Category Archives: Sermons

Sermon for UAC Day

Normally, today we would celebrate the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist. Half-way between last year’s Christmas, and this year’s Christmas. It was actually yesterday – June 24. Today, June 25 is the day the Augsburg Confession was presented to … Continue reading

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Sermon for Trinity 1

Faith bears fruit. A sermon about that. God created mankind for a specific purpose. So that we would look to him for every good thing, and so that we could help our neighbor in every need. If you go through … Continue reading

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Sermon for Exaudi

Jesus has been lifted up in triumph above the heavens. All authority in heaven and earth has been given to him. To him belongs the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever and ever. And yet, we are told … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Sermon

There is a typo somewhere that makes a sentence say the opposite of what I meant. I fixed it while preaching, but couldn’t find it when I read through it again before posting. So, when you get to that, make … Continue reading

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Sermon for Rogate / Commemoration of Constantine

Jesus tells the disciples, “whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.” “Whatever you ask…” sounds good. Health for loved ones, better job, bigger bank account, troublesome neighbor moved away… there’s all sorts of … Continue reading

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Sermon for Cantate

The sermon isn’t Mother’s Day themed – Mother’s Day not being a church festival. We did give thanks for faithful Christian mothers in the prayers, because we love giving thanks to God for his many gifts, and throughout the year … Continue reading

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Sermon for Call Service

For very many good reasons, I am not preaching at the Call Service for either of our seminaries. And for even more good reasons (DV), I never will. But ever since my own call service, where the sermon was so … Continue reading

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