Sermon Living in the Last Days

Living in the Last Days

We live in good times but it’s easy to question that sentiment. Scandals, natural disasters and pandemics abound. But we know these are good times because we are in the Last Days. Living in the last days means we enjoy a life of repentance. A life of repentance means turning away from the ways of …

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Sermon The Temptation of Christ

The Temptation of Christ

Most of us are very familiar with the story of Satan tempting Jesus in the desert. But have you wondered why Satan chose those particular three temptations? Compare them to Adam’s temptations, where he was tempted with the knowledge of good and evil. Knowledge that he believed would make him be like God. However, the …

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Sermon Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

What is the point of Lent? It is a time for repentance and the forgiveness of sins. “Repentance” is not a word you are likely to hear just anywhere, so let’s take some time to delve into it — the core of the Christian faith. Tonight’s sermon text is from Joel 2, 12 “Yet even …

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Sermon Transfiguration Sunday

Transfiguration Sunday

To sinful ears, the transfiguration of Christ is kind of an odd thing. Why are Moses and Elijah showing up in the New Testament, in events ages after their deaths? Frightening voices coming from a cloud? Moses and Elijah represent the entirety of the Old Testament. Christ is the fulfillment of the Law that Moses …

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Sermon Jesus, the Anointed One

Jesus, the Anointed One

Due to inclement weather, no church will be held on Sunday, February 14th. However, we are sharing a sermon from 2010 and invite you to listen above. We pray you stay safe and warm! The sermon is based on Luke 4, 16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was …

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Sermon They Who Wait for the Lord Shall Renew their Strength

They Who Wait for the Lord Shall Renew their Strength

In today’s sinful world, we can easily find reasons for despair. In Isaiah’s day, there was even more reason for despair. They lived within a promise that they would be the chosen people to bring Christ into the world but corruption infiltrated everything. The people themselves, their worship practice and government had become so corrupt …

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Sermon Jesus, our Prophet

Jesus, our Prophet

Moses had a more intimate relationship with God than any of the other prophets. But he prophesied that God would send another prophet “like me” from out of Israel. Moses was unique in that he saw God directly, not through dreams and visions. The Messiah that came later was unique because in Him, we can …

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Sermon Repentance

Repentance

Today’s sermon text is from the first chapter of Mark, 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, 15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.” The hardest part of what Jesus said in this text seems …

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Sermon Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord

It’s pretty common to hear people say, “You have to earn my trust”. And, in some cases, that’s great advice. Thankfully, when it comes to the Lord, that’s not the case. Rather, we have to remind ourselves to keep trusting Him. To know that the LORD is always faithful. And loving. And true. But it’s …

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Sermon Jesus’ baptism, Our baptism

Jesus’ baptism, Our baptism

“Who is this Jesus?” Even in the first century, anyone who didn’t know that Jesus was the Christ simply wasn’t paying attention. God had been telling how He would come and who He would be with prophet after prophet. John the Baptist was the last of these. John’s birth was a miracle. John’s naming was …

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