November 29, 2015
Luke 21:25-36
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
Jeremiah 33:14-16
Psalm 25:1-10

The Five Senses

Third Sunday of Easter

from the book
Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Series III, Cycle B

John Smylie

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In the gospel text there is an opportunity to meet Jesus, using every one of our senses. The disciples have an opportunity here to see him, to hear him, to touch him, to smell him, and to taste with him. Every one of the senses is used for recognition of the Lord. Perhaps in this text we might also look to heighten and enliven our senses as we also seek to receive the wonder of his resurrection.

Telling our stories to one another is a natural and very human thing to do. The disciples are telling their stories in awe and wonder. They are amazed at what the experience is opening to them. Telling stories with one another allows them to put into words and to try to make sense of the overwhelming news and circumstances of Jesus' resurrection. Something so unexpected has happened in their lives that they seek to find a way to make sense of the events and...

This Third Sunday of Easter sermon, The Five Senses, is based on Luke 24:36b-48 and relates to Third Sunday of Easter of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons on the Gospel Readings . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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