The Gospel of Christmas Text: Luke 2:1-20 Luke’s picture of the birth of Jesus is a study in opposites. On the one hand it is a glorious announcement about the birth of the Son of God on earth. Yet it happens in a largely private setting, in an unknown little barn in tiny Bethlehem. The…

The Face of God: Grace, Wrestling, and Reconciliation Text: Gen. 33:1-11 …And Jacob said, “No, please, if I have now found favor in your sight, then receive my present from my hand, inasmuch as I have seen your face as though I had seen the face of God, and you were pleased with me. Please,…

O Death, Where Is Your Sting? Text: 1 Cor. 15:50-58 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does corruption inherit incorruption. Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed—  in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye,…

The Gospel of the Resurrected Christ Text: 1 Cor. 15:1-11 Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you—unless you believed in vain…   Today…

Love Is Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could…

The Words of Institution Text: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of…

Text: 1 Cor. 6:9-11 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor catamites, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed,…

Text: Philemon vs. 7-20 For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed by you, brother. Therefore, though I might be very bold in Christ to command you what is fitting, yet for love’s sake I rather appeal to you—being such a one as Paul, the aged,…

Text: Philemon 1:1-14 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer, to the beloved Apphia, Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God, making mention…

Text: Luke 15:11-32 This morning we come to the end of our mini-series on the parable of the Prodigal Son. We have discussed both the older brother and the younger brother, and this week we come to the central character, the father. In the character of the father, Jesus shows us about the love of…

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