'Isaiah 53' Tagged Posts

'Isaiah 53' Tagged Posts

“WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?”

Remember when the Peanuts cartoon strip came to the TV screen – Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty, Pig Pen? Remember how often the kids were shown sitting in the classroom, responding to the teacher’s questions and instructions?  Do you remember the teacher’s voice – what she sounded like? You could never understand her words. It was always: “Wah, wa, wah, wa, wah…” I didn’t get this until I was older.  It was the cartoonist’s way of saying that the…

“CROSS-EXAMINATIONS”

Our Lenten sermon series this season will take the form of a “cross-examination” at a courtroom trial.  Each Bible text will present a charge or question which leads to an “examination.” Much of the Passion History of our Savior shows Christ Jesus on trial before Caiphas and Pilate.  But the textual questions posed in our “cross-examinations” place Christ on trial in the courtroom of your heart and mine.  They also place us on trial in the courtroom of the Most…