Some of the things Jesus says are hard to understand or even downright offensive–like when he says that we should eat his flesh and drink his blood. Jesus is not encouraging vampirism or cannibalism, of course, so what in the world is he talking about?
Abide in Jesus through his Word and Sacraments to have his life in you.
Sermon: One Way
Text: John 14:1-14
Focus: Jesus is the only way of salvation.
Function: That they would believe in Jesus and the Father—and encourage others to do the same.
Sermon: “Lazarus, Come Out!”
Text: John 11:1-53
Focus: Jesus’ powerful Word raises the dead.
Function: That they would believe in Jesus and have eternal life.
Sermon: God’s Servant from the Womb
Text: Isaiah 49:1-7
Focus: Even from before Christ’s birth, God had a plan for Jesus to be a light to the nations.
Function: That they would shine Jesus’ light to the people around them.
Sermon: Choose Life!
Text: Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Focus: God gives life to those who believe and obey his Word.
Function: That they would reject America’s culture of death and use their voice as Christian citizens to vote against Colorado’s “right to death” ballot initiative.