Sermons on Gospel of John

3 in 1 (+ “Fighting Goliath”)

Sermon Lesson: Genesis 1:1-5 (Full: Genesis 1:1-2:4)Extra Sermon Lesson: John 1:1-3 (Full: John 1)Psalm: Psalm 8*please note that the KJV is used this week instead of NRSV Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Title: Fighting Goliath (or How God had a Plan)Sermon Story: David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17) Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks…and Features Archdeacon the Cat Hymns and Music Featured in these Youtube Sermons:

The Love Map, Pt II (+ Give God a Hug)

Sermon Lesson: John 17:6-11Psalm: Psalm 68:1-10 For the first part of this sermon series: The Love Map, Pt. IRelated Textual Sermons: Mini-Sermon #4 Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks This week we have a Kid’s Sermon. It’s a short little message about how we can “Give God a Hug.” It features Archdeacon the Cat, for all of his devoted fans out there (note: he is incredibly better behaved than normal). Please Remember To Give To Your Local Congregation Florence…

The Love Map

Sermon Lesson: John 14:18-21Psalm: Psalm 66:8-20 Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Related Mini-Sermon: Mini-Sermon #3 (1 Peter 3:17-22) Hymns and Songs Used in this Youtube Sermon:

…I’m in Heaven

Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16Sermon Lesson: John 14:2 (John 14:1-7) Minister: Reverend Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Our weekly mini-sermon on 1 Peter can be read on our blog or with a direct link here. Hymns and Songs Used in this Youtube Sermon:

The Stupidity of Sheep

Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 23New Testament Lesson: John 10:1-10 Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Hymns and Songs Used in this Youtube Sermon:

The Apparition

Sermon Lesson: John 20:19-23 Full Sermon Lesson: John 20:19-31 Minister: Reverend Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Hymns and Music Used in this Youtube Sermon:

Into the Light

Old Testament Lesson: Ezekiel 37:1-14Psalm: Psalm 130Sermon Lesson: John 11:7-10 (John 11:1-45) Author: Reverend Averill Elizabeth Blackburn The idea of light and darkness, day and night, is rather basic. Light–good. Darkness–not so good, if not outright bad. We change our clocks to hoard the light (and how many times have we had to remind ourselves or others that we’re “falling behind” or “springing ahead”?). The entire social premise of society is based off of light. Everyday activities occur when the…

The Blind Man

Psalm: Psalm 23Old Testament Reading: 1 Samuel 16:1-13Sermon Lesson: John 9:1-7 Author: Reverend Averill Elizabeth Blackburn A Short Note on the Blind Man.This is a parable like any other that appears in the New Testament, although it is presented as having actually happened.  We cannot say whether or not there was a blind man who approached Jesus and said these words, although that would not have been uncommon.  The ill and disabled would often flock to teachers (Rabbis) and healers,…