Feb 24

A Man of Sorrows – Sermon for Wednesday 2/24/2016

Readings: Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12 Matthew 26:1-5, 14-46 AUDIO: Press play to listen to this sermon. https://archive.org/download/20160224WednesdayLentenServiceSermonIsaiah53x2x3/2016-02-24-WednesdayLentenService-Sermon-Isaiah53x2x3.mp3 GRACE, MERCY AND PEACE are yours this day from God our Father, through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN. The text for … Continue reading

Aug 23

Marriage: It’s About Jesus and the Church (Ephesians 5)

In Ephesians 5, we see answers the question that has been raging in our society as of late – why is marriage defined as a man united with his wife in a one-flesh union? Why is marriage restricted to one man and one woman united for life? The answer is, “Because . . . Jesus.” Or, more specifically, “Because Jesus and the Church.” Continue reading

Jun 22

Sermon: 4th Sunday After Pentecost – “Jesus Cares that we are Perishing”

But even when Christ is in the stern of the boat sleeping, He is and remains the almighty and omnipotent God in human flesh. The disciples had nothing to fear because The Scriptures must be fulfilled – He must go to Jerusalem and be betrayed into the hands of sinful men, be crucified, and rise again on the third day. And none of that could happen if He died in a boat on the sea of Galilee. Continue reading

Dec 04

Sermon: “BE PREPARED” (Advent – Midweek 1 – 12/3/2014)

As we make ourselves ready to celebrate Christmas, we are reminded that Jesus will return in the clouds attended by His angels and will judge the living and the dead and we are driven to ask the question, “O, Lord, How shall I Meet You, How welcome you aright?” (LSB 334) Given our go-go-go do-do-do lifestyle – how are we to prepare for Jesus return? How are you made ready something when we don’t know when it’s going to occur? Continue reading