Grace and Truth Came By Jesus Christ

Grace and Truth Came By Jesus Christ

The Sermon: John 1:15-18 John testifies concerning the Christ, crying out, “This is He of Whom I said, ‘He Who comes after me has surpassed me because He comes before me.’ From the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another. For the law was give through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. No one has ever seen God, but His only-begotten Son, Who is at the Father’s side, He has made Him known. Grace and Truth Came By Jesus Christ Listen to the sermon:

The Angel Guards the Gate No More

The Angel Guards the Gate No More

The Sermon: Genesis 3: 23-24 ; Revelation 22: 13-14 “So the Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden…… After He drove the man out, He placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life”…… “I am the Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city.” The Angel Guards the Gate No More Listen to the sermon: Christmas Day Thursday, December 25, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir –“Gloria in Excelsis Deo” (arr. Wacker) (Director: Cathy Augustin) Opening [lsb num=375] The Invocation C: Heavenly Father, we come before You as Read More …

The Christmas Tree, Death And Christmas Hope

The Christmas Tree, Death And Christmas Hope 2

The Sermon: Hebrews 2: 9-15 9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.10 In bringing many sons to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering. 11 Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers. 12 He says, “I will declare your name to my brothers; in the presence of the congregation I will sing your praises.” 13 And again, “I will put my trust in him.” And again he says, “Here am I, and the children God has given me.” 14 Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their Read More …

Home For Christmas

Home For Christmas

The Sermon: Matthew 18: 20 “Where two or three are gathered together in My Name, there am I in the midst of them.” Home For Christmas Listen to the sermon: Christmas Day Sunday, December 25, 2013 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Glory to God in the Highest” (by Krapf) (Director: Cathy Augustin, Accompanist: Susi Rehm) “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men of good will with whom he is pleased.” Luke 2:14 Opening The Invocational and Christmas Day Litany P: Lord Jesus, as we behold You lying a manger: C: Your lowliness does not make You seem a stranger. P: With eyes of faith we see true God in Thee: C: The Son begotten in eternity. P: By Thee were made all things in earth and heaven: C: By Thee our daily breath and Read More …

Lessons from the Christmas Story

Lessons from the Christmas Story

Listen to the sermon: Lessons from the Christmas Story 1.  The hand of God’s power and providence in planning, prophesying, directing, and effecting Christmas in everything and everyone connected with Christmas both men and nations, both time and circumstances, both great miracles and the most minute details all of this in His hands that He might bring Christmas to pass and that He might bring His Son into the world as our Savior. 2.  The depth of divine love that lie behind and throughout the Christmas story. God giving up his beloved, only-begotten Son. His Son willingly giving up the glory of heaven for life in this dark and broken world.  And for a indescribable suffering of hell and death and for absolutely no other reason than His great love for us and his desire that he might restore us to that loving Read More …