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.
Text: Mark 9:2-9
Focus: God’s glory “tents” in Jesus’ body.
Function: That they would look forward to the return of Christ in glory.
Sermon: A Son Superior to Angels
Texts: Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18
Focus Statement: Jesus is more important than Christmas angels.
Function Statement: That they would rejoice in God’s presence with them by his Son.
Sermon: Bad Girls Begat Jesus: Bathsheba
Texts: 2 Samuel 11:1–12:15; Matthew 1:1, 6b-11
Focus Statement: God forgave David when he confessed his sin.
Function Statement: That they would repent and confess their sins to God, confident of his grace.
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: That We May Be One
Text: John 17:1-11
Focus: Jesus prays for the Church.
Function: That we would be one in Christ.
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.