Sharing the Bread of Life

Cosmic Gospel

An episode of Sharing the Bread of Life

By Daniel Morris
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God’s living and incarnate Word walks among us in preaching and teaching. Jesus said, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” (John 6:35) Trusting in Jesus’ promise we share the bread of life.
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God’s living and incarnate Word walks among us in preaching and teaching. Jesus said, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” (John 6:35) Trusting in Jesus’ promise we share the bread of life.

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David Anointed King (Sunday, October 20, 2019)
Text: 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 6:1-5; Psalm 150 (David unites the kingdom and brings the ark of God to Jerusalem.)
16:37
October 23, 2019
Ruth (October 13, 2019)
Text: Ruth 1:1-17 (The widow Ruth clings to her mother-in-law.)
14:32
October 14, 2019
Hear O Israel (October 6, 2019)
Text: Deuteronomy 5:1-21; 6:4-9 (Moses reminds Israel of their covenant with God before they enter the Promised Land.)
15:26
October 14, 2019
Moses and God’s Name (September 29, 2019)
Text: Exodus 1:8-2:10, 3:1-15 (Israel’s suffering in Egypt and Moses’s encounter at the burning bush.)
19:23
September 30, 2019
Jacob Wrestles God (September 22, 2019)
Text: Genesis 32:9-13, 22-30 (An unknown assailant attacks Jacob, renames him Israel, and blesses him.)
14:56
September 23, 2019
Isaac Born To Sarah (September 15, 2019)
Text: Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7 (The LORD promises Abraham that Sarah will bear him a son in their old age causing Sarah to laugh.)
15:43
September 16, 2019
Garden of Eden (September 8, 2019)
Text: Genesis 2:4b-25 (God creates humankind to care for creation.)
15:31
September 9, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 12 (September 1, 2019)
Jesus tells parables about God’s kingdom around the Sabbath table.
14:31
September 9, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 11 (August 25, 2019)
The psalmist praises God for God’s steadfast love and mercy.
15:07
August 27, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 10 (August 18, 2019)
Jeremiah pronounces God’s condemnation of the false prophets of Judah who strengthen unjust national policies and prevent the. nation from repenting by their witness.
15:42
August 19, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 8 (August 4, 2019)
Text: Luke 12:13-21 (Jesus gets dragged into an inheritance fight between two brothers)
13:48
August 4, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 7 (July 28, 2019)
Text: Luke 11:1-13 (Jesus teaches his disciples that God will always say “Yes” when they ask for the kingdom in prayer.)
14:37
July 31, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 6 (July 21, 2019)
Text: Luke 10:38-42 (Martha creates space in her house where her village can hear the message about God’s kingdom)
12:51
July 22, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 4 (July 7, 2019)
Text: Galatians 6:7-16 (Paul speaks about a new identity in Jesus Christ.)
15:24
July 15, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 3 (June 30, 2019)
Text: Luke 9:51-62 (Jesus is rejected by a Samaritan village and speaks with several potential disciples)
14:07
July 1, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost 2 (June 23, 2019)
Text: Luke 8:26-39 (Jesus heals an outcast possessed by many demons in the country of the Gerasenes)
14:34
July 1, 2019
Sermon for Holy Trinity (June 16, 2019)
Text: John 16:12-15 (Jesus talks to his disciples about the coming Holy Spirit)
13:11
June 18, 2019
Sermon for Pentecost (June 9, 2019)
Text: John 14:8-27
15:08
June 11, 2019
Sermon for Easter 7 (June 2, 2019)
Text: Revelation 22:12-21
14:25
June 3, 2019
World-Changing Peace
Find out how the just peace of Christ differs from the unjust peace of the world. This sermon is based on John 14:23-29.
12:51
May 28, 2019
Called to Ministry
Ministry is not reserved for professionals, and it’s not about doing churchy things. YOU are called to a life of reconciliation in Jesus Christ through God’s word and the waters of baptism. This sermon is based on Acts 11:1-18.
17:01
May 20, 2019
Cosmic Gospel
St. Paul proclaims a broad understanding of salvation which challenges the narrow understanding presented in John’s gospel this morning. Paul unequivocally rejects all uses of the gospel that justify hatred of Judaism and disposes the Jewish people of God’s promises to them. This sermon is based on John 10:22-30.
14:19
May 15, 2019
Commitment to Love
Love is not as easy as it sounds, yet it is the most important commandment Jesus gave his disciples. Who do we love, and how does love transform the world? This sermon is based on John 21:1-19.
15:56
May 15, 2019
Groundbreaking Discovery
The empty tomb led to some of the greatest study and soul searching recorded in the Bible. How does Jesus’ resurrection impact your life? This sermon is based on the gospel according to Luke, the 24th chapter, verses 1-12.
12:35
May 14, 2019
The Way
Early Christianity was called “The Way”. Jesus demonstrates six ways of living in the world for which we crucified him. Follow him on his journey to the cross through six readings and reflections from the Passion narrative according to the gospel of John (chapter 18:1-19:42).
28:39
May 14, 2019
Political Messiah
Jesus was crucified for being too political. If given the chance, how many of us would welcome his reign today? This sermon is based on the gospel according to Luke, the 19th chapter, verses 29-40.
14:28
May 14, 2019
Infinite Worth
Some considered the gospel to be worth more than their entire lives. What is the gospel worth to you? This sermon is based on Paul’s letter to the Philippians, chapter 3, verses 4b-14.
14:44
May 14, 2019
Living As A New Creation
For a long time the gospel has been human-centered. Is there good news for the rest of creation? This sermon is based on Paul’s second letter to the church in Corinth, chapter 5, verses 16-21.
12:57
April 4, 2019
Signs of Grace
Some people in he Bible interpreted tragedies as signs of God’s judgement. Can we? This sermon is based on Jesus’ dialogue with religious leaders and a parable recorded in Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32.
14:24
April 4, 2019
When Bad Things Happen To Good People
Those who put out good are supposed to get good back, but can we trust God when bad things happen to good people? This sermon is based on Abram’s lament over God’s apparent failure to fulfill God’s promise of blessing in Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18. (Preached on the second Sunday in Lent, March 17, 2019.)
13:19
March 18, 2019
Is It God Or The Devil?
In his sermon for the first Sunday in Lent Pr. Daniel looks at how easily we misuse scripture in our fight against the devil. He argues that the best way to resist the devil is to stay grounded in stories of God’s saving acts. This sermon is based on the gospel of Luke, the fourth chapter, verses 1-13.
13:43
March 10, 2019
Rest And Renewal
In his sermon for Ash Wednesday Pr. Daniel identifies rest and the renewal of life as the heart of Lenten discipline. In Christ we are free to rest from constantly consuming the world around us, rest in the power of God through prayer, and give rest to our weary neighbors. This sermon is based on the gospel of Matthew, the sixth chapter, verses 1-6, 16-21.
12:36
March 7, 2019
The Road To The Cross
In his sermon for Transfiguration Sunday Pr. Daniel overturns our ideas about holiness with the example of the cross. Through Christ, God suffers the fate of all who fall from holy heights and remakes the holy community at the foot of the mountain. This sermon is based on the gospel of Luke, the ninth chapter, verses 28-36.
13:54
March 4, 2019
Resurrection Destiny
In his sermon for the seventh Sunday after Epiphany Pr. Daniel spotlights our need to hear good news in a world that is full of bad news. Tune in to discover what the Bible says about our hope and our future as one humanity created by God. This sermon is based on Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, the fifteenth chapter, verses 35-38, 42-50.
13:58
February 25, 2019
A Tale of Two Plants
In his sermon for the sixth Sunday after Epiphany Pr. Daniel compares two different ways of living in the world, one that is cursed by God and one that is blessed by God. He sees Christ living the blessed way and making the resulting fruits of mercy available to all. This sermon is based on the book of Jeremiah, chapter 17, verses 5-10.
13:51
February 18, 2019
Life-Changing Grace
In his sermon for the fifth Sunday after Epiphany Pr. Daniel identifies moments of grace that changed the course of human lives forever. He then invites us to consider what God’s grace has accomplished through us in the past year and what God’s grace might accomplish through us in the new year. This sermon is based on Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, the fifteenth chapter, verses 1-11.
10:45
February 11, 2019
Loved To The Cross And Back
In his sermon for the fourth Sunday after Epiphany Pr. Daniel challenges something we all take for granted, that God judges our fitness for eternal life and the kingdom of heaven by how we look, who we are, or what we have done. Instead, he proposes a different standard by which God judges the world. This sermon is based on Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, the thirteenth chapter, verses 1-13.
16:00
February 5, 2019
Fleshy Body, Holy Gift
In his sermon for the third Sunday after Epiphany Pr. Daniel explores how God’s total identification with our flesh breathes new life into our estranged and dying bodies. The bodily ministry of Jesus Christ not only transforms our experience of God in the world, it also transforms our relationships with one another. This sermon is based on St. Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, the twelfth chapter, verses 12-31a.
14:36
January 28, 2019
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