Sermon The Patience of God in Christ

The Patience of God in Christ

The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree In today’s Gospel reading, we hear one of Jesus’s wise parables and as always, there is a valuable lesson to learn; one of patience. A familiar joke shared in Lutheran circles goes like this, “Lord, grant me patience and please do it now”. Our sinful flesh craves instant …

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Sermon God’s Patience with Jerusalem

God’s Patience with Jerusalem

Tonight’s sermon text is based on the Gospel reading, Matthew 24. Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. 2 But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here …

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Uncategorized The Lord’s Patience

The Lord’s Patience

We are living in the last days and so were the disciples. They wanted to know what would happen to them just as we want to know today. Jesus’ answer was not the happy prophecy they probably wanted to hear. After all, they were Jews and descendants of Israel and Abraham. They had been promised …

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Sermon The Patience & Faithfulness of the Lord

The Patience & Faithfulness of the Lord

Do you ever grow impatient? Of course! We get stuck in traffic, or annoyed by a loved one’s habits or frustrated with a slow co-worker. But our incredibly patient Lord shows us over and over His amazing faithfulness to us. We are flawed and sin daily but with this parable, Pastor illustrates how Christ is …

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