Sermons from October 2021

Reformation

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. The effect of the Lutheran Reformation of the Church on the history of the world can’t be overstated. US News and World Report ranked the most important events of the last 1000 years. The Lutheran Reformation placed second, right behind Gutenberg’s printing press. Historians consider the Reformation to be of greater significance than the discovery of the New World (#3).

Not All the Blood of Beasts

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. “Not all the blood of beasts on Jewish altars slain, could give the guilty conscience peace, or wash away the stain.” We sing those words in a hymn almost every Lenten season. Hmm? If the blood of all those lambs sacrificed over all those Old Testament years couldn’t take sin away, what good were they? God had his purpose: 1) To remind the people that sin is horrible and costly. Blood needs…

Super Glue for Marriage

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. The excitement of young married couples is contagious. They speak in such glowing terms about each other. “How could I not love her silly little giggle?” “Picking up after him won’t be a problem for me!” Unfortunately, that only continues for half of the couples in our country with a divorce rate of 50%. What happened? It starts small, but over time it grows into conflict. Every marriage experiences it. Where there…

Be A Salty Disciple

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. A surgeon may need to go to extreme measures to save a person’s life. If a part of the body has a life-threatening infection it endangers the whole body. The surgeon would need to remove the infected part to save the person’s life. Join us to understand why Jesus would use that same picture in Mark’s Gospel.