Sermon I am the Good Shepherd

I am the Good Shepherd

*Please note this is a Divine Service from last year. Andrew & Elizabeth, who record and post the services, are on vacation. In their absence, here is a service from the 2020 Easter season.* Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came from the Father and became flesh among us in order to rescue us, His …

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Uncategorized At the Right Hand of God are Joy & Pleasure Forevermore

At the Right Hand of God are Joy & Pleasure Forevermore

The promise of pleasure isn’t something we typically associate with God. As with everything else in this world, our sinful nature corrupts joy and pleasure. We take it to the extreme, abuse it or use it as a numbing agent driven by our selfish desires. But God’s desires are pure. And He desires for us …

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Sermon Jesus, Our Propitiation

Jesus, Our Propitiation

Propitiation isn’t commonly used in today’s dialogue but it has a beautiful and powerful meaning. We hear in today’s sermon how the word propitiation, in ancient Greek, meant a “sin offering” to appease the wrath of God. And there is no greater appeasement than that of Christ’s suffering and death for our sins. Christ quite …

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Sermon The Resurrection of our Lord

The Resurrection of our Lord

Alleluia – Christ is Risen! Easter is a miracle inside a miracle. This is a mystery. In the original Greek, a mystery is defined as something that must be revealed to us by an outside source. The obvious miracle is that Jesus rose from the dead. But the bigger miracle is that Jesus justified mankind …

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Sermon Good Friday Vespers

Good Friday Vespers

During Holy Week, we will post the Reading of the Passion each night. Click here to open the bulletin in a new tab or scroll down to follow along. Announcements Easter Sunday: Please note the Divine Service will be at 10 am. Also, please bring flowers for the cross. No breakfast will be held this …

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Sermon Maundy Thursday Vespers

Maundy Thursday Vespers

During Holy Week, we will post the Reading of the Passion each night. Click here to open the bulletin in a new tab or scroll down to follow along. Announcements Easter Sunday: Please note the Divine Service will be at 10 am. Also, please bring flowers for the cross. No breakfast will be held this …

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Sermon Holy Wednesday Vespers

Holy Wednesday Vespers

During Holy Week, we will post the Reading of the Passion each night. These Vespers focus on the Gospel reading and do not include a sermon. Click here to open the bulletin in a new tab or scroll down to follow along. Announcements Easter Sunday: Please note the Divine Service will be at 10 am. …

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