Abide in Jesus through his Word and Sacraments to have his life in you.
Sermon: The Parable of the Sower
Text: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Focus: The Lord Jesus graciously sows his Word
Function: That they would hear, understand, and believe the Word of God.
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: Upon the Mouth of Yahweh
Texts: Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95:1-9
Focus: When we grumble against the preaching of God’s Word, we reject God himself.
Function: That they would believe and obey the Word of God their pastor preaches and teaches.
Sermon: Wrapped in Flesh
Text: John 1:1-18
Focus: God sent his Son wrapped in human flesh to redeem and exalt our humanity.
Function: That they would believe and receive God’s wonderful Christmas gift by faith.
Sermon: The Holy Spirit Helps Me Remember
Texts: John 14:22-31
Focus: The Holy Spirit reminds us of the things that Jesus said.
Function: That they would joyfully hear, believe, and obey God’s Word instead of resorting to enthusiasm or antinomianism.