Sermon Christ’s Love for Sinners

Christ’s Love for Sinners

To be lost is to be separated from your proper place. It’s a rather accurate description of how sinners can be lost, or separated, from God. But in His overwhelming love for us, the Lord seeks us out and returns us to the flock, to our proper place in the family of believers. He forgives …

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Uncategorized They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them.

They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them.

  This week we discuss the difference between poverty and prosperity, and between belief and unbelief. From our human point of view, we are quick to see a rich man and say he’s been blessed, or a poor man and say that he’s virtuous. The difference that Jesus will judge us on, though, is not …

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Sermon Jesus Restores Paradise (Sermon from 2008)

Jesus Restores Paradise (Sermon from 2008)

Our world is troubled and full of suffering. Our first parents enjoyed the bounty of the Garden of Eden, apart from any burdensome work. But after the fall, toil and labor was guaranteed. But into this broken world came Jesus the Messiah to restore creation. Having compassion on the weary multitudes, He renewed the bounty …

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Sermon The New Birth – Trinity Sunday

The New Birth – Trinity Sunday

  Trinity Sunday is when we confess a mystery. The human mind is unable to fathom the depths of God, beyond that we must just believe that it is so. When faced with another of our Christian mysteries, Nicodemus, even though he was a respected and educated man, had a difficult time accepting that which …

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Sermon Our Only Hope Is in Christ’s Righteousness (Sermon from 2009)

Our Only Hope Is in Christ’s Righteousness (Sermon from 2009)

Today’s sermon text is taken from Matthew 5, 20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. God demands nothing less than perfection and holiness from you in regard to His commandments. Your only hope, then, is not in your own goodness …

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