Sermons on Holiday

Thank God for Christian Moms

With absolute certainty we can say that every person has a mom. What is a mom? Is she simply the one who carries and then gives birth to a child? God would say she’s so much more. Join us at St. Paul’s on Mother’s Day as we look at three moms from the Bible and see that a mom is the one who carries out her God-given role of raising her child to be God’s child as well. That’s why…

Hands of Betrayal

Sermon Text: John 13:21-30 Since Bible times, nobody names their kid Judas. That name is synonymous with betrayal, even for people who don’t know much about God or his Word. Betrayal cuts deep because it’s personal and it’s done in secret. Am I capable of betrayal? Peter said he’d never deny Jesus, and we know how that turned out. Don’t ask how God could love and forgive a traitor like Judas? Instead ask, “How could God love and forgive a traitor…

Hands of Repentance

In week two of Lent, Jesus tells the Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector. He wants us to understand that appearances can at times be deceiving. The religious leader would seem from all outward evidence to be the one who is right in God’s eyes. But in Jesus’ parable, the one we’d least expect is the one Jesus holds up as an example for us to follow. Join us and find out why in this week’s sermon on the…