Service Archives (Page 4)

Service Archives (Page 4)

“When I Am Among The Trees…”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Sixth Sunday After Epiphany Luke 6:17-26    17 And then Jesus came down with them and stood on a level place; and there was a large crowd of His disciples, and a great multitude of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem, and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon, 18 who had come to hear Him and to be healed of their diseases; and those who were troubled by unclean spirits…

“Your God Reaction”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fifth Sunday After Epiphany Luke 5:1-11    1 Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing around Him and listening to the word of God, He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret; 2 and He saw two boats lying at the edge of the lake; but the fishermen had gotten out of them and were washing their nets. 3 And He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s,…

“Knowing What You Don’t Know”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fourth Sunday After Epiphany 1 Corinthians 13    13 If I speak with the tongues of mankind and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if…

“Holy Other”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Third Sunday After Epiphany 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a    12 For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ. 13 For [a]by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit. 14 For the…

“And On The Third Day…”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Second Sunday After Epiphany John 2:1-11    On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; 2 and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus *said to Him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus *said to her, “[a]What business do you have with Me, woman? My hour has…

“Coming Home”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Baptism Of The Lord Isaiah 43:1-7    43 But now, this is what the Lord says, He who is your Creator, Jacob, And He who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine! 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire,…

“Devine Being & Ordinary Care”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Second Sunday Of Christmas 1 Kings 19:1-9    19 Now Ahab told Jezebel everything that Elijah had done, and [a]how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more so, if by about this time tomorrow I do not make your [b]life like the [c]life of one of them.” 3 And he [d]was afraid,…

First Sunday Of Christmas

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player First Sunday Of Christmas Colossians 3:12-17    12 So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and [a]patience; 13 bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so must you do also. 14 In addition to all these things put on love, which is [b]the perfect bond…

10:30 PM Christmas Eve | “That’s Just Great!” | Candlelight & Communion

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player “That’s Just Great!”10:30 P.M. CHRISTMAS EVE | CANDLELIGHT & COMMUNION Luke 2:1-20 2 Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all [a]the inhabited earth. 2 [b]This was the first census taken while [c]Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all the people were on their way to register for the census, each to his own city. 4 Now Joseph also went…

5 & 8 PM Christmas Eve | “That’s Just Great!” | Candlelight & Communion

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player “That’s Just Great!”10:30 P.M. CHRISTMAS EVE | CANDLELIGHT & COMMUNION Luke 2:1-20 2 Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all [a]the inhabited earth. 2 [b]This was the first census taken while [c]Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all the people were on their way to register for the census, each to his own city. 4 Now Joseph also went…

“What A Gift”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fourth Sunday Of Advent Luke 1:39-45    39 Now [a]at this time Mary set out and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah, 40 and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 And she cried out with a loud voice and said, “Blessed…

“Your ‘To Do’ List”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Third Sunday Of Advent Philippians 4:4-7    4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! 5 Let your gentle spirit be known to all people. The Lord is [a]near. 6 Do not [b]be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and pleading with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all [c]comprehension, will guard your hearts and minds…

A Service Of Hope And Healing

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player A Service Of Hope And Healing Isaiah 40:1, 25-31    Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. To whom then will you compare me, or who is my equal? says the Holy One. Lift up your eyes on high and see: Who created these? He who brings out their host and numbers them, calling them all by name; because he is great in strength, mighty in power, not one is missing.…

“Prophet Motive”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Second Sunday Of Advent Luke 3:1-6    Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene, 2 in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zechariah, in the…

“Thanksgiving Leftovers”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player First Sunday Of Advent 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13    9 How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? 10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to face and restore whatever is lacking in your faith. 11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus direct our way to…

“The One Who Loves Us”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Christ The King Sunday Revelation 1:4b-8   4 John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from Him who is, and who was, and who [a]is to come, and from the [b]seven spirits who are before His throne, 5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and…

“When Do You Give it All?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 12:38-44   38 And in His teaching He was saying: “Beware of the scribes who like to walk around in long robes, and like personal greetings in the marketplaces, 39 and seats of honor in the synagogues, and places of honor at banquets, 40 who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive all the more condemnation.” 41 And Jesus sat down…

“If You Believed…”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost John 11:32-44   32 So when Mary came to the place where Jesus was, she saw Him and fell at His feet, saying to Him, “Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.” 33 Therefore when Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in spirit and [a]was troubled, 34 and He said, “Where have…

“Service Of Light”

A Choral Service Of Evening Prayer For All Saints’ Day Gospel Reading – John 11:32-24   32 So when Mary came to the place where Jesus was, she saw Him and fell at His feet, saying to Him, “Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.”

“God’s Questions Answered?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost Mark 12:28-34   28 One of the scribes came up and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, “What commandment is the [a]foremost of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The [b]foremost is, ‘Hear, Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord is one; 30 and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with…

“What Is Seen Cannot Be Unseen”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost Mark 10:46-52   46 Then they *came to Jericho. And later, as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, a beggar who was blind named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road. 47 And when he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” 48 Many were…

“What Do You Want From God?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost Mark 10:35-45  35 [a]James and John, the two sons of Zebedee, *came up to [b]Jesus, saying to Him, “Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we ask of You.” 36 And He said to them, “What do you want Me to do for you?” 37 They said to Him, “[c]Grant that we may sit, one on Your right and one on Your left, in Your…

“It’s Good News! Remember?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 10:17-31   17 As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do so that I may inherit eternal life?” 18 But Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone. 19 You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit…

“The Imprint Of God’s Being”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player NINeteenth Sunday After Pentecost Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-13  1 God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways, 2 [a]in these last days has spoken to us [b]in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom He also made the [c]world. 3 [d]And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and [e]upholds…

“In The Name Of Jesus”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 9:38-50  38 John said to Him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to prevent him because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not hinder him, for there is no one who will perform a miracle in My name, and be able soon afterward to speak evil of Me. 40 For the one who is not…

“Questioning God”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 9:30-37  30 From there they went out and began to go through Galilee, and He did not want anyone to know about it. 31 For He was teaching His disciples and telling them, “The Son of Man is to be [a]delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill Him; and when He has been killed, He will rise three days later.” 32 But they…

“Are You Winning Or Losing?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 8:27-38  27 Jesus went out, along with His disciples, to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way He questioned His disciples, saying to them, “Who do people say that I am?” 28 They told Him, saying, “John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets.” 29 And He continued by questioning them, “But who do you say that I am?”…

“Come, Labor On”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost James 2:1-10, 14-17   My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. 2 For if a man comes into your [a]assembly with a gold ring and dressed in [b]fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes, 3 and you [c]pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and…

“Where Do You Draw The Line?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23  Mark 7:1-8 Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, 2 they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them. 3 (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they thoroughly wash their hands,[a] thus observing the tradition of the elders; 4 and…

“Timing Is Everything”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Thirteenth Sunday After PentecostConfirmation SundayHoly Baptism Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18  Joshua 24:1-2A 24 1Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. 2 Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the [a]River, namely, Terah,…

“Getting What You Want From God”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost 1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14  I Kings 2:10-12 10 Then David slept with his ancestors, and was buried in the city of David. 11 The time that David reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned seven years in Hebron, and thirty-three years in Jerusalem. 12 So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David; and his kingdom was firmly established. I Kings 3:3-14 3 Solomon loved…

“The Best Advice”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost Ephesians 4:25-5:2  25 So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbors, for we are members of one another. 26Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and do not make room for the devil. 28 Thieves must give up stealing; rather let them labor and work honestly with their own hands,…

“Have You Had Enough Of Jesus?”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Tenth Sunday After PentecostHoly Comunion John 6:24-35  24 So when the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they themselves got into the boats and went to Capernaum looking for Jesus. 25When they found him on the other side of the sea, they said to him, “Rabbi, when did you come here?” 26 Jesus answered them, “Very truly, I tell you, you are looking for me, not because…

“Faith in Four Dimensions”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Ninth Sunday After Pentecost Ephesians 3:14-21 14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth takes its name. 16 I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, 17 and that Christ may dwell in your 5 hearts through faith, as…

“Know What You Need”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Eighth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 6:30-34, 53-56  30 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32 And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves. 33 Now…

“Glorious Grace”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Seventh Sunday After Pentecost Ephesians 1:3-14  3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 just as he chose us in Christ[a] before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love. 5 He destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, according to the good…

“Welcome And Rejection”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Sixth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 6:1-13  6 He left that place and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, “Where did this man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been given to him? What deeds of power are being done by his hands! 3 Is not…

“Made Well”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 5:21-43  21When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 22 Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet 23 and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on…

“When Life Tumbles In”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Fourth Sunday After Pentecost Mark 4:35-41  35 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” 36 And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. Other boats were with him. 37 A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that the boat was already being swamped. 38 But…

“Having To Live With It

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Third Sunday After Pentecost 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-19   6 So we are always confident; even though we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord— 7 for we walk by faith, not by sight. 8 Yes, we do have confidence, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. 9 So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to…

“Playing Hide And Seek”

Click this link for sermons on the Podcast Player Second Sunday After Pentecost Holy Communion Genesis 3:1-15   3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any other wild animal that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God say, ‘You shall not eat from any tree in the garden’?” 2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden; 3 but God said, ‘You shall not eat…

“Your Time Has Come”

Trinity Sunday Holy Communion Isaiah 6:1-8  1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. 2 Seraphs were in attendance above him; each had six wings: with two they covered their faces, and with two they covered their feet, and with two they flew. 3 And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the…

“Wait For It”

Pentecost Holy Baptism Romans 8:22-27  22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; 23 and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption of our bodies. 24 For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what is seen? 25 But if we hope for what we do…

“Welcome To The Ordinary”

Seventh Sunday Of Easter Confirmation Sunday 1 Timothy 4:12  12 Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

“When It Falls On You”

Sixth Sunday Of Easter HOly Baptism Acts 10:44-48  44 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles, 46 for they heard them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter said, 47 “Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people who have received the Holy Spirit…

Senior Sunday

Fifth Sunday Of Easter HOly Communion 8:30 a.m. First Sermon Scripture John 21:1-6  21 After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. 2 Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin,[a] Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples. 3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will go with…

“Not Feeling Your Faith”

Fourth Sunday Of Easter HOly Baptism 1 John 3:16-24  16 We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. 17 How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help? 18 Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. 19 And by this we will…

“Get Your Life Back”

Third Sunday Of Easter HOly Baptism Luke 24:36-48 36 While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37 They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. 38He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? 39 Look at my hands and my feet; see that it is I myself. Touch me and see; for a ghost does…