Christ the King B: Who is Jesus? November 24-25, 2012 John 18:33-37 I’ll be the first to admit that “Christ the King” is a strange holiday…. It’s strange because here in the United States we don’t have a king and we don’t much want one. It’s strange because if Jesus Christ is king, there are … More Who Is Jesus?
Pentecost 25B: Keep Calm and Carry On November 17-18, 2012 Mark 13:1-8 It was an anxious time to live in Great Britain. It was 1939 and the beginning of the second world war. People were preparing for a possible Nazi invasion. Britain’s Ministry of Information was charged with creating propaganda to improve the morale of … More Keep Calm and Carry On
Skit: Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath 1 Kings 17 November 11, 2012 Cast: Narrator, People, King Ahab, Elijah, Ravens, Widow, Widow’s Son (nonspeaking), God (Narrator is up at pulpit; People are gathered around looking up at him) Narrator: King Ahab was an evil king. In fact he was more evil than all the kings who … More Skit: Elijah and the Widow of Zarepheth
Pentecost 24 – Hope of a Widow November 10-11, 2012 1 Kings 17:8-16 Mark 12:38-44 In 1st Kings, Elijah is told to visit a widow and ask her to feed him. In Psalm 146 we hear that the “Lord upholds the orphan and the widow.” In the gospel of Mark, Jesus points out to … More Hope of a Widow