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:

The Humble Messiah

He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. Philippians 2:8

The Sermon: Philippians 2:5-8 5 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, 7 but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. THE HUMBLE MESSIAH Is the Source of Your Salvation Is the Example for Your Life Listen to the sermon:

It’s All a Matter of GOD’S Perspective

14 Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!

Listen to the sermon:   14th Sunday After Pentecost Sunday, August 30th 2015 (9:00a.m.) Opening Hymn – “Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty” The Divine Service (Setting Four) Pages 203-205 The Gospel Reading………………………………………………………Luke 7:18-28 In response to doubt and criticism, Jesus affirms that He is indeed the Messiah announced by John and that John, who heralded His advent, is Israel’s greatest prophet. Responsive Reading of Psalm 85 The Epistle Reading……………………………………………….Philippians 4:4-7 The apostle Paul uses imperative language to urge the listener to adopt practices of living that are in harmony with the Creator’s will. The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. Read More …

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 …