Sermons on Luke 24:36b-48

“Surprised by Joy”

Jesus himself stood among [the disciples] and said to them, “Peace be with you.”  They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost.  He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?  Look at my hands and my feet; see that it is I…

True Peace

“Peace be with you,” Jesus says.  “Peace be with you.”  Jesus said this to his disciples long ago.  And he says it to us today.  But pick up any newspaper or listen to the news on television and the last thing you’ll hear about is peace. There’s no peace in Syria.  In Afghanistan, the Taliban…