He Still Comes to Us in “Stables”

But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.

The Sermon: Titus 3: 4-7 4But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, 5he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, 6whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, 7so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life. He Still Comes to Us in “Stables” Listen to the sermon:

What Kind of a Catch Are You?

Sermon: Matthew 13: 47 – 50 47“Once again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was let down into the lake and caught all kinds of fish. 48When it was full, the fishermen pulled it up on the shore. Then they sat down and collected the good fish in baskets, but threw the bad away. 49This is how it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come and separate the wicked from the righteous 50and throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Listen to the sermon:   First Sunday of Advent Sunday, November 27, 2016 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “Jerusalem, Jerusalem” WS 794 (Dir: Cathy Augustin) Opening Hymn – “Sing To The Lord Of Harvest” The Order of Service………………………………………. Hymnal, Page 167 The Scripture (Epistle) Read More …

Check Your Spiritual Oil!

Come ye thankful people come

The Sermon: Matthew 25: 1-13 1“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4The wise, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. 5The bridegroom was a long time in coming, and they all became drowsy and fell asleep.  6“At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’  7“Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. 8The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.’  9” ‘No,’ they replied, ‘there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for Read More …

Why a Christian Should Not Stop Praying

Berea Lutheran Church

The Sermon: Luke 18: 1-8 1Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 2He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. 3And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice against my adversary.’ 4“For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or care about men, 5yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won’t eventually wear me out with her coming!’ ” 6And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. 7And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and Read More …