St. John's & Zion Lutheran Churches

Sermons

Don’t Be Surprised At Persecution

Sermon on 1 Peter 4:12-19 Text: Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. […]

The Power Of Jesus’ Name

Sermon on Acts 3:1-10 Text: One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer — at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those […]

God’s Kind Of Religion

Sermon on James 1:17-27 Text: Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. 18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. 19 My […]

Faith Helps Us see Clearly

Sermon on Hebrews 11:24-28 Text: By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. 25 He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. 26 He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of […]

Come And Eat And Drink At The Lord’s Table

Sermon on John 6:51-58 Text: “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.” Then the Jews began to argue sharply among themselves, “How can this man give us […]

Jesus Is The Bread That Gives Life

Sermon on John 6:41-51 Text: At this the Jews began to grumble about him because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.” They said, “Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How can he now say, ‘I came down from heaven’?” “Stop grumbling among […]

Not All Examples Are Good Examples

1 Corinthians 10:1-5, 11-13 Text: For I do not want you to be ignorant of the fact, brothers and sisters, that our ancestors were all under the cloud and that they all passed through the sea. 2 They were all baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea. 3 They all ate the […]

Overflowing Grace Leads To Overflowing Thanksgiving

Sermon on 2 Corinthians 9:8-11 (EHV) Text: God is able to make all grace overflow to you, so that in all things, at all times, having all that you need, you will overflow in every good work. 9 As it is written: He scattered; he gave to the poor. His righteousness remains forever. 10 And […]

Jesus Does The Impossible

Sermon on Psalm 98:1-3 Vacation Bible School 2021 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. 2 The LORD has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to the nations. 3 He has remembered his love […]

Jesus Reaches Sinners Through His Messengers

Sermon on Mark 6:7-13 Text: Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over impure spirits. 8 These were his instructions: “Take nothing for the journey except a staff — no bread, no bag, no money in your belts. 9 Wear sandals but not an […]