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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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Palm Sunday – "The Death March to Life" – Luke 19:28-44 – 3/20/16

sermon-3-20-16 A borrowed donkey. Crowds of spectators and enthusiastic supporters lining the roadside. In their enthusiasm, surrendering their cloaks to the road to cushion his ride. Banners made of palm branches waiving. Loud singing a familiar hymn – “Blessed is … Continue reading

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Lent 5 – "Surely Not" – Luke 20:9-20 – 3/13/16

sermon-3-13-16 If we were to compare all of the parables of Jesus we would see that they fall into two broad categories. They are either based on examples from nature or people. Interestingly, the parables that are based on nature, … Continue reading

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Lent 4 – "The Father's Foolish Love" – Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 – 3/6/16

sermon-3-6-16 “Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and scribes grumbled saying, ‘This man receives sinners and eats with them.’” It’s not that they thought that they weren’t sinners. They would … Continue reading

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Lent 3 – "Why Will You Die?" – Ezekiel 33:7-20 – 2/28/16

sermon-2-28-16 “And you, son of man, say to the house of Israel, Thus you have said: ‘Surely our transgressions and our sins are upon us, and we rot away because of them. How can we live?” They were listening. That’s … Continue reading

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