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The Passionate Jesus

Day1 host Peter Wallace's new book on the emotions of Jesus is, according to Marcus Borg, “An illuminating and powerful personal meditation." Ideal for personal or group study.

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The Rev. Marek Zabriskie

Everyone Loves a Parade

Matthew 21:1-11

Palm Sunday / Passion Sunday - Year A

April 13, 2014

The Rev. Marek Zabriskie (TEC)


Everyone loves a parade, especially after the last six weeks of Lenten gloom. Palm Sunday--the last Sunday of Lent--beckons to us, "Let's hold a parade." The choir and the congregation sing "All Glory, Laud and Honor," and we wave our palm branches. As a child, Palm Sunday was always one of my favorite Sundays. We were given a palm and we were told to wave it. Finally, we children had something to do in church!

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The Rev. Dr. David Lose

From Riches to Rags

John 8:46-59

Palm/Passion Sunday - Year A

March 16, 2008

The Rev. Dr. David Lose (ELCA)

It's not supposed to end this way. Jesus' story, I mean. It's just not supposed to end this way. Deep down, maybe, we knew there'd be trouble. After all, Jesus had been causing trouble and making enemies his whole life. But we never expected this. The shame, the pain, the utter helplessness, even failure that Matthew unflinchingly portrays in his narration of Jesus' last days and hours.

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The Rev. Lawrence J. Clark Transcript

April 01, 2007

The Passion of Jesus

The Rev. Lawrence J. Clark (ELCA)

The Rev. Lawrence J. Clark preaches an inspirational sermon  on the life, passion and death and resurreciton of Jesus to lead us into Holy Week.