Scripture: Isaiah 55:10-13; Psalm 65:9-13; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Sermon: Do Not Let the Batting Average Fool You
Sermon Text: Matthew 13:23
But as for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty, and in another thirty.”
Scripture: Zachariah 9:9-12; Psalm 145: 8-14; Romans 7: 15-25a; Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30
Sermon: Learning by the Yoke
Sermon Text: Matthew 11:28-30
“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
Scripture: Jeremiah 28: 5-9; Psalm 89: 1-4, 15-18; Romans 6: 12-23; Matthew 10: 40-42
Sermon: In the Name of
Sermon Text: Matthew 10:42
Jesus said to the disciples]…whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple—truly I tell you, none of these will lose their reward.
Scripture: Jeremiah 20: 7-13; Psalm 69: 7-10, 16-18; Romans 6: 1b-11; Matthew 10:24-25a, 27-39
Sermon: Feathers and Hairs
Sermon Text: Matthew 10:29-31
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. And even the hairs of your head are all counted. So do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.
Scripture: Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8
Sermon: Go First to the Lost Sheep
Sermon Text: Matthew 10:5-7
These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Go nowhere among the Gentiles, and enter no town of the Samaritans, but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you go, proclaim the good news, ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.
Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:3; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
Sermon: Receive the Blessing
Sermon Text: 2 Corinthians 13:11-13
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.
Scripture: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14;15-21
Sermon: Tea Time
Sermon Text: John 14:19-20
In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me; because I live, you also will live. On that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.
Scripture: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14;1-14
Sermon: Be My Strong Rock
Sermon Text: Psalm 31:1-5
In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Incline your ear to me; make haste to deliver me. Be my strong rock, a castle to keep me safe, for you are my crag and my stronghold; for the sake of your name, lead me and guide me. Take me out of the net that they have secretly set for me, for you are my tower of strength. Into your hands I commend my spirit, for you have redeemed me, O Lord, God of truth.
Scripture: Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
Sermon: Deacon Allison Ward No Combination Lock at the Gate
Sermon Text: John 10:9
I am the gate. Whoever enters by me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture.
Bulletin: 2017-05-07 Fourth Sunday of Easter
Scripture: Acts 2:14a,36-41; Psalm 116:1-4,12-19; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35
Sermon: Word and Sacrament
Sermon Text: Luke 24:33-35
O God, your Son makes himself known to all his disciples in the breaking of bread. Open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in his redeeming work, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever
Bulletin: 2017-04-30 Third Sunday of Easter