Home Â» Sunday Sermons Â» Preview sermons on "John 17:11", Sermon Week Seventh Sunday of Easter Cycle A, In Biblical times, peoples' attitudes toward names and titles were steeped in meaning. All Rights Reserved Sunday Sermons, O Father most holy, protector them with Your Name which you have given Me (that they may be one, even as We are One). 13:12-15). Home Â» Search/Library Â» Sermons on "Fidelity", Sermon Week Seventh Sunday of Easter Cycle A, The ancient Egyptians believed that when they died they would be asked by the god they called "Osiris" two questions. Sermon Week Seventh Sunday of Easter Cycle A. Scripture Summary John 17:11. The game was over; Chicago had won, 4-3. Seeing that I was dumfounded, Mother Theresa then spelled out her answer, saying, "I have five sisters getting M.D. Bob Feller replied, "Under an assumed name!" Later, in the clubhouse, the young relief pitcher went over to the Cleveland team's star pitcher, Bob Feller -- one of baseball's "all-time greats." 17:11). In his words, Now, in the Presence of Christ (who is in our midst), and in the presence of each other, we pray, 17:11). Father, keep us true to Your Name! Subscribers, please log-in to add this sermon to your library. For example, in invoking the Name of God, the pious Jews used the word "Yahweh," which, standing alone, was a complete expression of their understanding of the Divine. Sermon Topic Church Unity. Later, in the clubhouse, the young relief pitcher went over to the Cleveland team's star pitcher, Bob Feller -- one of baseball's "all-time greats." © Copyrights 2020. THE CONTEXT. She quickly replied, "Professionalism." There's an old baseball story about a game in which the Cleveland Indians were playing the Chicago Cubs. Properly invoked, the Name of the Messiah is a profound statement of Christian Faith. LCMS Sermons - James T. Batchelor Sermon on John 17:11-19. All Rights Reserved Sunday Sermons. Subscribe to receive regular updates delivered FREE to your inbox! Spelled out in our own terms, Yahweh means something like this: "The Self-Existent Being who determines His own destiny and that of the world." To know what this means we need to understand that in Semitic usage, "name" is equivalent to "person." The symbolic Name the angel had given Him was "Emmanuel," which means "God with us." © Copyrights 2020. In today's Gospel Lesson, it almost seems as though Jesus is praying to the Father under an assumed name. Jesus' messianic mission -- His destiny, if you will -- was to reveal to the world the Good News that God is indeed "with us." He began by washing the disciples’ feet, demonstrating to them the kind of servant ministry that he expected of them (13:1-20). Jesus is precisely what His Name says He is. The "Name" which Jesus has been given by the Father and which He has clearly revealed to the world, is nothing less than the Divine Life itself. Home Â» Search/Library Â» Sermons on "Church Unity", Sermon Week Seventh Sunday of Easter Cycle A, There's an old baseball story about a game in which the Cleveland Indians were playing the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. Baseball; Names; Ecumenism; There's an old baseball story about a game in which the Cleveland Indians were playing the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. The Apostle John has written that, at the Last Supper, after Jesus had washed the Apostles' feet, He said to them, The first ball thrown by the new pitcher was promptly hit over the center field fence: a home run! If I, then, the Lord and Master have washed your feet, you should wash each other's feet. My jaw dropped. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on John 17:11. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) John 17:1-11 EXEGESIS: JOHN 13-18. The second question was, "Did you find joy?" To read the complete sermon, enter a subscription. Help us to understand what Your Son has done for us! Keep those You have given Me true to Your Name, so that they may be one, like us (Jn. In Luke’s Gospel we read: "the name Jesus was given the child, the name the angel had given Him before He was conceived" (Luke 2:21). John 17:11-19. To read the complete sermon, enter a subscription. I have given you an example so that you may copy what I have done to you ... Now that you know that, happiness will be yours if you behave accordingly (Jn. The first ball thrown by the new pitcher was promptly hit over the center-field fence: a home run! **Holy Father, keep those You have given Me true to Your Name** (John 17:11). Thus, the Father's "Name" is the Father's Personhood, the Father's Divine Character as revealed in the Person of Jesus. For pious Jews, it summarized God's destiny, as Lord and Master of all He created. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on John 17:11-17. © Copyrights 2020. The game was over; Chicago had won, 4-3. Jesus is "God with us" which tells us that we are loved by a God who will never abandon us. Following a two-day Workshop for the late Mother Theresa and some of her sisters, the Workshop leader (a clergyman) and the good Mother were having a cup of tea together. Looking out over our disordered world, it is good to hear, again and again, the Good News of a God who cares, of a God who loves, of a God who has [...]. I had expected her to say something about the difficulties involved in trying to hold her community of nuns together. Thus, Jesus' fate is summed up in His Name: God With Us! In Biblical times, peoples' attitudes toward names and titles were steeped in meaning. Sermons; Children’s Sermons; Hymns; John 17:1-11 SW-Admin 2019-08-10T14:37:17-07:00. We meet Sunday mornings at 10:30AM at the Schertz YMCA for worship and throughout the week in homes for … Holding Hands sermon, keyed on the Gospel of John 17:11 by the editors of Sunday Sermons preaching resources -- serving the preaching community since 1970. [audio:sermon-5-20-12.mp3] To download the mp3 file, right click the image below and “save as.” Today marks the final Sunday in our seven-week celebration of Easter. In today's Gospel Lesson we read that a short time later, in the presence of those same Apostles, Jesus prayed to the Father, saying, Subscribe to receive regular updates delivered FREE to your inbox! We are Cibolo Creek Bible Church. You call Me "Master" and "Lord," and rightly; so I am. [...]. Invoking the Name of "Yahweh" was a profound expression of faith in the God who presides over all creation. Their answers would determine whether or not they could continue their journey into the afterlife. degrees and far greater numbers getting R.N., L.P.N. It was the ninth inning and Cleveland was leading 3-0 as Chicago came to bat for the last time. Subscribers, please log-in to add this sermon to your library. These chapters outline Jesus’ preparation for the cross. Click play to listen to the audio version of this sermon. With the bases loaded, the Cleveland manager called in a young relief pitcher. Subscribe to receive regular updates delivered FREE to your inbox! Sermon – Easter 7 – “In The World, Not Of The World” – John 17:11-19. For example, in invoking the Name of God, the pious Jews used the word "Yahweh," which, standing alone, was a complete expression of their understanding of the Divine. Unity and peace in the world is possible only to the extent that, like Jesus, we assume for ourselves the "Name" of God, the Divine Life of God. In today's Gospel [...], To read the complete sermon, enter a subscription. Do you understand what I have done for you? Or the difficulty of determining who would be her ultimate successor as the authority figure among the sisters. Instead, I got "Professionalism." "Bob," he said, "Tell me how you would have pitched that ball?" Browse Sermons on John 17:11. The unity of the Father and the Son in the Divine Life becomes the model for the unity of all God's Children: "Father protect them with Your Name which you have given me that they may be one, even as We are one." Genuine faith is not simply the acceptance of a proposition, but a commitment to a Person. Sermon Week Seventh Sunday of Easter Cycle A. Scripture Summary John 17:11. 7th S. of Easter Good Shepherd Lutheran Church James T. Batchelor. Bob Feller replied, "Under an assumed name!" The first three Chicago batters reached base safely. "Bob," he said, "Tell me how you would have pitched that ball?" Her strange, one-word answer, left the clergyman momentarily speechless. The first three Chicago batters reached base safely. Posted on May 20, 2012 by Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. Subscribers, please log-in. Referring to her famous ministry to society's rejects, the clergyman asked, "What is your biggest problem, Mother?" Browse Sermons on John 17:11-17. Keywords. With the bases loaded, the Cleveland manager called in a young relief pitcher. It was the ninth inning and Cleveland was leading 3-0 as Chicago came to bat for the last time. All Rights Reserved Sunday Sermons, protect them with Your Name which you have given Me. The first question was, "Did you bring joy?" "O Father most Holy," He prays, "protect them with Your Name which you have given Me" (Jn.