500 Years Later – Here We Still Stand!

O Lord you are our comfort and strength

The Sermon: Philippians 1: 27b “Whatever happens…… I will know that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the Gospel.” Luther: “Unless I am convinced by the testimonies of Holy Scripture and my own conscience, I cannot recant. Here I stand; I cannot do otherwise. God help me. Amen.” 500 Years Later – Here We Still Stand! Listen to the sermon:

Gratitude is an Attitude of Faith

Gratitude is an Attitude of Faith

The Sermon: Habakkuk 3: 17-18 “Though the fig tree does not blossom, nor fruit be on the vine, though the produce of the olive tree and the fields yield no food, though the flock be cut off from the food and there be no herd in the stall, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will joy in the God of my salvation.” Gratitude is an Attitude of Faith Listen to the sermon: Listen to the service: Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” by Myrin/Redman (Director: Cathy Augustin ; Accompanist: Susi Rehm) Opening Hymn  (and additional verse)  The Invocation The Confession Of Sins And Assurance Of Forgiveness P: Beloved in the Lord, let us come before God in true repentance to receive His grace and mercy in Christ. Read More …

We Live By Faith in God’s Revelation

We Live By Faith in God’s Revelation 2

Sermon: Habakkuk 1: 1-3; 2:2-4 1 The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet received.2 How long, O LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrong? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds. 22 Then the LORD replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it. 3 For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay. 4 “See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright– but the righteous will live by his faith— We Live By Faith in God’s Revelation 1. Though Its Fulfillment Seems To Linger In the Distance Read More …