Thanksgiving Sermon: Taste and See that the Lord is Good! (November 28, 2019)

Sermon Text:     Psalm 34:8 Pastor Daniel Schmidt Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him. Over the past several weeks, our weekend services have looked at various Psalms under the theme: “Singing the Psalms ‘til the End Times.” As we gather together here in God’s House more…

“Sing with All the Saints Triumphant” (November 16, 2019)

Scripture Text: Psalm 150 Pastor Steven Hillmer  Grace and peace are yours dear fellow Saints washed clean in the blood of Christ! Chances are that in just a few days you’re going to walk into the house and even before you have your hat and gloves off, you’re going to be hit with some of more…

God, Our Refuge and Strength, Is Comfort in the Midst of Chaos (Nov. 3, 2019)

Sermon Text: Psalm 46 Pastor Philip Bigelow When do you sing?  Well, we just did about thirty seconds ago.  We sing in worship and that is probably a fairly obvious answer.  Maybe as you turned onto Wisconsin Ave. this morning or during your drive to work you were singing this week.  You sing in the more…

Faithful Servants do their Duty with Joy and Gratitude (October 27, 2019)

Sermon Text: Luke 17:1-10 Pastor Steven Hillmer Grace and peace are yours from Jesus your Lord and Savior, Amen. In the worship folder I inserted a portion of Luther’s Small Catechism called the Table of Duties. It would be my guess that many of you have not for some time reviewed this Table of Duties; more…

“What Really Matters Is Knowing the Master” (October 13, 2019)

Sermon Text: Matthew 25:14-30 Pastor Philip Bigelow It’s not what you know, but who you know.  You might be familiar with that statement.  What does that mean?  As is the case with most pithy statements this one is no exception with communicating a message.  That statement is often repeated in the business world.  Basically, the more…

Giving to the Lord FIRST Makes No Sense – or does it? Give Careful Thought to God’s Ways and Yours (Oct. 6, 2019)

Sermon Text: Haggai 1:1-11 Pastor Steven Hillmer There are certainly times in life when you’re just dumb-founded, baffled, puzzled, some might even use the word “flummoxed” over life’s circumstances. How and why did certain things happen? Take the Israelites for example: they were carried off into captivity into Babylon. “God, how could you let this more…