St. John's & Zion Lutheran Churches

Sermons

Lord, Give Us Such A Faith As This

Sermon on Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Text: Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 2 This is what the ancients were commended for. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of […]

Strive To Be Consistent

Sermon on Colossians 3:1-11 Text: Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 […]

God Wants Everyone To Be Saved

Sermon on 1 Timothy 2:1-7 Text: I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people — 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleases God our Savior, 4 […]

Thank God For The Gospel’s Growing Season

Sermon on Colossians 1:1-14 Text: Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, […]

Christian Liberty

Sermon on Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Text: It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. 13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve […]

The Undershepherds of Christ

Sermon on 1 Peter 5:1-4 Text: To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ’s sufferings who also will share in the glory to be revealed: 2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them — not because you must, but because you […]

Be Strong

Sermon on 2 Timothy 1:3-10 Text: I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. 4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. 5 I am reminded of your sincere […]

Blessed Be The Holy Trinity

Sermon on Romans 5:1-5 Text: Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only so, […]

The Spirit’s Gifts On Pentecost

Sermon on Acts 2:1-21 Text: When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came […]

I Am Coming Soon

Sermon on Revelation 22:12-17, 20 Text: “Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. 14 “Blessed are those who wash their robes, […]