Sermons

Jesus Prepares Us for His coming through the Means of Grace

Monday November 13, 2017 Matthew Text: Matthew 25:1-12 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / / Matthew 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 1 john Text: 1 john 3:1-3 Speaker: Festival: / Tags: / / / / 1 john 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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Sing, A New Song – 500th Reformation Anniversary

Sunday October 29, 2017 ActsJoshuaMatthew Text: Acts 7:51-60; Joshua 2:1-21; Matthew 14:22-32 Speaker: / / Festival: Tags: / / / / / / ActsJoshuaMatthew Passages: Acts 7:51-60; Joshua 2:1-21; Matthew 14:22-32

We are all born sinners, condemned under the law because of our sin. But Jesus died for our sins, forgives us and makes us the sons of God. This is the new song the Luther learned to sing. This is the new song that we learn to sing. That we are redeemed by the blood of the Lamb.

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The Word of Truth is the Heritage of the Sons of God

Sunday October 29, 2017 John Text: John 8:31-36 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / John Passages: John 8:31-36

The Jews thought that they had received the inheritance of Abraham. But they didn't understand the true heritage was the promises of God. We also received this heritage, from Abraham, from the apostles, from Luther. Not through our genetic ancestry, but through our baptism which makes us the children of God.

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Honor the King, Love the Lord Who Saved You

Tuesday October 24, 2017 Matthew Text: Matthew 22:15-22 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / Matthew Passages: Matthew 22:15-22

  Background The Pharisees were the ultimate nationalists. And they thought this was the correct understanding of the Old Testament. Israel was God’s Kingdom. To promote and support a free Jewish nation was the will of God. To support a foreign ruler over Israel was contrary to the will of God. It was blasphemy. The

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The Lies of Satan: God Loves You So . . .

Monday October 16, 2017 JohnRomans Text: John 6:40; Romans 12:1-2 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / JohnRomans Passages: John 6:40; Romans 12:1-2

It is a common lie of Satan especially in our day that because God loves you, therefore you should do whatever makes you happy and God will be ok with that. God does want you to be happy, but it exactly for this reason that he wants what is best for you.

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The Parable of the Wicked Vinedressers

Tuesday October 10, 2017 Matthew Text: Matthew 21:33-46 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / Matthew Passages: Matthew 21:33-46

The Lord did everything for the Israelites. After all the He did for them they rejected Him. Therefore the kingdom was taken from them and given to the Gentiles. The Lord plan of salvation is not the type of plan we would come up with. Nevertheless having seen it we rejoice in it.

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Behold the Lamb of God

Tuesday October 3, 2017 John Text: John 1:35-42 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / John Passages: John 1:35-42

Come and See. We have Found the Messiah. Andrew and John are so excited at finding the Messiah they can't help but to tell their brothers and friends.

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The Laborers In The Vineyard

Monday September 25, 2017 Matthew Text: Matthew 20:1-16 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / Matthew Passages: Matthew 20:1-16

WE RECEIVE BY HIS GRACE WHAT WE DO NOT DESERVE We have no chance if we come before His throne demanding what we think is right and what we think He might owe to us. For we deserve nothing, but if we admit this and come on the basis of His grace we receive everything.

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Jesus’ Forgiveness Is Without Limit. What About Yours?

Monday September 18, 2017 Matthew Text: Matthew 18:21-35 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / Matthew Passages: Matthew 18:21-35

Jesus has forgiven all the sins you have ever committed.  There is nothing that any fellow human can do to you that can come anywhere near the severity and debt which you owe to God and He has forgiven you, therefore you also should forgive and let it go.

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