Season Trinity

We Watch for Him Who Comes With Grace

Sunday November 25, 2018 Text: Mark 13:31-37 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Mark 13:31-37

We watch because His kingdom alone will endure forever.  We watch not knowing when He will come but hoping it will be any minute. While we wait we work doing those things He has given to us to do. When He comes we receive the kingdom because He forgives our sins.

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No Matter What It May Seem Jesus is here to Heal

Tuesday July 3, 2018 Text: Mark 5:21-43 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Mark 5:21-43

It may seem as if Jesus is not listening but He comes immediately. It may seem as if we are not worthy but Jesus heals anyway. It may seem as if Jesus isn’t going to answer but Jesus knows the right time. It may seem as if Jesus is too late but nothing can stop Him.

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The Strong Hand of Christ

Monday June 25, 2018 Text: Isaiah 40:9-11 Speaker: / Festival: Tags: / / / / Passages: Isaiah 40:9-11

Our Lord is strong and gentle, humble and exalted, died and lives, He is in all things the Good Shepherd.

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The Power Hidden in the Seed

Monday June 18, 2018 Text: Mark 4:26-34 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / Passages: Mark 4:26-34

The power of God is hidden in earthly things that seem to be nothing, the word and the sacraments. These things appear small and pointless, yet the power of God is active through them. These small things will bring people to faith. They will grow people in their faith.

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Christ’s Family Are Those Whom He Separates from Sin and Satan

Tuesday June 12, 2018 Text: Mark 3:20-35 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / Passages: Mark 3:20-35

Christ separates us from Satan to unite us with himself. Those who are united to Christ leave behind sin. Those who do His will are His family.

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His Strength will Lift Us Up to Heaven

Sunday June 3, 2018 Text: Isaiah 40:28-31 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / Passages: Isaiah 40:28-31

  Isaiah is being more than a little sarcastic here. He is talking to the people of Israel and in the verses prior to this they are complaining about God and about what He hasn’t done for them. So Isaiah says, “didn’t you know that the almighty everlasting God doesn’t grow tired?” It’s sarcastic, but

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Jesus Comes As Our Redeemer

Tuesday November 28, 2017 Text: Matthew 25:31-46 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / Passages: Matthew 25:31-46

The day of judgement will come. It will come sooner than we think. But we rejoice and do not fear because the result is already know. Jesus died for our sins. We will go to heaven.

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Jesus Gives Us A Heart of Faith Not Fear

Monday November 20, 2017 Text: Matthew 25:14-30 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / Passages: Matthew 25:14-30

A Heart Of Faith, Not Fear A Salvation Of Faith, Not Works The lazy servant gives a convincing speech, but the Lord knows the truth that his heart is a heart of fear instead of faith. He knew that his master doesn’t make mistakes; therefore he should have known that he was capable of making use of his talent. He condemned not because of his works but because of his lack of faith.

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Jesus Prepares Us for His coming through the Means of Grace

Monday November 13, 2017 Text: Matthew 25:1-12 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / / Passages: Matthew 25:1-12

The parable of the ten virgins is a warning that we need to be prepared for His coming. Unfortunately we all to often are the foolish one who are not prepared. In His grace Jesus prepares us through His word and sacraments.

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By His Love We are His Children

Monday November 6, 2017 Text: 1 john 3:1-3 Speaker: Festival: / Tags: / / / / Passages: 1 john 3:1-3

The heros of faith, which we call saints, do not disappoint us because we already know that they are sinners like us. Despite their sin the Lord chose them to be His children, as He chose us in our sin. Because we are His children, we will never “fit in” in this world. As His children we want to be just like our Father, righteous and holy.

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