"humility" Tagged Sermons
In this sermon, Father Marc explores the Divine Call to servant leadership. Jesus, being the ultimate example of what a servant leader is and what a servant leader is not. A servant leader is not apathetic, unproductive, self-serving, and unaware of destructive people and forces. In Matthew 23, Jesus told his followers they were not be called “Rabbi,” “Father,” and “Teacher.” Each of these titles carried with it a certain understanding to the people of Jesus’ day. Rabbi’s were Israel’s…
“Don’t sing songs to a heavy heart.” Drawing from this line in Proverbs, Fr. Marc shares about a very difficult but critical topic: learning how to mourn with those who are suffering. He reminds us that Jesus shared in our suffering, and we in turn are to share in the suffering of those who are part of His Body, the Church.
As he begins a new series on relationships, Fr. Marc challenges us to celebrate the success and accomplishments of others instead of giving in to jealousy and selfishness. He reminds us that we will be much more joyful when we are able to rejoice with others rather than always focusing on ourselves.
The apostle Paul had the perfect resume. He had all the bragging rights he needed to be considered a great religious man. When sharing this with the Philippians, however, he calls it all rubbish. So what is important? What do we need to update our spiritual resume?
Fr. Marc looks at the story of the sons of Zebedee in Mark’s gospel to illustrate an important truth: humility and service to others is the only pathway to greatness in the kingdom of God.
Fr. Marc draws five crucial lessons from Scripture that teach us how to deal with success without letting it destroy our faith and our lives.
Drawing from the baptism of Jesus at the Jordan River, Fr. Marc describes several important aspects of Jesus’ character. He also encourages us to seek out God’s opinion of our character rather than relying on our self-perception.
Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus washing the disciples’ feet as well as the Passover supper. In his sermon, Fr. Marc takes a look at Jesus’ amazing humility and servant’s heart. He then challenges us to imitate Christ by serving one another.