Sermons on John
Does anyone know who Liang Sheng-yueh is? He’s the Taiwanese man who was missing on a mountain in Nepal for 47 days and he was just discovered. How would you feel if you were him? His girlfriend had just died three days earlier and it must have been looking pretty hopeless. What would you do once you were rescued? How would your life change?
There was this Catholic priest driving a devout but simple member of his congregation along a country road in Ireland one day when he accidentally ran over a rabbit. He stopped the car, and the two men got out and walked over to where the poor old bunny was lying. It wasn’t moving, it looked dead. But then the priest went back to the car and fetched a bottle from a bag he…
God doesn’t always do what we expect or would like God to be doing in our lives, and folk are always looking for someone to blame when things go wrong.
At the last supper Jesus said the following to his disciples: No longer do I call you servants… but I have called you friends. John 15:15 NRSV