One Thing Needful

Pentecost 9 – July 17, 2016 – Luke 10:38-42 Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving. […]

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Lord, Teach Us To Pray

July 24, 2016 – The 10th Sunday after Pentecost – “Lord, Teach Us To Pray” – Luke 11:1-13  Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” 2 So He […]

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Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 “No Idle Tale” But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. […]

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday – March 20, 2016 “Let The Stones Cry Out” “As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, 38 saying, ‘Blessed is the King who […]

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Tenants Of The Vineyard

“The Tenants of the Vineyard” – Luke 20:9-19 Fifth Sunday in Lent – March 13, 2016 “The scribes and the chief priests sought to lay hands on him at that very hour, for they perceived that he had told this parable against them, but they feared the people.” -Luke 20:19 They — the Jewish leadership […]

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The God Who Welcomes Sinners

Sermon: The God Who Welcomes Sinners – Luke 15:1-6 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. 2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” – Luke 15:1,2 Anyone who has read the New Testament Gospels knows that Jesus […]

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Wanting To See Jesus

Luke 23:6-12 2016 Lenten Midweek Sermon When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean. 7 And when he learned that he belonged to Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him over to Herod, who was himself in Jerusalem at that time. 8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had […]

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Jesus’ Greatest Sorrow

February 21, 2016 – 2nd Sunday in Lent “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing! Behold, your house is forsaken. And I […]

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Epiphany 3 – luke 4:14-21

Epiphany 3 – January 24, 2016-01-22 “Today this Scripture is Fulfilled” Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. 15 He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. 16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the […]

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Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday – May 24, 2015 — “The Holy Spirit and Scripture” – John 14:25-27 Pastor K.J. Anderson – Heritage Lutheran Church – Apple Valley, Minnesota “These things I have spoken to you while I am still with you.  But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will […]

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