Fifth Sunday in Lent
from the book
THE VICTORY OF FAITH
New Testament Sermons For Lent And Easter
Mark J. Molldrem
Going to northern Canada? Bring your parka.
Going to the pool? Do not forget your swimsuit.
Going to the big game? Put on school colors.
Going to the beach? You better remember the sunscreen.
It is important to know where you are going. Then, you will know what to wear.
Jesus was going to die. So, he wrapped himself in prayer. Throughout the gospel accounts we see Jesus praying, whether with his disciples or alone. Like a priest who offers prayers for the people and himself, Jesus "offered up prayers and supplications" to his Heavenly Father. Well-practiced in prayer, it should come as no surprise that Jesus is the one to whom the disciples turned when they wanted to learn how to pray. To that particular request, Jesus taught them the Lord's Prayer, which has been handed down to us today: "Our Father, who art in heaven.ƒ"
Jesus was going to die. There is no place in the scriptures where Jesus is more focused in prayer ...
This Fifth Sunday in Lent sermon, Prayer Clothes, is based on Hebrews 5:5-10 and relates to Fifth Sunday in Lent of Cycle of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book THE VICTORY OF FAITH. 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. ...