Sermons on John 16:5-15

Easter 4 – Our Cloak of Comfort

I don’t know what the student film night is showing next, but may I suggest they view ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ if they have not already done so. In fact, I would go so far as to recommend this film to any of you, even if not a student. At the very beginning of the film, Red an old prisoner describes how he first meets Andy (the hero of the film) as this new prisoner comes…

Easter 4 – I go away

“It is to your advantage that I go away…if I go, I will send [the Helper] to you.” During this Easter season we are continuing to celebrate Christ’s resurrection and we are being called to participate in the new life open to us through Jesus’ death and resurrection. We might lament that we never experienced on earth the sort of closeness the disciples had when Jesus walked with them, ate with them, and talked freely…