Category Archives: Sermons – Lutheran – LCMS

Trinity Sunday – "Do You Believe In God?" – 5/22/16

sermon-5-22-16 If I were to ask you this morning if you believe in God, I’m sure that you would all say, ‘yes.’ If there are any atheists in the congregation this morning, I apologize for lumping you in with the … Continue reading

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Pentecost – "The Particular Work of the Holy Spirit" – Acts 2:1-21 – 5/15/16

sermon-5-15-16 Of all of the great holidays on the church’s calendar, the Day of Pentecost may well be the most mysterious of them all: On Christmas, we celebrate the birth of a baby. We know all about that. Happens all … Continue reading

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Easter 7 – " Jesus Prays For The Church" – John 17:20-26 – 5/8/16

sermon-5-8-16 The setting for our gospel reading this morning is, once again, the Upper Room. Just to give you an idea of the significance of what takes place in the Upper Room, we note that John devotes 5 full chapters … Continue reading

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Ascension – "The Ascension of Our Lord" – Luke 24:50-52 – 5/5/16

There is much about this Christian faith that is entirely unreasonable. Christians are asked to believe certain things that are hard to believe. For examples, virgins do not conceive and have babies. Crucified men who have had a spear plunged … Continue reading

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St. Philip and St. James – Apostles – "Show Us The Father" – John 14:8-14 – 5/1/16

sermon-5-1-16 Today, we ‘honor’ two of the apostles of Jesus Christ. Well, maybe ‘honor’ isn’t quite the right word. You ‘honor’ someone for something ‘honorable’ that they have done, like we ‘honor’ those who have served in the military or … Continue reading

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Easter 5 – "Enduring Our 'Little Whiles'" – John 16:16-22

sermon-4-24-16 The scene is the Upper Room on the night when He would be betrayed. The timer that God set before the creation of the world was ticking down to its final hours. It was time for the Son of … Continue reading

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Easter 4 – "Who Are These?" – Revelation 7:9-17 – 4/17/16

sermon-4-17-16 One of the elders has a question for us this morning. “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?” He’s pointing to a multitude of people who are gathered around the throne of God … Continue reading

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Easter 3 – Mission Sunday – Rev. Ted Na Thalang

We devoted this Sunday to our annual Mission Sunday. Our special guest was Rev. Ted NaThalang – Director of Southeast Asia – The Lutheran Heritage Foundation. He preached a beautiful sermon based on Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch – Acts … Continue reading

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Easter 2 – "Like Newborn Infants" – John 20:19-30 – 4/3/16

sermon-4-3-16 Each of the six Sundays’ that follow Easter Sunday have been given a name that sets the tone for the Church’s worship on that particular Sunday. Names like, “Misericordias Domini,” (mercy of the Lord); “Jubilate” (rejoice); “Cantate” (sing); “Rogate” … Continue reading

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Easter – "They Were Perplexed" – Luke 24:1-9 – 3/27/16

sermon-3-27-16 We begin where we left off on Good Friday. Luke zooms in on the cross and focuses our attention on the One hanging from it. “’Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.’ And He breathed His last.” Luke … Continue reading

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