Sermon for Reformation Sunday 2014

S. Reformation Sunday.14 “This Old House” John 8:31-36 “If you abide in My Word,” Jesus says, “you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” And how have we done with this, we Lutherans, over the last nearly

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Sermon for Reformation Sunday 2014

  S. Reformation Sunday.14 “This Old House” John 8:31-36 “If you abide in My Word,” Jesus says, “you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” And how have we done with this, we Lutherans, over the last

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Sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost 2014

S. Pentecost 19.14 “Renderings” Matt. 22:15-22 “Then the Pharisees went and plotted how they might entangle Him in talk…” Because they were annoyed at the little parables Jesus had been telling them in front of everyone—parables about sons who say they’ll do the Father’s bidding and then

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Sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost 2014

S. Pentecost 18.14 “Eclectic” Matt. 22:1-14 This is a tough one, this Gospel. You might want to listen to bible class this morning, because it just so happens we’re looking at Paul’s treatment of this difficult teaching of election, or predestination in our study of Romans today.

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