Living Stones Who Praise God

Living Stones Who Praise God

The sermon text for the 1st Sunday in Advent is from Luke 19:37–40 [37] As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had...
Forget Not All His Benefits

Forget Not All His Benefits

The sermon text for the Thanksgiving Eve is from Psalm 103:1–5 Bless the LORD, O My Soul Of David. [1] Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! [2] Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, [3] who forgives all your...

What Will Last?

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!”  Just how big were these stones, and how vast was this building complex, that they should so captivate the attention and...
An Expression of Love

An Expression of Love

The sermon text for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost is from Mark 12:41–44 The Widow’s Offering [41] And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. [42] And a poor widow came...
In Christ, God Is Bound, You Are Freed

In Christ, God Is Bound, You Are Freed

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “If you abide in My Word, you are truly My disciples, and you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free.”  Thus the Word of the Lord, our God and Savior Jesus Christ. Now, to whom did...
The Dangers of Having Much, of Seeking Much

The Dangers of Having Much, of Seeking Much

The sermon text for the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost is from Mark 10:23–24 [23] And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How difficult it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!” [24] And the disciples were amazed at his words. But...