Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

It’s Unpopular

Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Oh, to be popular! Oh, to be famous! Oh, to bask in the adulation of others! The attraction of celebrity is so great that people will do all sorts of things to achieve it. Some will compromise their morals, if they had any to begin with. Others will embellish the…

Gaining Everything

Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Palm Sunday is pretty cool, isn’t it? Waving branches, shouting crowds, royal arrivals. The spreading news of miracles, the latest of which was fantastic, indeed. Lazarus, a dead man, had been brought back from the dead. Walking out of the tomb after four days! The…

The Road to Glory!

Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Brothers and sisters in Christ, the text for this morning comes from the Gospel reading, “Hosanna to the Son of David.” Part of the reason of the children being involved in this morning’s service and the pomp and circumstance of the music and the proclamation of the Gospel…