We often talk about the fact that we’re “saved by grace” as an article of faith. But what does grace really mean? And why does it make an eternal difference in our lives?
This is a sermon dialogue written by Rev. Ted Schroeder. Art and design by Lindsay Galvin. Copyright (c) 2016 by Creative Communications for the Parish.
Sermon: Still about Jesus
Texts: John 8:31-36; Romans 3:19-28
Focus Statement: We are justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone apart from works of the Law.
Function Statement: That they would rejoice in God’s free gift of grace that sets them free from sin.
Grace, mercy, and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! Amen. “Who do you say that I am?” (Matt. 16:15, ESV). That is the question Jesus asked his disciples in our Gospel lesson today. “Who do you say that I am?” is also the question that Jesus is asking […]
Sermon: God in the Storm
Text: Matthew 14:22-33
Focus: Jesus Christ is true God and true Man.
Function: That they would have no fear in the midst of life’s storms because Jesus is with them—and for them.
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.
Sermon: Leaving Something Behind
Texts: Genesis 12:1-9; Romans 4:1-8, 13-17
Focus: Abraham built altars in Canaan as a legacy of faith in God’s promises.
Function: That they would leave something behind for the next generation of believers.
Text: Hebrews 11:17–12:3
Focus: Jesus Christ scorned the cross’s shame and gladly died for our salvation.
Function: That by faith they would run the course of their life with confidence in Jesus.
Text: Mark 12:30-31
You love God, but what about the 2nd admonition: love your neighbor as yourself. See and hear these remarks as you consider this facet of Jesus’ famous instruction.
TEXT: MARK 12:30
GOD EXPECTS ALL OF OUR LOVE AND RESPECT. HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE?