Easter 2 – April 19, 2020

“A Peace that Passes Understanding” – John 20:19-31 Easter 2 – April 19, 2020 1. Worldly fears There are a lot of fears out there in our world these days, not the least of which is getting the virus. What are the hundreds of people who stand in line at Costco an hour or two […]

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“Easter is God’s Triumphant ‘YES!’” – Matthew 28:1-10 Resurrection of our Lord – April 12, 2020 1. We hear “no” a lot a. From the world We hear “no” a lot in our lives, don’t we! “no, you can’t have that”  “no, can’t touch this!” “no, it’s not yours” “no, it’s not time for the […]

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Good Friday – April 10, 2020

“The Powerful Voice of God” – Matthew 27:45,50-54 Good Friday – April 10, 2020 1. Opinions of Jesus’ identity and character During the course of Jesus’ ministry and especially here at the end of His ministry – at His arrest, trial, and crucifixion – various people and groups of people have spoken their opinion about […]

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Lenten Service – March 25, 2020

“By His Wounds We Are Healed: The Wounds of Adultery” Matthew 9:9-13 Lenten Service – March 25, 2020 Who would have thought that the words of Jesus from our Gospel reading that would jump out at us tonight would be these: “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.” But those […]

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4th Sunday in Lent – March 22, 2020

“One-At-A-Time Ministry: A Blind Man” – John 9 4th Sunday in Lent – March 22, 2020 1. Whose fault was it? Sin and suffering. Why do people think this way? Why do YOU people think this way? People somehow have this mistaken notion that suffering in a person’s life comes as a direct result of […]

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