Is Jesus the Lord of YOUR Sabbath?
Sermon: Long Live the King!
Text: Isaiah 6:1-13
Focus: The Holy God forgives our sins and commissions us to go share his Word.
Function: That as forgiven sinners they would proclaim the holiness of God.
Sermon: The Holy Spirit Helps Us Witness
Text: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-16
Focus: The Holy Spirit helps us to bear witness to Jesus.
Function: That they would gladly and boldly bear witness to Jesus.
Sermon: No Greater Love
Text: John 15:9-17
Focus: Jesus loves us as the Father loves him.
Function: That they would love one another as Christ loves them.
Abide in Jesus through his Word and Sacraments to have his life in you.
Sermon: Testing the Spirits
Text: 1 John 4:1-11
Focus: The Incarnate Word saves us from our sins and false teaching.
Function: That they would “test the spirits” to discern whether preaching and teaching are true.
Sermon: I Shall Not Want
Text: Psalm 23:1
Focus: God gives us everything we need.
Function: That they would be content and thankful for all of God’s gifts.
Sermon: Hands and Feet
Text: Luke 24:36-49
Focus: The risen Jesus gives us peace.
Function: That they would take comfort in the literal, physical death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Incarnate Christ Is Also the Risen Lord Jesus.
Sermon: The Last Enemy
Text: Isaiah 25:6-9; 1 Corinthians 15:12-26
Focus: Jesus saves us from death by the power of his resurrection.
Function: That they would believe in the resurrection of the Son of God.