Sermon: One Way
Text: John 14:1-14
Focus: Jesus is the only way of salvation.
Function: That they would believe in Jesus and the Father—and encourage others to do the same.
Sermon: One Way
Sermon: Not Perfect…Yet
Text: Acts 2:42-47
Focus Statement: God’s Church is found wherever believers gather around Word and Sacrament.
Function Statement: That our little fellowship at Epiphany would take courage and hope.
Sermon: Breaking Bread
Text: Luke 24:13-35
Focus Statement: Jesus reveals himself in the Word and bread.
Function Statement: That they would recognize Jesus’ Real Presence in the Lord’s Supper.
Sermon: Don’t Cling to Me
Text: John 20:1-18
Focus Statement: Jesus rose from the dead to give us eternal life.
Function Statement: That they would not cling to the old ways of knowing God.
Texts: Exodus 12:1-14; 1 Corinthians 11:23-32
Focus Statement: Christ gives us his body and blood for the forgiveness of our sins.
Function Statement: That they would remember Christ’s sacrifice and recognize his body.
Sermon: “Lazarus, Come Out!”
Text: John 11:1-53
Focus: Jesus’ powerful Word raises the dead.
Function: That they would believe in Jesus and have eternal life.
Sermon: Psalms, the Prayers of Jesus: Enemies
Text: Psalm 137
Focus: Jesus died for his enemies—and calls us to do the same.
Function: That they would look forward to heavenly Jerusalem when Jesus rights all wrongs.
Sermon: Seeing and Being Seen
Texts: John 9
Focus: Jesus sees us for who we are and gives us eyes to see him as Lord.
Function: That they would see people how Jesus sees them.