of him in a somewhat negative light. The event involving Thomas in today’s Gospel lesson Thomas is the origin of the phrase, “Don’t be such a Doubting Thomas. This incident ...read more

  • 2. 2. God Uses Experience To Build Our Faith

    Contributed on Apr 22, 2012
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    Comparing John's account of Thomas's insistence upon having the same experience as the other Apostles, as recorded in Luke, brings clarity to the importance of experience in faith formation.

    4-22-12 Luke 24:36b-48 God Uses Experience to Build our Faith Last week I shared my thoughts on Thomas, how the account of his insistence upon personal experience of the risen Lord was not a weakness but rather a strength. That personal experience of the risen Lord became a foundation upon ...read more

  • 3. 3. Thomas's Experience

    Contributed on Apr 22, 2012
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    Thomas should not be condemned or even criticized for his insistence upon empirical evidence but rather provides an exemplary modal from which we can learn more about the nature of convincing faith.

    John 20:19-31 “Thomas’s Experience” When we think of the Apostle Thomas, we usually think of him in a somewhat negative light. The event involving Thomas in today’s Gospel lesson Thomas is the origin of the phrase, “Don’t be such a Doubting Thomas. This ...read more