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Easter 2 – "Jesus is Here" – John 20:19-29 – 4/23/17

sermon-6-23-17 On the day that we call “Maundy Thursday,” Jesus ate the Passover meal with His disciples in the Upper Room and transformed the Passover meal into the Lord’s Supper. After the meal was finished, Jesus led the 12 disciples … Continue reading

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Easter – "The New Creation" – Psalm 98:1 – 4/16/17

sermon-4-16-17 The text for our consideration this Easter Sunday is Psalm 98, the first verse. “Oh sing to the LORD a NEW SONG, for he has done marvelous things! His right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for … Continue reading

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Good Friday – "The Man in the Garden" – John 18-19 – 4/14/17

sermon-4-14-17 I. The Man in the Garden The curtain on St. John’s account of the Passion of our Lord opens on a garden. John arranges the characters on the stage in such a way that all eyes are focused on … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday – "Last Will and Testament" – Hebrews 9:13-15 – 4/13/17

sermon-4-13-17 “For if the sprinkling of defiled persons with the blood of blood of goats and bulls and with the ashes of a heifer sanctifies for the purification of the flesh, how much more will the blood of Christ, who … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday – "The Justice of the Cross" – Isaiah 50:4-9 – 4/9/17

sermon-4-9-17 “The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary.” I. Word that Sustains the Weary That’s the Servant of the Lord … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Lent 5 – Psalm 130 – 4/5/17

sermon-4-5-17 The 130th Psalm has sometimes been called the “funeral psalm” because of its poignant expression of deep sorrow. When Luther was asked his opinion on which were the best Psalms, he replied, Psalms 32, 51 and 130 – three … Continue reading

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Lent 5 – "Waiting For His Call" – John 11 – 4/2/17

sermon-4-2-17 “Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha…” The village of Bethany was “about two miles” outside the city of Jerusalem, according to John. Somewhere along the line, Jesus met … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Lent 4 – Psalm 102 – 3/29/17

sermon-3-29-17 Psalm 102 is the fifth of the seven Penitential Psalms. In this Psalm, we see a dimension to ‘repentance’ that we have not yet seen. Rather than an individual focus on ‘my sin’ and the desire to amend my … Continue reading

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Lent 4 – "The Works Of God On Display" – John 9 – 3/26/17

sermon-3-26-17 Today’s gospel is all about ‘blindness’ and ‘seeing.’ It starts out with a man who is born blind but who ends up seeing more than what the human eye can see. Along the way we meet several people with … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Lent – Psalm 38 – 3/22/17

sermon-3-22-17 Needless to say, the 38th Psalm is not the cheeriest psalm in the psalmody. It is the psalm of a man who is experiencing great suffering – physically, emotionally and spiritually. And yet as dark it is, this is … Continue reading

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