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The Rev. Marek Zabriskie

God Reached Out

Matthew 28:1-10

Easter - Year A

April 20, 2014

The Rev. Marek Zabriskie (TEC)

Easter morning is about the end of life as we know it and the beginning of something new and incredible beyond it. But some people steeped in science, reason and logic find Easter to be just wishful thinking. Easter in their minds is just something for gullible people, and there are certainly gullible people.

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The Rev. Dr. William L. Self

While It Was Still Dark

John 20:1-18

Easter - Year C

March 31, 2013

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self (CBF)

Early one morning I was reading this text preparing myself for this sermon and there it was; I could not get beyond it. It demanded that I address it in the sermon. I had read this text all my life, but it had never captured my attention in the past. The words were demanding my attention. The text tells the story of Mary Magdalene going to the tomb of Jesus early on the first day of the week, and then the text says, "While it was still dark..." I know it was in all likelihood meant by John to be only a reference to the time of day, but for me it opened my imagination to a deeper understanding of the text.

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