[November 23, 2014] Today is Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday of the church’s calendar year before Advent begins. The text is another parable about Christ coming in judgment and follows the two parables from the two previous Sundays. Only there is a marked difference.
In the previous two parables, . . . → Read More: Matthew 25:31-46, The Judgment of the Gentiles
[November 24, 2013] Today is Christ the King Sunday. Why do we call it that? It is the last Sunday of the church year (the church’s annual “curriculum”). Next Sunday is the beginning of Advent and the start of another church year. Why do you think Christ the King Sunday is the . . . → Read More: Luke 23:33-43, Christ the King
[November 20, 2011] Today is Christ the King Sunday. I refer to it as Christ the Victor Sunday. It is the last Sunday of the church year, so it is appropriate that we celebrate His victory. He was crowned on His ascension, but crowned so that He might put all His enemies under . . . → Read More: John 17:14-26, The Lord’s Prayer for Our Sanctification and Glorification
[November 21, 2010] Today is the celebration of “Christ the Victor,” the last Sunday of the church year. It is the Sunday I will be finishing my messages on the Gospel according to Mark. We spoke on the remainder of the gospel during Lent and Easter.
As Adam committed the act . . . → Read More: Mark 14:26-42, The Great Obedience