Sermon broadcast from the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Jacksonville, FL.
Fr. Wiley invites us to make this 10 day gap till Pentecost a time of preparation and continued prayer: what is God getting ready to do with you?
Fr. Wiley shares that the gift and opportunity of this life is to be a co-creative with the One who is still creating, through the work of the Holy Spirit.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that if you're looking for a way back or forward, Jesus is the way that leads to life abundant and hope that is worth everything.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that the Good Shepherd continues to seek, call and guide us even when we wander.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that we need one another to remind us that God is here even when we forget.
Fr. Wiley invites you to make a space for Christ because what He brings is peace.
Fr. Wiley declares that this is the moment when death meets the light of God.
Mtr. Sarah connects our present moment to the moment of the triumphal entry in Jerusalem through the lens of anticipatory grief.
Fr. Wiley asks us God's enduring question for every time we're tempted to give up or give in.
In the first sermon from our online worship, Fr. Wiley encourages us to see our isolation measures as offense, not defense. Yet, even if it costs us our lives, we're to love as Christ loved us.
Fr. Wiley asks us: do you believe the Lord is among us and if so, what are you afraid of?
Mtr. Sarah submits that as a believer your old life is over, and it's ok if you have questions about your new life.
Fr. Wiley reminds us that through temptation and suffering, the light of Christ is our saving grace.
Fr. Wiley prays that God may give us the courage to bring all of who we are into the light.
Fr. Wiley challenges us to stare into the light of Christ during Lent, and aspire to be what we see.
Mtr. Sarah emphasizes the underlying point of our readings, that all followers be in right relationship with each other, as this reflects their relationship with God.
Mtr. Sarah reminds us that what the world sees is what we do outside of church-we reveal God's love through our actions
Fr. Wiley asks where has our story intersected with the Great Story; where have we had a moment like Simeon?
Fr. Wiley encourages us to go to the margins of our life, because that is where we'll meet Jesus.
Mtr. Sarah discusses what a life of discipleship is about - taking attention off ourselves and directing it to Christ.