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Pentecost 25 – "Self-Intoxication" – Mark 12:38-44 – 11/11/18

The text for our consideration today is our gospel reading from Mark 12. There are two distinct yet closely connected sections here. The first section reads, “And in his teaching he said, ‘Beware of the scribes, who like to walk … Continue reading

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All Saints – "Run With Endurance" – Hebrews 12:1-2 – 11/4/18

sermon-11-4-18 The sermon text for this Commemoration of the Festival of All Saints is from the Epistle to the Hebrews, chapter 12, verses one and two as it is printed in your bulletin. Let’s read it together: “Therefore, since we … Continue reading

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Reformation – "Justified By Faith Alone" – Romans 3:19-29 – 10/28/18

The older I get the less I like mirrors. I don’t think I’m aging, but the mirror says otherwise. And mirrors don’t lie. Mirrors show you what YOU REALLY LOOK LIKE, not what YOU THINK YOU LOOK LIKE. Mirrors show … Continue reading

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Pentecost 22 – "Enter Into God's Rest" – Hebrews 4:1-13

serm-10-21-18 The text for our consideration today is our Epistle reading from Hebrews 4 which concerns or entrance into God’s rest. “Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem … Continue reading

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Pentecost 21 – "What Must I Do To Inherit Eternal Life" – Mark 10:17-22

sermon-10-14-18 “As [Jesus] was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked, 'Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?'” I want to begin by saying, I like this guy. I … Continue reading

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Pentecost 20 – "Is It Lawful To Divorce?" – Mark 10:2-16

This is the 20th Sunday after Pentecost as the Church counts time. I recall that on the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, the sermon text was Ephesians 5 and we talked about the way that marriage was designed by God to … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of the Congregation – Luke 19 – Salvation Has Come to THIS House

sermon-9-30-18mueller We were very blessed to have Rev. Herb Mueller – 1st V.P. of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod as our guest preacher for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the congregation.

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Pentecost 18 – "The Greatest" – Mark 9:30-37

sermon-9-23-18 Jesus wanted to get away from the crowds so that He could be alone with His disciples to teach them. He wanted their undivided and undistracted attention so that they would understand what they must understand. They must understand … Continue reading

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Holy Cross Day – "The Way of the Cross" – 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

sermon-9-16-18 Today, we celebrate the Holy Cross “on which the Prince of Glory died.” (LSB #425) To be sure, the cross is not 'holy' in and of itself. • In fact, in and of itself, the cross is just two … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16 – "O For A Crumb" – Mark 7:24-30

sermon-9-9-18 The text for our consideration is the first half of our gospel reading that begins, “And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered a house and did not want … Continue reading

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