Sermons on Matthew 21:1-11

Palm Sunday – He emptied himself

 “Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus: who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant…” This morning we have begun Holy Week, the culmination of our Lent and leading to the most important celebration of the Christian year – the Resurrection of our Lord, Easter Sunday. Through this coming…

Palm Sunday – Mind Christ

“Let this mind be in you, which is yours in Christ Jesus: who…humbled himself; by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a Cross.” Philippians 2:5f Yesterday I was given the gift of a flight over the Netherlands with Stephan Westerbeek van Eerten in a tiny plane, more like a kite – viewing the world and our church from the heavens above.  For a couple of hours we were lifted above our lives here…

Palm Sunday – Let this mind be in you

“Let this mind be in you, which is yours in Christ Jesus: who…humbled himself; by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a Cross. “ The created world around us in this season of Lent is poised to explode in colour – on this wet Spring day the blossoms on trees are just beginning to open – there is the expectation of Easter joy and glory ready to burst forth after months…