October 26, 2014
Matthew 22:34-46
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17

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The Resurrection Is Freedom

Fifth Sunday in Lent

from the book
PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION
Sermons For Lent And Easter


MARK ELLINGSEN



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We have all lived through the death of a loved one. We have all ached when someone we dearly love has passed away. We have all wondered about what comes next, and fretted about our own death. In our gospel story for today we find Jesus dealing with those experiences. And together with Lazarus, Jesus (along with our other Bible lessons) shows us what comes next after sin and death. He does not just show it; he gives it. What he gives is freedom given through love. That is what comes next when the new life is given, when death and sin are conquered. Freedom given through love is what awaits us on the other side of death. Let us hear the story.

Jesus certainly loved the dying man and his family. When Mary and Martha (Lazarus' sisters) first came to tell Jesus about their brother's illness, they did it by telling Jesus, "Lord, he whom you love is ill (John...

This Fifth Sunday in Lent sermon, The Resurrection Is Freedom, is based on John 11:1-45 and relates to Fifth Sunday in Lent of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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