Sermons

Sermon for April 10

GOSPEL: Luke 22:14-23:56 (Sermon comments are interwoven into the Gospel reading for the day.) Through the teachings and events of the passion story we see and hear the great contradictions that characterize the coming of God’s reign. The leader serves the followers, proud Peter is revealed in his cowardice, and Jesus—the innocent bringer of life—is…

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Sermon for April 3

May God’s grace, mercy, and peace be with you, through God the Father, and the Son Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Here we are, the first week of April. Hopefully, all the darkness and cold of winter is behind us. But we still wait for consistently warm days and nights—the time we can…

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Sermon for March 27

May God’s grace, mercy, and peace be with you, through God the Father, and the Son Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. There’s an old joke about a man who robbed a liquor store and got sent to prison. On his first day there he was sitting in the dining hall at lunch and…

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Sermon for March 20

May God’s grace, mercy, and peace be with you, through God the Father, and the Son Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Recently, I heard a story about three men back in the 30’s who went to town with a load of watermelons in a horse-drawn wagon. They drove the wagon all over town…

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Sermon for March 13

May God’s grace, mercy, and peace be with you, through God the Father, and the Son Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Have you ever been on a mission? For ladies, it can be a shopping mission to find the right dress for a special event. For men, it can be a mission to…

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Sermon for March 6

May God’s grace, mercy, and peace be with you, through God the Father, and the Son Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Remember the movie “Jaws”? It was a big hit back in 1975. It was about a great white shark terrifying beach goers. You can still see this movie on TV after 47…

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