Sermons

In Remembrance of Him

Friday April 19, 2019 Text: 1 corinthians 11:23-26 Speaker: Festival: Passages: 1 corinthians 11:23-26

Christ gave the Lord’s Supper as an inheritance to the church for all time, so that we would regularly take time out of life to remember Him, to come together as a family and to be united in His power and His love.

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Father Teach US to Glorify Your Name

Monday April 15, 2019 Text: John 12:28 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 12:28

God greatly desires that His name would be kept holy among us. It is His name which brings salvation. His name is glorified chiefly through humility and love. We pray that the Lord would teach us to proclaim His name in humility and love so that many might come to salvation.

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God’s Grace Is Not An Excuse For Sin

Sunday April 7, 2019 Text: Luke 20:9-20 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 20:9-20

Do not mistake God's patience for weakness. In this parable we see a God whose love is far greater than anything we could imagine, but is not endless. Woe to us if God's grace is taken from us.

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The Extravagant Grace of the Father

Monday April 1, 2019 Text: Luke 15:1-2,11-32 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 15:1-2,11-32

This is the prodigal family. The younger son is prodigal with his father’s gifts. The first son is prodigal in judging others. The father is prodigal with his love. Neither son appreciates the extravagant love and gifts of the Father.

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Jesus the Good Gardener

Monday March 25, 2019 Text: Luke 13:1-9 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 13:1-9

The proper attitude when we see others suffer is not to judge them but to repent ourselves. Such repentance is absolutely necessary since sin cannot enter the presence of God. Yet it is beyond our power to produce such repentance. Therefore Christ the gardener does everything He can to create repentance in us. Being thus watered and fertilized by the Holy Spirit through the Word of God we will grow and produce fruits of faith to the glory of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Jesus’ Love is Greater Than Man’s Desire

Tuesday March 19, 2019 Text: Luke 13:31-35 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 13:31-35

Herod wants Jesus dead and Jesus dies. Jerusalem does not want to be gathered and they are not. Jesus’ love is so great that He allows men these choices. Yet Jesus’ love is greater still. Through His death He saves all. Through the preaching of the Word He gives men hearts that will choose Him.

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Christ Passed the Test In Our Place

Tuesday March 12, 2019 Text: Luke 4:1-13 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 4:1-13

  Jesus faced many temptations during the forty days in the wilderness but these three are recorded as a summary. Luke gives us a glimpse into the way in which Satan likes to trick us. But he also shows us the means by which we may defeat Satan.   Temptation number one: I Need This

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The Necessity of the Cross

Tuesday March 5, 2019 Text: Luke 9:28-36 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 9:28-36

Jesus left the mountain of glory for the suffering of the cross. The cross was necessary because of our sin. It was more glorious because of His love. It is through the cross that we are glorified like Him.

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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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