Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest

Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest

Sermons by Preacher

Christus Paradox, II: Earthly Jesus, Cosmic Christ

Date: December 3, 2017

Bible Text: Philippians 2:5–13 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.  Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, —Philippians 2:5 This season our Advent worship is shaped by the hymn, Christus Paradox, we sang in response to Advent candle lighting and will conclude in response to this sermon.  As Bill introduced
2017-12-14T08:34:06+00:00

Stained Glass, VII: Why We Should All Be Lutherans

Date: October 29, 2017

Bible Text: Romans 1:16–17; 3:19–24 CEB |

Click here to listen to this sermon.For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.—Romans 1:16   Call to Worship In the year of our Lord 1516, a pious and scholarly
2017-11-21T12:19:28+00:00

Stained Glass, V: Why We Should All Be Episcopalians

Date: October 15, 2017

Bible Text: Philippians 4:1-9 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. —Philippians 4:6   I am grateful that Bill invited me to reflect “why we should all be Episcopalian.”
2017-11-22T08:49:15+00:00

Encounters With Rabbi Jesus, IV: Getting It Right

Date: September 3, 2017

Bible Text: Matthew 16:21–27 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Then Jesus told his disciples,“If any want to become my followers,  let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. —Matthew 16:24 God, you have spoken to us through your Son, by his presence, his words, his love and compassion, his dying and rising.  
2017-11-22T11:27:17+00:00

Encounters With Rabbi Jesus, III: Truth And Lies

Date: August 27, 2017

Bible Text: Matthew 16:13–20 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Jesus said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” —Matthew 16:15 This month we have been students of the Rabbi Jesus as recorded by the evangelist Matthew. Early in August our disciples were out in the wilderness with more than 5,000 men and women who
2017-11-22T11:40:26+00:00

Encounters With Rabbi Jesus, II: The Eye Of The Storm

Date: August 13, 2017

Bible Text: Matthew 14:22–33 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.But Jesus immediately said to them: ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.’ —Matthew 14:27 O Lord, you have given us your Word for a light to shine upon our path. Grant us so to meditate on that Word, and to follow its teaching that
2017-11-20T11:00:39+00:00

Encounters With Rabbi Jesus, I: Is There Enough?

Date: August 6, 2017

Bible Text: Matthew 14:13–21 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Jesus said to them, ‘They need not go away; you give them something to eat.’ —Matthew 14:16 God, you have spoken to us through your Son, by his presence, his words, his love and compassion, his dying and rising. Let your written word now be spoken
2017-11-22T11:48:07+00:00

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, VI: The Dove

Date: July 9, 2017

Bible Text: John 1:29–34 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.And John (the Baptist) testified, “I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him. —John 1:32 In the book of Job, we hear the wisdom “…ask the beasts, and let them teach you; and the birds of the heavens, and let
2017-11-22T12:14:41+00:00