Sermons from 2023

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Seeing the Savior Satisfies the Spirit

When kids are going to do something they know they shouldn’t be doing and don’t want to get caught doing it, a lookout is assigned. The lookout’s usually the one all the other kids think will mess up whatever mischief they’re trying to get into. Even though it kinda stinks to be lookout, it’s a […]

Let All Together Praise Our God!

(John 1:14) 14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. In Christ Jesus, who was born to be the God-man, dear fellow redeemed, Many communities in our country have […]

Comfort, Comfort All My People

Life Guide In the name of Jesus, the one whom our fathers eagerly waited for. Dear children of God, chosen to be his people. Is God really listening? More specifically, is he really listening to me? I suppose it would be too much to ask of anyone person to be listening and caring about everyone, […]

The Father Will Redeem His Children

Life Guide What’s the difference between a name and a nickname? A name, in our culture at least, isn’t generally given with a ton of thought put into the actual meaning of it. We like the sound of it or choose it because of a family member. “Joseph” means “He will add /increase.” Was I […]

The King Bestows His Kingdom

Life Guide Matthew 25:31-46 31“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33He will put the sheep […]

What God Would See

The year was 1990. I’m four years old. I’m sitting dangerously close to a 90lb tube TV watching a moving, the same movie, for the 4th time that day, for who knows how many days, for who knows how many weeks. What movie? Why, “Mary Poppins” of course! What a lady, Mary Poppins! Going around […]

Bridesmaids, Be Ready!

Life Guide Bridesmaids, Be Ready! 1. Be ready, no matter when the groom arrives 2. Be ready, with a full jar of oil 25 “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took […]

Innocent in God’s Sight

Life Guide King Darius the Persian and his buddies, the Medes, forced toppled the Babylonian Empire after which time he appointed 120 satraps over his new kingdom with 3 administers over them. Persian government, Persian rulers, you’d think. But Daniel, the Israelite, was one of the three and the one Darius’ planned to place over […]