Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Burning Question Behind the Reformation

Sermon for Reformation Day Romans 3:21-28  +  John 8:31-36 We’re here today celebrating the Lutheran Reformation because of a question.  Now, there were many questions floating around in 1517 that needed answering: From where does the pope get his authority … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at Our Friends Who Have Fallen Asleep

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for All Saints (transferred) Revelation 7:9-17  +  Matthew 5:1-12  +  1 John 3:1-3 Today is our celebration day, on which we celebrate the eternal life of the saints who have gone before us, … Continue reading

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What a blessed calling, to belong to the one Church of God!

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for Trinity 17 Ephesians 4:1-6  +  Luke 14:1-11  +  Proverbs 25:6-14 It’s always a joyful occasion when we can celebrate a baptism here in our congregation – even more joyful when there are … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Our Life in the midst of Death

right-click to save, or push Play Sermon for Trinity 16 Luke 7:11-17  +  1 Kings 17:17-24  +  Ephesians 3:13-21 A week and a half ago there was a tragic death here in Las Cruces.  A one-year old boy was found … Continue reading

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The Father’s Care Frees Us to Care about the Things That Matter Most

Sermon for Trinity 15 Matthew 6:24-34  +  1 Kings 17:8-16  +  Galatians 5:25 – 6:10   What do you care about?  What kinds of things do you worry about?  If you were to make a list of the things that occupy … Continue reading

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