St. John's & Zion Lutheran Churches

Sermons

Behold The Bride Of The Lord

Sermon on Isaiah 62:1-5 Text: For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication shines out like the dawn, her salvation like a blazing torch. 2 The nations will see your vindication, and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name […]

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The Lord Uses The One He Chooses

Sermon on 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Text: The LORD said to Samuel, “How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.” […]

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As With Gladness Men Of Old

Sermon on Matthew 2:1-12 Text: After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.” 3 […]

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Tell The People To Move On

New Year’s Eve Sermon Exodus 14:13-15 Text: Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. 14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still.” 15 Then the […]

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What Is The Best That We Can Give Our Children?

Sermon on 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26 Text: But Samuel was ministering before the LORD — a boy wearing a linen ephod. 19 Each year his mother made him a little robe and took it to him when she went up with her husband to offer the annual sacrifice. 20 Eli would bless Elkanah and his […]

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Let’s Go To Bethlehem

Sermon on Luke 2:8, 15, 20 Text: there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. . . When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord […]

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Sing To The Lord A New Song

Christmas Eve Sermon on Psalm 98:1 Text: Sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things; his right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him. What is your favorite Christmas song? I’m sure that, if I were to poll the congregation, there would be many different answers. I […]

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Look To Little Bethlehem!

Sermon on Micah 5:2-5a Text: “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” 3 Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in […]

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How A King Cleans House

Sermon on Zephaniah 3:14-17 Text: Sing, Daughter Zion; shout aloud, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem! 15 The LORD has taken away your punishment, he has turned back your enemy. The LORD, the King of Israel, is with you; never again will you fear any harm. 16 On that day […]

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Christ’s Advent Is At Hand

Sermon on Malachi 3:1 Text: “I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the LORD you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come,” says the LORD Almighty. A number of years ago, a Family Circus comic appeared in the […]

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