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The Day Is Coming!

       The Sunday of Last Judgment November 11, 2018 Malachi 4:1-2 The Day Is Coming!   “Surely the day is coming; it will burn like a furnace.  All the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble, and that day that is coming will set them on fire,” says the LORD Almighty.  “Not a root or a branch will […]

The Reformation Gives Our Faith a Firm Foundation!

       Reformation Sunday November 4, 2018 Mark 13:5-13 The Reformation Gives Our  Faith A Firm Foundation!   Jesus said to them:  “Watch out that no one deceives you.  Many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am he,’ and will deceive many.  When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed.  Such things must […]

What Do You Want Jesus to Do for You?

       The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost October 28, 2018 Mark 10:46-52 What Do You Want Jesus to Do for You?     Then they came to Jericho.  As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (that is, the Son of Timaeus), was sitting by the roadside begging.  When […]

God’s Response to Our Rebellion

       The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost October 21, 2018 Isaiah 53:10-12 God’s Response to Our Rebellion   Yet it was the LORD‘s will to crush him and cause him to suffer, and though the LORD makes his life a guilt offering, he will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will prosper […]

Who Then Can Be Saved?

The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost October 14, 2018 Mark 10:17-27 Who Then Can Be Saved?   (Note:  There were two versions of this sermon.  One was delivered at the WELS congregation in Petaluma.  This version was delivered at the ELS congregation in Windsor)   As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his […]