Audio Sermons

Pastor Tim Peterson
2019-12-08

Second Sunday of Advent

Christmas is coming! The light is coming! Jesus is coming! Today’s Gospel reading, from Matthew 3, verses 1 through 12, tells about John the Baptist’s preaching. John calls people to repentance, as he calls them to prepare the way for the coming of Jesus: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near!” “You brood […]

2019-12-01

First Sunday in Advent

Christmas is coming, the light is coming, Jesus is coming. Jesus coming in the past, Jesus coming in the present, Jesus coming in the future. We celebrate the historical fact of Jesus coming into the world 2000 years ago.  We also think about the coming of Jesus in the future.  The message of the bible […]

2019-11-24

Christ the King Sunday

Have this mind amongst yourselves which you have in Christ Jesus. Who though he was in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited but emptied himself  taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness and being found in human form he humbled himself and […]

2019-11-17

With Fear and Trembling – And God Who Is At Work

Philippians 2:1-13, and especially verses 1-3 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in […]

2019-11-10

With Fear and Trembling – And God Who Is At Work

With Fear and Trembling – And God Who Is At Work Philippians 2:1-13, and especially verses 12 and 13 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full […]

2019-11-03

All Saints Sunday

Text: Ephesians 1:11-23 The title of today’s sermon is “So that  you may know the riches of his glorious inheritance among the saints.” We are saints, together with all the followers of Jesus of every time and every place. We celebrate all the saints today. May our faith be renewed as we think about all that God […]

2019-10-27

Reformation Sunday

The Lutheran Church celebrates the Reformation each year on the Sunday before October 31st. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Church Door in Wittenberg, the action which started the Lutheran Reformation. The Lutheran Reformation can be summarised in the following statements: Christ Alone Word Alone Grace Alone Faith Alone […]

2019-10-20

Meditating on the one Who Is My Shepherd

Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no […]

2019-10-13

I Have Everything I Need

2 Kings 5:1-15, Luke 17:11-19, and Psalm 23 In the sermon last week I challenged the congregation to memorize and meditate on Psalm 23. Today I am renewing that challenge. Learn the words of Psalm 23. They have been a blessing to so many Christians throughout the ages. They can be a blessing also for […]

2019-10-06

The Lord is My Shepherd

Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no […]

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