Sermons from 2019

God Love the World

Christmas Day John 3:16 On Christmas Day we celebrate a birth 2,000 years ago that promises a life that has endless years. All because God so loved the world, because God so loved you

Can You See The Manager?

Christmas Eve The manger was God’s way of saying three things: One – God loves us. Two – God is with us. Three -God offers us forgiveness and eternal life.
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The Angel Candle

Our final candle on the Advent wreath is the Angels’ Candle.  We aren’t going to investigate each of those 300+ references, but we’ll get a really good picture of what angels do.
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The Bethlehem Candle

Micah 5:2 The second candle on our Advent Wreath reminds us of an O, so little town.  Little in size, but huge when it comes to our salvation history. It’s the prophet Micah who reports this town as God the Father’s selection as the birthplace of his Son, even though that wouldn’t take place for another 700 years: “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who…

Candle of Prophecy

Advent 1 Isaiah 9:2-7 Today the Prophecy Candle was lit. The prophets were God’s OT writers and readers of the Word. God used the prophets to give constant information about the coming Savior. One of the most famous OT prophets was Isaiah.

Saints Triumphant!

Sermon Text: Luke 20:27-38 How would you like to be part of a religion that believed there is no life after death – no resurrection?  Some might say, at least you wouldn’t have to worry about frying eternally in hell.  But what hope would you have for the future?  What purpose would you have for this life?  That’s a miserable existence if we didn’t believe in life after death, if we didn’t believe in the resurrection. This weekend, celebrate Saints Triumphant with us at St.…

Welcome Home!

Sermon Text: Hebrews 2:9-18 Jesus picks us, the goofy, good-for-nothing sinners we are to be his family – his brothers and sisters! He didn’t have to. Never underestimate that the one who laid the earth’s foundations, is worshipped by angels and has a forever throne considers himself your brother. You are his family.