Text: Luke 8:26-39
Focus: Jesus breaks the power of the devil.
Function: That they would go and tell others what God has done for them.
Sermon: A Wedding Invitation
Text: Revelation 22:1-6, 12-21
Focus: The Holy Spirit and the Church invite all people to come and receive God’s free grace.
Function: That they would invite their unbelieving family and friends to come and know Jesus.
Sermon: The Shepherd’s Voice
Text: Psalm 23; Acts 20:17-35; John 10:22-30
Focus: We recognize Jesus’ voice in his Word.
Function: That they would follow the Shepherd’s voice and not be deceived by false teachers.
In this special message by Pastor Robert Rahn, founder of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation, we learn about the race that Christ has set before us–and already won for us. Learn more about LHF at www.lhfmissions.org.
Sermon: Gone Fishing
Text: Luke 5:1-11
Focus: Jesus has the authority to forgive sins.
Function: That with clean consciences they would gladly tell the Good News to others.
Sermon: Hospital for Sinners
Text: Matthew 11:12-19; Romans 3:28
Focus: The church is a community for sinners to be forgiven.
Function: That they would extend to others the same grace given them.
Sermon: The Holy Spirit Helps Us Witness
Text: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-16
Focus: The Holy Spirit helps us to bear witness to Jesus.
Function: That they would gladly and boldly bear witness to Jesus.
Sermon: Confessing Christ
Text: John 1:6-8, 19-28
Focus Statement: John the Baptist confessed that he was not the Christ.
Function Statement: That they would joyfully point people to Jesus, not ourselves.
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.
Jesus gives us power, purpose, and his presence to join in his Co-Mission to go and make disciples of all nations by baptizing and teaching in the Triune name of God.