Sermon for Advent 2

December 10, 2017 2 Peter 3:8-9 Patience to Endure      Are we there yet? You’ve have probably heard that saying many times from your children when they we young and you took a road trip. Such a question stems from impatience and not fully grasping the concept of time. We all know how children can

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Sermon for Advent 1

December 3, 2017 Mark 11:1-10 Looking Back With Anticipation The change in the Church Year always makes a subtle move from the anticipated coming of our Lord in the fulfillment of all things to the anticipated coming of our Lord in time for salvation. It is even more subtle as we understand the first as

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Devotion for Nov 22, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for November 22, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 111 Trinity XXIII The Psalmist is obviously very excited about ‘the works of the Lord.’ The ‘works of the Lord’ are ‘great,’ ‘full of splendor and majesty,’ ‘well remembered,’ ‘powerful,’

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Sermon for Trinity XXIII

November 19, 2017 Matthew 22:15-22 The Image of Christ Imprinted On You We should understand this opening scene here pretty well. It reflects our contemporary culture that isn’t that interested in what the other side has to say except in how it might be twisted in its meaning such to entangle the speaker. It plays

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Devotion for Nov 20, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for November 20, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 111 Proverbs 8:11-22 Wisdom for Salvation As we read through this section of Proverbs, we find that wisdom is personified. It is presented as the speaker describing himself. He describes

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Devotion for Nov 18, 2018

A Simple Family Devotion for November 18, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 116:12-19 Matthew 18:21-35 Daily Needs Some things are repetitive. We do them every day. Things like washing the dishes. We might not think about the task and just do it

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Devotion for Nov 16, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for November 16, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 116:12-19 Philippians 1:3-11 Partners In Everything In 1 Peter 2:20 we read, “For what credit is there if you sin and are punished, and you endure it?” In such a

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Devotion for Nov 15, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for November 15, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 116:12-19 Trinity XXII The appointed Psalm for our meditation this week is the basis for the “Offertory” appointed for Divine Services I and II. “What shall I render to the

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Sermon for Trinity XXII

November 12, 2017 Matthew 18:21-35 Debt Free A little over a year ago we ran a program called Financial Peace University. It is program designed to help all sorts of people to be wiser in their finances. A basic premise of the course is to get out of debt and to stay out of debt.

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