Sermons

Yes, But . . .

Monday February 25, 2019 Text: Luke 6:27-38 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 6:27-38

We always have an excuse not to love and not to forgive. Jesus’ “but” is always a “but” of forgiveness and mercy. He forgives me even when I sit in arrogant judgment over another of his lambs.

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The Beatitudes are His Blessing to those Who Do not Deserve It

Monday February 18, 2019 Text: Luke 6:17-25 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 6:17-25

We are poor in spirit. We are lacking righteousness. Despite our sin Christ in His grace gives us the riches of heaven.

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The Lord Prepares Humble Men In His Service

Monday February 11, 2019 Text: Luke 5:1-11 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 5:1-11

What Christ seeks in those He calls is a heart of true humility. A heart which above all recognizes its own sin. Such a heart Christ will prepare for His work.

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God’s Great Grace To A People In Great Need

Monday February 4, 2019 Text: Luke 4:31-44 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 4:31-44

This section of Luke shows us both the great need of the people and Christ's untiring dedication to shower those in need with the gifts of God. The most important need being the preaching of the gospel and the forgiveness of sins.

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Jesus Brings Grace To Those Who Reject Him

Monday January 28, 2019 Text: Luke 4:16-30 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 4:16-30

  Let us take a moment to consider what is going on here First this is later in Jesus ministry. Luke puts it here in chapter four seemingly fairly early on in Jesus’ ministry but he does for theological reasons. Mark show us that actually it came later. After Jesus had done a lot of

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I Believe that Jesus Changed Water Into Wine

Sunday January 20, 2019 Text: John 2:1-11 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 2:1-11

I believe that Jesus changed water into wine. Because he did this, I know that he is my gracious and loving savior. Because he did this I know he wants to fill my life with every blessing. Because He did this I know that He is leading and guiding me every day of my life, and whatever happens He will prepare me for the tasks He has given me to do.

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Anointed as our Substitute

Tuesday January 15, 2019 Text: Luke 3:15-22 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 3:15-22

The ministry of John was a ministry of baptism, calling people to repent. The ministry of Christ was one of judgment. Jesus came to separate the righteous from the unrighteous, to give life and death. It is Jesus in whom the Father is well pleased. He was anointed as our substitute. Through Him alone we receive forgiveness of sins and are not thrown away with the chaff.

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Seeking Christ

Sunday January 6, 2019 Text: Matthew 2:1-12 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Matthew 2:1-12

    They sought him with their heart The wise men sought Christ with their whole heart. It would have been very easy for them to make excuses. He is so far away. A journey like that would cost us so much money. We have work to do here. We have family to take care

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God’s Grace in the Past Is Our Hope for the Future

Wednesday January 2, 2019 Text: Romans 8:31-39 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Romans 8:31-39

    In the 11th chapter of Hebrews it is written, “Faith is the evidence of things unseen.” Many especially atheists like to mistranslate that verse as though the writer is saying that we believe without evidence. But that is not what the writer says. He does not say that faith has no evidence but

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Be filled with the Spirit for the LORD’s coming in our hearts

Sunday December 30, 2018 Text: Acts 2:38; Ephesians 5:18-19 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 2:38; Ephesians 5:18-19

Ephesians 5:18-19 18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, 19 addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, The Lord’s coming at Christmas calls us to, “Be filled with the Spirit for the LORD’s coming in

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