Tag Archives: Martin Luther

“Immanuel: God With Us” (Matthew 1:23 sermon)

One of my favorite parts of the Christmas program last weekend was when B.J. and Amy and Greg sang that beautiful song of the annunciation, which is right out of Luke 1:28, where the angel appeared to Mary and said: … Continue reading

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“Happy Reformation Day”: The 5 “Solas”

There are some days on the calendar that everyone knows are important. January 1st is New Year’s Day. December 25th everyone knows is Christmas. (December 8-10 everyone here better know is our “ELF” production, right?!) And of course this Tuesday, … Continue reading

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“The Narrow Way To Heaven” (Matthew 7:13-14 sermon)

A few years ago Cheryl & I were going to a big public event, and we were looking for the line to get in. We saw this one big crowded line, so we figured: That must be the one we … Continue reading

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“Asking & Discerning” (Matthew 7:6-11 sermon)

I loved our Children’s Ministry Bible presentation last week, and I especially appreciated how Dr. Amanda mentioned that she is teaching our kids the importance of CONTEXT in scripture. It’s hard to overstate the importance of that in Bible interpretation. … Continue reading

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“A Time To Wait, and A Time To Act” (Matthew 4:12-17 sermon)

Ecclesiastes 3 says: “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven: A time to give birth and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to uproot what … Continue reading

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The Immeasurable Goodness of our God

Psalm 36:5-6 describes four qualities of God in the following manner: — :5a “Your lovingkindness, O Lord, reaches to the heavens” — :5b “Your faithfulness to the skies” — :6a “Your righteousness is like the mountains of God” — :6b “Your … Continue reading

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“Martin Luther’s Christmas Sermon” (compiled)

     Martin Luther was the man God used to spark the Protestant Reformation in the 1500’s.  As a young man, Luther had done his best to justify himself by his works, but never found peace with God until the Lord … Continue reading

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