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Fourth Sunday of Easter

“Alleluia! Christ is Risen!”“Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Can you believe it’s still Easter? We celebrate Jesus’ resurrection for seven whole weeks and this is week four, alleluia! This week we speak of Jesus the Good Shepherd who bring us to life. Jesus, the shepherd, guides we sheep along the way we should go, keeping…

We shall not want!

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. —Psalm 23 One of the best known and beloved psalms is Psalm 23, the Shepherd Psalm. There we learn that the Lord is our shepherd. And since He is our…

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Mission: Go Take A Hike!

Traditional Sermon Easter 4 Today is Good Shepherd Sunday where we read scripture that point to God’s shepherding nature in our world. We especially raise the goodness of the ultimate Shepherd, Jesus. The idea of Jesus as the good shepherd is one of the earliest depictions of the Christ in our Christian art and architecture.…

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Who do you follow?

New Day Sermon Easter 4 We follow our Good Shepherd like sheep.  But our flock always brings with it a wider array of gifts and callings than are typically associated with sheep.  Our worshippers brought that message to life today.

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Easter 4 Preview

Today is sometimes called “Good Shepherd Sunday.  Jesus is called the “gate” of the sheep in today’s gospel. The risen Christ opens the way to abundant life.”  “The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought…