Sermons

2020-03-08

Three Sermons in One

Today’s sermon has three parts. The first part talks about Abraham being our father in the faith. We have been blessed with the faith of so many people around us. Today’s Scripture passages talk about Abraham being our father in the faith: Genesis 12:1-4 Now the Lord said to Abraham, “Go from your country and […]

2020-03-01

Week 8 Mark 16

Today is the last Sunday in the 8-week presentation of the Gospel of Mark. Today’s presentation repeats the account of Jesus’s death from last week’s presentation, and then concludes with the resurrection of Jesus in Chapter 16. Here are some key passages: Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance to the […]

2020-02-23

Week 7 Mark 14 to Mark 15

The entire Gospel of Mark is being presented in Sunday worship, from January 12 through March 1. Today’s presentation is the Passion narrative, the account of Jesus’ suffering and death from Mark chapters 14 and 15. Here are some key passages: Now, I assure you that wherever the Gospel is preached all over the world, […]

2020-02-16

Week 6 Mark 11 to Mark 13

The entire Gospel of Mark is being presented in Sunday worship, from January 12 through March 1. Today’s presentation starts with verse 7 of chapter 11 and goes through the end of Mark chapter 13. Here are some key passages: My Temple will be called a house of prayer for the people of all nations. […]

2020-02-09

Week 5 Mark 9 and Mark 10

The entire Gospel of Mark is being presented in Sunday worship, from January 12 through March 1. Today’s presentation includes Mark 9:9 through Mark 11:10 – from the Transfiguration of Jesus until the Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. Here are some key passages: Have pity on us and help us, if you possibly can! Yes, if […]

2020-02-02

Week 4 Mark 7 and Mark 8

The words of the gospel are the sermon. The focus is who Jesus is and what he has done for us Todays passage starts out with some conflict.  The people criticise his disciples. Jesus does not back down he makes the conflict worse. He is not trying to get along with some people this is […]

2020-01-26

Week 3 Mark 5 and Mark 6

Hearing the Gospel of Mark, Part 3 The entire Gospel of Mark is being presented in Sunday worship, from January 12 through March 1. Try to imagine that you don’t know much about Jesus. Maybe you have read the Bible and heard about Jesus throughout your life. Maybe you haven’t. Either way, try to imagine […]

2020-01-19

Week 2 Mark 3 and Mark 4

Hearing the Gospel of Mark, Part 2 The entire Gospel of Mark is being presented in Sunday worship, from January 12 through March 1. Try to imagine that you don’t know much about Jesus. Maybe you have read the Bible and heard about Jesus throughout your life. Maybe you haven’t. Either way, try to imagine […]

2020-01-12

Week 1 Mark 1:1 – Mark 3:6

Hearing the Gospel of Mark The entire Gospel of Mark will be presented in Sunday worship, beginning January 12 and ending March 1. Try to imagine that you don’t know much about Jesus. Maybe you have read the Bible and heard about Jesus throughout your life. Maybe you haven’t. Either way, try to imagine that […]

2019-12-22

Martin Lutherś Christmas Sermon

Today I am not preaching one of my own sermons. I am preaching Martin Luther’s Christmas Sermon One of the most prominent Luther scholars of the 20th century was a man named Roland Bainton. He wrote a book called Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther. Dr. Bainton also translated and arranged a collection […]

Page 1 of 19