Sermon: "Thoughts and Prayers": Seventh Sunday of Easter (C)


Jun 1 2022 • 14 mins

Pr. Jon Niketh, preaching It is possible to hear in Jesus’ high priestly prayer, a prayer he offered shortly before his death, the petitions of the ascended Christ for his own throughout history—to our day—and beyond. Jesus prays for us. In holy baptism we become believers in God, have our robes washed in the flood of Christ’s forgiveness, and receive the gift of life forever with all the saints. Acts 16:16-34 While in prison, Paul speaks to the jailer, who is then baptized Psalm 97 Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous. (Ps. 97:12) Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21 Blessed are those who wash their robes John 17:20-26 Jesus prays that the disciples will be one and abide in his love