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The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey

John Thompson-Quartey: On Being God's New Creation

John 20:1-18

Easter - Resurrection of the Lord - Year C

April 21, 2019

The Rev. Canon John Thompson-Quartey (TEC)


To John, our Gospel writer, the Good News of Jesus Christ begins not with a baby in a manger, but from the very beginning of creation. You can tell by the way John begins his gospel: "In the beginning was the word."

The first three words echo the creation story from the book of Genesis, and John was very intentional about starting with those words. John sees the birth, life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ taking its roots in the beginning of creation.

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The Rev. Joe Evans

It's Coming

Romans 8:18-25

5th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

July 17, 2011

The Rev. Joseph Evans (PCUSA)

Celebrities are a big deal in the developed world today. I don't know how newsworthy it was, but it was all over the news not too long ago that actress Natalie Portman was pregnant at the Oscars. If you Google "Natalie Portman pregnant" you are bound to get a variety of results: "engaged to Benjamin Millepied," "pregnant actress a sanitizer-toting germaphobe," and even "Mike Huckabee rips Portman over out-of-wedlock pregnancy."

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