One life changed the course of history -- and the accounts of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection contained in the New Testament gospels provide stirring evidence of how God's Son offers new birth to humanity. In this complete set of insightful and inspiring sermons for every Sunday and major celebration in the church year, an experienced group of five master preachers skillfully articulates the timeless truths embedded in the Cycle B gospel texts of the Revised Common Lectionary. Their eloquent messages weave together dynamic stories and illustrations that breathe fresh life into the scriptures, and share with readers an astute understanding of the meaning of Jesus' message and ministry for contemporary living. Offering a vision of God's unconditional love and the grace-filled life, this volume passionately proclaims the Good News, provides a wealth of sermon seeds, and revitalizes the faith of anyone who reads it.
This essential resource is useful for:
* Fresh homiletical approaches to the lectionary texts
* Inspiring preaching illustrations and sermon starters
* Understanding scripture passages
* Adult study and discussion groups
* Personal devotions and Bible study