Sermon Thanks Be To God

Thanks Be To God

As we celebrate this thanksgiving holiday, we should look to Christ for what we are the most thankful.  Like the leper who praised God “with a loud voice”, since we have even more for which we can be thankful than other men. Our sins are forgiven; our health will be restored; we will see God. …

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Sermon Final Judgment

Final Judgment

For some, the thought of “Final Judgment” or “The Last Day” elicits fear. Human nature does tend to dwell on the negative. Combine that with the fact that no one knows the day or hour and it seems there is nothing we can do other than to panic. Thankfully, we do know that the Lord …

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Sermon The Kingdom of Power

The Kingdom of Power

We, as Christians, are citizens of heavenly kingdom and of an earthly one. We are subjects of both God and man. Jesus reminds us in today’s sermon text to “render to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s”. Sounds easy enough, right? But it is a difficult task at times. No matter …

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Uncategorized If You, O Lord, Should Mark Iniquities, Who Could Stand?

If You, O Lord, Should Mark Iniquities, Who Could Stand?

What power is given to the Church to deal with errant sinners?  It is not force of arms–that is given to the kingdoms of the world.  It is not force of will.  That, too, is given to the kingdom of the world.  It is not shunning, and it is not shaming.  What, then? The power …

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Sermon The Church Triumphant

The Church Triumphant

For too many people, the book of Revelation is something mysterious, that we cannot really grasp. But the truth is that it is meant to reveal to us the things that we should know about Jesus. As we go through our lives we are going to experience trials and troubles every day of our lives. …

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