Search ResultsThe Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday Based on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects on different aspects of the painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when...
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See more hymns... The Baptism of the Lord In this sermon on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, Jim Somerville preaches about Jesus baptism, focusing on Jesus as the Father's beloved Son. (Length: 15:05) | | What Is the Core of the Gospel? "What is your gospel?" Greg Carey discusses the danger of deducing the gospel to "Four Spiritual Laws" and the importance of proclaiming the good news that God's kingdom has drawn near. | | Baptized in the Holy Spirit Reflecting on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, John van de Laar says Jesus' baptism is "not just about Jesus." It invites us to be baptized in the Holy Spirit and participate in God's work in the world. | | Jesus' Baptism Warren Carter's commentary on Matthew 3:13-17 tries to answer the question of why Jesus was baptized. To act justly, faithfully, and righteously—whether God or human—is to act in accord with God’s will. | | Baptism: A Welcome and a Commissioning Jason Buckwalter's commentary on Jesus' baptism (Luke 3:15-17, 21-22) connects the passage to Luke's narrative, the Old Testament, and to the church's baptismal practice. Baptism connects us to Jesus' life and prepares us for ministry. | | Prayers of the People: Baptism of Our Lord This is a prayer of intercession inspired by the baptism of Jesus at the Jordan River in Matthew 3:13-17, Mark 1:9-11, and Luke 3:21-23. | |