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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Sermon Where is Jesus?

Where is Jesus?

In this familiar story, we hear about Mary and Joseph spending three days looking for Jesus only to find him in the temple. We might be tempted to say, well, of course he was there, like Jesus says to them. But how often do we look for Jesus in the wrong place? Our human nature …

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