Posts tagged with ‘Pastor Mark Klaisner’

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3/25/2018 The Crucifixion

by Deanna DeBruin

24 Hours That Changed The World: The Crucifixion Mark 15:21-39   Today, as we continue our journey through the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life, we come to what would appear to be the final scene in the story: the crucifixion. Having finally arrived at their destination, Golgotha, which means, literally, “Skull Hill” – an […]

3/18/2018 The Torture and Humiliation of the King

by Deanna DeBruin

The Torture and Humiliation of the King Today we continue our journey through the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life. As we do so, we come to a part of the story that, paradoxically, some will find repulsive; others compelling, even inspiring. Perhaps most disconcerting, it is an aspect of Jesus’ story that remains timeless […]

3/11/2018 Jesus, Barabbas, and Pilate

by Deanna DeBruin

Jesus, Barabbas, and Pilate Sermon 3/11/2018 Mark 15:1-15 We continue our journey today with Jesus through the last 24 hours of his life, beginning to walk with him the Via Dolorosa, the way of suffering, the way of the cross. Last week we saw how in the early morning hours of Friday, Jesus was condemned […]

3/4/2018 Condemned by the Righteous

by Deanna DeBruin

Condemned By the Righteous March 4, 2018 Luke 22: 54 – 71 This morning we continue our journey through the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life. Last week we ended in the Garden of Gethsemane, where sometime around midnight, Jesus was betrayed over to the authorities by his disciple Judas. After a brief skirmish, all Jesus’ […]

2/25/2018 The Garden of Gethsemane

by Deanna DeBruin

24 Hours That Changed the World: The Garden of Gethsemane Scripture: Matthew 26:36-46   I remember the night vividly. It was about 2 am when I received the call from dispatch that there was a young woman murdered, her name was Molly and they need to me to make the death notification to the family. […]

2/18/2018 The Last Supper

by Deanna DeBruin

24 Hours That Changed The World: The Last Supper Lenten Sermon Series Mark 14:12-31 We began our Lenten journey as we place the ashes on our foreheads or hands  with the solemn reminder that “We are Dust and Dust We Shall Return”.  During this season of Lent we will be beginning a new sermon series. entitled; 24 […]

1/28/2018 Fear of Failure

by Deanna DeBruin

FEAR OF FAILURE God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7   One of the most common and debilitating fears we have is the fear of failure, of disappointing others, and of taking risks. Fear of failure is the voice […]

1/21/2018 Friendless and Alone

by Deanna DeBruin

Unafraid: Friendless and Alone   The great poet John Dunn, in one of his great poems, wrote; No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if […]

1/14/2018 Fear of the Other

by Deanna DeBruin

Fear of the Other The New Colossus The New Colossus” is a sonnet that American poet Emma Lazarus wrote in 1883 to raise money for the construction of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. It has become a preamble to all those coming to our country seeking a better life.   “Keep ancient lands, […]

1/7/2018 An Age of High Anxiety

by Deanna DeBruin

HIGH ANXIETY  Matthew 6:25-34   In 1948 W.H. Auden penned his Pulitzer Prize Winning book, The Age of Anxiety. If the 1940’s and 1950’s were an age of anxiety, then today we live in an age of high anxiety: stress, anxiety and worry are at an all-time high.   There seems so much to fear: […]