April 20, 2014
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Acts 10:34-43

Advanced Search
Basic Concept of Search Form | Helpful search tips!
Search by Lectionary


Search by Scripture

Exact-Match Scripture Search
(do not abbreviate)
Search by Author

Search by Keyword

Exact-Match Keyword Search
Help with Search Options
Click here for helpful search tips!
Search by Subscription
Select one or more subscription to narrow your search results. Please note that Subcategories within Emphasis and SermonStudio apply only to those subscriptions.
SermonStudio


(Archive of over 500 sermon and worship books)
Emphasis
All of Emphasis
Commentary
(Charting the Course)
Illustrations
CSS Plus
(Children Sermons and Activities)
The Immediate Word (Sermon and Worship help
based on current events)
StoryShare
(Stories for preaching & teaching)
The Village Shepherd
(Sermons, Children's Stories, Liturgies, Prayers)
Gospel Grams 1
(Children's Bulletins - Ages 5 - 7)
Gospel Grams 2
(Children's Bulletins - Ages 8 - 10)
Rejection

Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4





Printer Friendly Version
click here for printer-friendly version


The debilitating effects of rejection may be felt by the unemployed and the homeless, by deserted or divorced persons, by neglected children, by an unpopular pastor and by many others. In identifying with human suffering, Jesus endured rejection by those most familiar to him from his years of childhood and youth.

Fortunately, Jesus did not become so depressed by his rejection that he gave up his work. He found parallels in stories that we can find today in the Bible. While these were presented in teaching those who rejected him, they provided explanations for his experience and may have been important for his human self as they would be for us. Yet our consciousness of Jesus' deity limits our attempts to compare ourselves with him. He is not so much the example we should copy as he is the redeemer who may deliver us in the situations that threaten us.

If we seek a more limited person, one more like ourselves, we...

This sermon commentary, Rejection, is based on Luke 4:21-32 and relates to Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4 of Cycle C of the lectionary. This Sermon Commentary on Luke 4:21-32 is just one of over 1,000 Sermon Commentaries at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

If you are getting this message, you are either not logged in, your subscription has expired, or you do not have a subscription. If you're interested in subscribing to SermonSuite, click here for either a Free 30-day trial or one of our paid options! If need more information please fill out our contact form or call us at 1-800-537-1030.