Sermons on Isaiah 52:13-53:12

Good Friday – Shame

As one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Today we gather at 3pm – the time when Jesus gave up his life on the Cross.  It is as if time stood still.  The significance of this event in history cannot be overstressed…any words spoken will only point is some manner towards the mystery. Today I would like to speak about one aspect of the spectacle of the…

Good Friday – Christ for all Nations

I have very mixed feelings about Good Friday.  Feelings of guilt, shame, and thankfulness.  All those mixed together.  Perhaps you share these feelings. 1 Appearance beyond human semblance Throughout the Gospels we meet with a Jesus who was attractive to be in touch with; people came to him by day and by night, men, women, children, educated and non-educated. But …. on this Good Friday, we remember Him as the one no-one wanted to look…