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.
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.
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: Sacred Surgery
Text: Luke 2:21
Focus: God marks us as his own when he places his name on us in Baptism.
Function: That they would receive God’s favor and blessing by faith and trust in his name.
Sermon: Not a Fairytale
Text: Luke 2:1-20
Focus: Jesus was born to save us from our sins.
Function: That they would believe the Christmas story and be saved.