Sermons from January 2022

Getting in Shape

January is the month that many people hope to “Get in Shape” after the holiday season of eating, more eating and then eating still more. On this last weekend of January, Jesus is going to take us, and the phrase “Getting in Shape,” in a completely different direction and to a whole new level.


Sermon Text: Luke 4:20-32 You’ve probably heard this phrase: “To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” This weekend at St. Paul’s it’s all about reaction! The action of crucifying Jesus produced equal and opposite reactions from the two thieves. One ridiculed Jesus, while the other asked for a spot next to him in paradise. In Jesus’ ministry there always seemed to be equal and opposite reactions. One of those times happened in this week’s Gospel. The towns…

The Best for Last

To “Save the best for last” sounds like a good idea, especially if there are difficulties, challenges and bumps on the road along the way. Join us Sunday because in our Gospel reading Jesus reminds us of the ultimate way he “Saves the best for last.”

Are you wise?

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. Sermon Text: Matthew 2:1-12 Wisemen! The Bible tells us that a group of “Wisemen” or Magi visited Jesus as a child in Bethlehem. These Magi set out for a land … they didn’t know. Following a star … they didn’t know. Looking for a King … they didn’t know. They don’t sound very wise, do they? But the Bible describes them as “Wisemen.” Join this Sunday as we celebrate the Wisemen’s visit…

Life Changing

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. Sermon Text: Colossians 1:13-20 Happy New Year! What event in your life has been the most life-changing for you? For some it’s the day they were diagnosed with cancer, or the day they got into that accident. For others, it’s the day they got that job, or the day they got married. Those things tend to change lives, don’t they? But the people who study these things say it’s the birth of…