Sermons from August 2021

Hungry?

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. We’re sorry, but we do not have a bulletin available for this weekend’s sermon. Hungry? Famished? Today’s lesson is hard…but it will feed you eternally! Join us to learn more as we take a bite out of this “hard teaching.”

Heart Burn

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. This weekend at St. Paul’s we conclude our Summer Bible Story series with the Disciples on the Road to Emmaus. This is the one where Jesus encounters Cleopas and his buddy on Easter afternoon. At first, they didn’t know it was Jesus, but after their visit, they did and shared these interesting words, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road?” “Heartburn” is usually something…

A Bloody Sword

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. There is a huge difference when you are on the receiving end of somebody doing something for you because they “have to,” or because they “want to.” We know and confess that Jesus Christ died on the cross for the sins of whole world. Since you live in this world, that means Jesus died for you. Did he “have to” die for you, or did he “want to” die for you? It…

Spiritual Olympics

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. Sermon Text:1 Corinthians 9:24-27 We know him best as the “Apostle” Paul, but we could certainly call him “Coach,” as well. In 1 Corinthians 9 he says: “Run in such a way as to get the prize.” He’s coaching us, as Christians, to train, like an Olympic athlete going after the prize. (During Paul’s time, the winner’s “prize” would have been a laurel wreath. Today, it is a gold medal.) As the…