Sermon – February 11 – Cheesecloth

Scripture: 2 Kings 2:1-12 ; Psalm 50:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9

Sermon: Cheesecloth
Sermon Text: 2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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Sermon – February 4 – Black Sunday

Scripture: Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39

Sermon: Black Sunday
Sermon Text: Mark 1:32-33

That evening, at sunset, they brought to him all who were sick or possessed with demons. And the whole city was gathered around the door.

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Sermon – January 28 – Sadly, You Said a Mouthful

Scripture: Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 111; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28

Sermon: Sadly, You Said a Mouthful
Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 8:10-11

For if others see you, who possess knowledge, eating in the temple of an idol, might they not, since their conscience is weak, be encouraged to the point of eating food sacrificed to idols? So by your knowledge those weak believers for whom Christ died are destroyed.

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Sermon – January 21 – Immediately

Scripture: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62: 5-12; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20

Sermon: Immediately
Sermon Text: Mark 1:17-20

And Jesus said to them, “Follow me and I will make you fish for people.” And immediately they left their nets and followed him. As he went a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John, who were in their boat mending the nets. Immediately he called them; and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men, and followed him.

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Sermon – January 14 – One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy

Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:1-10; Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; 1 Corinthians 6:12-14, 17, 19-20; John 1:43-51

Sermon: One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy
Sermon Text: 1 Samuel 3:8-10

Then Eli perceived that the Lord was calling the boy. Therefore Eli said to Samuel, “Go, lie down; and if he calls you, you shall say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’ ” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Now the Lord came and stood there, calling as before, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”

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Sermon – January 7 – I Cannot Stoop Down to His Level

Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11

Sermon: I Cannot Stoop Down to His Level
Sermon Text: Mark 1:7-8

He proclaimed, “The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.”

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Sermon – December 31 – Single Purpose

Scripture: Isaiah 61:10 – 62:3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40
Sermon: Single Purpose
Sermon Text: Luke 2: 25-26; 36-28

Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit rested on him. It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Messiah.

There was also a prophet, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was of a great age, having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped there with fasting and prayer night and day. At that moment she came, and began to praise God and to speak about the child to all who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.

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Sermon – Christmas Eve – Christmas Wrapping

Scripture: Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20
Sermon: Christmas Wrapping
Sermon Text: Luke 2:12

“This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger.”

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Sermon – December 24 – Let it Be with Me

Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38
Sermon: Let it Be with Me
Sermon Text: Luke 1:38

Then Mary said, “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.”

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Sermon – December 17 – Weeping Leads to Joyful Reaping

Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; Mark 1:1-8
Sermon: Weeping Leads to Joyful Reaping
Sermon Text: Psalm 126: 5-6

Those who sowed with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying the seed, will come again with joy, shouldering their sheaves.

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