St. John's & Zion Lutheran Churches

Sermons

Cherish Your Bible

Sermon on 2 Peter 1:16-21   Text: For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 17 He received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic […]

You Know It! Continue To Do It!

Sermon on 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 Text: As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. 2 For you know what instructions we gave […]

Called From Darkness Into Light

Sermon on 1 Peter 2:9-12 Text: But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once […]

There Is A Time For Boasting

Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:26-32 Text: Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. 27 But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak […]

What Does It Mean To Love God?

Sermon on 1 John 2:3-11 Text: We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands. 4 Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. 5 But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is […]

God’s Proclamation Of Forgiveness

Sermon on Acts 13:38-49 Text: “Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. 39 Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses. 40 Take care that what the […]

God Anointed Jesus Of Nazareth

Sermon on Acts 10:34-38 Text: Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right. 36 You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, announcing the good news […]

God’s Plan For Us

Sermon on Ephesians 1:3-14 Text: Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5 […]

God Sent His Son

Sermon on Galatians 4:4-7 Text: But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. 6 Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, […]

“I” Is For “Instruct”

The next letter that we will look at this evening is the letter “I” for “instruct.” The idea of instructing or teaching is found throughout the Scriptures. For example, after Moses repeated the law that was given to him on Mount Sinai, he said, “Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit […]