Sermons by Reverend Sarah Robbins-Cole

Sermons by Reverend Sarah Robbins-Cole

Feeding of the 5,000

Feeding of the 5,000 The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost July 29, 2018 The Biblical Text John 6:1-21 Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. Jesus went up the mountain and sat down there with his disciples. Now the Passover, the festival…

Pulling Down the Dividing Wall

Pulling Down the Dividing Wall The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost June 15, 2018   Ephesians 2:11-22 Remember that at one time you Gentiles by birth, called “the uncircumcision” by those who are called “the circumcision” —a physical circumcision made in the flesh by human hands— remember that you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of…

Preach from Scars not Wounds

Preach from Scars not Wounds The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost July 8, 2018 the Biblical text The Epistle 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 I know a person in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know; God knows. And I know that such a person—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know; God knows—…

Healing

Healing The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost July 1, 2018 Mark 5:21-43 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your…

The Stilling of the Storm

The Stilling of the Storm The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost 24 June, 2018 Mark 4:35-41 When evening had come, Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go across to the other side.” And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. Other boats were with him. A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that the boat was already…

The Mustard Seed and The New Creation

The Mustard Seed and the New Creation The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost June 17, 2018 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!  2 Corinthians 5.17 Preaching Texts   2 Corinthians 5:6-10, & 14-17 We are always confident; even though we know that while we are at home in the body we are away…

Sabbath Yes

Sabbath Yes The Second Sunday after Pentecost June 3, 2018 For the longest time I thought, that although I was Christian, that I was also partly Jewish. I thought that because I went to the Jewish Community Center Pre-School and we lived in a Jewish community on the East Side of Providence RI, right around the corner from the synagogue.  My best friends had last names…

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday May 27, 2018 Trinity Sunday is considered the hardest day in the Christian Calendar to preach. How do you explain all the three in one God theology in a way that makes some sense, and seems to apply to our daily lives.  But I would like to talk about a woman who was able in simple terms to explain the Trinity. – not for adults but for children.  And…

Day of Pentecost

Day of Pentecost May 20, 2018   Romans 8:22-27 We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption of our bodies. For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what is…