Be joyful in HOPE,
patient in affliction,
faithful in prayer.
Share with the Lord’s
people who are in need.
Romans 12:12-13

Sermons (Page 3)

Christmas Day -2023

There was no livestream for this service. (Preaching on a Mark series that parallels the Historic Lectionary texts, the Christmas sermons utilize 1 Peter, since there is no Christmas story in Mark and Mark’s gospel was telling what Peter was remembering as eyewitness.) THE WORD MADE FLESH TO REDEEM US Sermon Text, St. John 1:12-14;…

Christmas Eve 2023

JOY INEXPRESSIBLE AND FULL OF GLORY Sermon Text, St. Luke 2:8-20; 1 Peter 1:8-12. 10 And the angel said unto them, “Fear not! For behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which…

4th Sunday in Advent – 2023

WHO IS JESUS? Prayer: O God, give us ears to hear Your Word and believe it, and eyes of faith to see that Jesus truly is Your Son and our Savior from sin and death. Amen. Sermon Text, St. Mark 12:35-37. 35 Then Jesus answered and said, while He taught in the temple, “How is…

3rd Sunday in Advent – 2023

Sermon Text: Mark 9:10-13 TREATED WITH CONTEMPT Prayer: Dear Lord: If we’re treated with contempt, mocked or mistreated because of our faithfulness, comfort us in knowing that John the Baptist and the saints endured this, but especially that You endured it for our salvation. Be with us in our suffering. Also let it touch our…

1st Sunday of Advent – 2023

Prayer: Dear Lord Jesus, we are embarking upon another church year. Help us to know what it’s all about the Gospel. Lord, we of all people should know the Gospel, for to know You is to know the Gospel and to know the Gospel is to know You. Let us know You through repenting of…