Sermon: Not a Reed
Text: Matthew 11:2-15
Focus: Jesus reassures by his Word that the kingdom of God is coming.
Function: That they would not be discouraged in a fallen, broken world full of persecution.
Sermon: Not a Reed
We keep score in sports, of course, but what happens when we keep score in our relationships? And what happens when we stop? Find out in this message about God’s unfailing forgiveness.
Sermon: Holy Habits: Trust
Texts: Genesis 15:1-6; Hebrews 11:1-16; Luke 12:22-34
Focus: God gives us saving faith and faith to obey.
Function: That they would live by faith.
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: “Help My Unbelief!”
Text: Mark 9:14-29
Focus: Jesus’ mercy overcomes our doubts.
Function: That their faith would be strengthened through Jesus’ Word and acts of mercy.
Sermon: “Be Opened!”
Text: Mark 7:31-37
Focus: Jesus opens our ears to hear his Word and frees our tongues to tell forth his praise.
Function: That they would gladly hear and learn God’s holy Word.
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 […]