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Sermons on John

“Jesus Rode a Dinosaur”

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was in the beginning with God; all things were made through him…(Jn 1:1-2). “We Armenians were Christian when your people were still swinging on trees.”  This politically incorrect comment is a favorite of my colorful and very patriotic Armenian-American…

Remembering from Where We Came

On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has said, “Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.”’Jn 7:37-38 Today’s reading begins…

Wine of Grace

The Wedding at Cana, where Jesus turns water into wine, is unique to the Gospel of John and is the first of Jesus’ seven miracles in the narrative.  We should remember that the “miracles” Jesus performs are not really called miracles but signs, something clear from the Armenian word used, Nshank. This is important to…