2017 Sermons
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Date Title Summary Video
July 16, 2017 Honor your father and your mother It is because all in authority including father and mother are God’s representatives.  
July 9, 2017 Remember the rest “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labors.” Remember the rest, the rest you have because of Jesus.  
July 2, 2017 You shall not misuse the name of the
Lord your God
It is also for the sake of your soul and your eternal salvation that God wants you to know his name and call upon it.  
June 25, 2017 I will speak of you before kings Evangelism is a gift that God gives to some Christians. Use that gift. Keep using that gift.  
June 18, 2017 You shall have no other gods In the first of a series on the Ten Commandments we honor the Lord as the true, living, eternal God. You shall have no other gods because there is no other who is God.
June 11, 2017 The Lord be with you There’s nothing uncertain about God’s grace.
 
June 4, 2017 Keep sending the Spirit Jesus is preparing us to be his witnesses to this world. The message we testify, that Jesus is God’s eternal Son and only Savior of the world, is a powerful message.
May 28, 2017 Humble yourself under God's mighty hand Cast all your anxiety on the Lord because he cares for you.
 
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May 21, 2017 Always be prepared Set apart Christ as Lord by setting aside time to listen to him in his word and talk to him in prayer.
May 14, 2017 Before and after Even if you don’t know their names, these people sitting next to you or in front of you and behind you are your brothers and sisters
May 7, 2017 Safe in Jesus' arms The troubles we face in this life may feel overwhelming, but they are nothing compared to the glory that is waiting for us in heaven. We are safe in the arms of Jesus!
April 30, 2017 Live your lives as strangers here I’m But A Stranger Here –
Heaven is My Home.
 
April 23, 2017 Hope Lives God uses these trials and grief as an opportunity to strengthen our faith, which is far more valuable than gold.
Easter Festival
 
The Resurrection defines you! What are the things that make you you? Above all else, you are a Christian, alive with Christ, now and forever!
Easter Sunrise Rejoicing comes in the morning That morning is here. It’s time to rejoice! Jesus lives.
 
 
Maundy Thursday Strength for the journey Life is an arduous journey. Come to the table. Receive Jesus in the sacrament. And find strength for the journey.
 
 
April 9, 2017 Something to shout about Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
April 2, 2017 Do you believe in the Resurrection? “Your brother will rise again” is Jesus’ answer for her. It’s a promise, though the when of that rising is left unspecified. Martha makes it specific: “I know he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.”
March 26, 2017 The Spirit of victory  God laid our sins on his Son, Jesus, instead of punishing us. “Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” No video available
March 19, 2017 Hey, you blind, look and see! It’s what Jesus’ apostle Paul called “the eyes of the heart.” For this sermon we will call it “soulsight.” Jesus came so that people blind in their soul will gain soulsight.
March 12, 2017 If you only knew But not Jesus. He saw a thirsty soul in desperate need of what only Jesus could offer, and she had no idea.
March 5, 2017 Gifts from God's grace No sermon available


 
February 26, 2017 Better than being there The Bible is all we need. We today have the entire Bible, unlike the 1st Century Christians (New Testament) It is better than being there.
February 19, 2017 Love your haters It’s good to love your haters. It’s good because it is an imitation of God.
February 12, 2017 God's secret wisdom He freely and generously gives us his Spirit to understand and grasp how deep is Christ’s love for us. We value God’s wisdom—knowledge and faith in Jesus Christ—as the greatest truths ever taught to us.
February 5, 2017 Let your light shine These are Jesus’ words to his Christian people, to us. He tells us who we are: “You are the light of the world.”
January 29, 2017 Growing together in God's Word Christian education is Christians gathering together and growing together in God’s Word.
January 22, 2017 It's only about Jesus Congregations can be split over loyalties to different leaders. Paul taught the Corinthians that there’s only one head of the church. There’s only Jesus.
January 15, 2017 Pointing people in the right direction The Messiah’s mission: To bring back; to gather; to restore; to be a light to point all people in the right direction.
January 8, 2017 Value Baptism But in baptism the flow is not from us to God but from God to us there is a whole catalog of blessings that God gives through baptism.
January 1, 2017 God has made us family The best way we commemorate the Reformation this year—or any year, for that matter—is to preach and teach and believe the message that was at the heart and core of it all.

 

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