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Sermons on Jesus

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People of the Way

“Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.” Acts 9:1-3 What is the proper name…

“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…

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…

The Power of Names

And at the end of eight days, when he was circumcised, he was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the womb.  Luke 2:21 Today we remember the day, eight days after Christmas, when Mary and Joseph named their child Jesus.  Names can be very important.  Our son Narek’s…

Tatoo You

[Jesus Christ] is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s very being, and he sustains all things by his powerful word.(He 1:3) More than twenty percent of adult Americans have a tattoo.  That’s about 50 million people. Surprisingly, I have been called to consult on a couple tattoos.  I’m asked questions…