Sermon preached for the First Sunday after Christmas, the Festival of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist, by the Rev. Daniel Ulrich on Sunday, December 27, 2015.
It’s very appropriate that today, two days after Christ’s birth, we commemorate St. John, the Apostle and Evangelist, because Jesus is the very center of all that John wrote and proclaimed. John was an eyewitness of the Incarnate God, and he gave testimony to this. He wrote about what he heard and saw so that we might believe that Jesus is the Christ, our Savior, and that by believing we would have everlasting life.
I. The apostle John was one of the inner circle of the Twelve, along with his brother James and. . . Read All