Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Luke 6:20-36, John 13:1-15

FIRST READING Luke 6:20-3620 Then he looked up at his disciples and said: “Blessed are you who arepoor, for yours is the kingdom of God.21 “Blessed are you who arehungry now, for you will be filled. “Blessed are you who weep now, foryou will laugh.22 “Blessed are you when people hate you and when theyexclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son ofMan.…

Word & Sacrament, Psalm 1, Matthew 26

FIRST READING Psalm 11 Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked or take thepath that sinners tread or sit in the seat of scoffers, 2 but their delight is inthe law of the Lord, and on his law they meditate day and night. 3 Theyare like trees planted by streams of water, which yield their fruit in itsseason, and their leaves do not wither. In all that…

The Holy Trinity, John 16, Romans 5

FIRST READING John 16:12-1512 Jesus said, “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bearthem now. 13 When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into allthe truth, for he will not speak on his own but will speak whatever hehears, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. 14 He willglorify me because he will take what is mine and declare…

Pentecost, Acts 2, Philippians 4

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in oneplace. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rushof a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they weresitting. 3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tonguerested on each of them. 4All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit andbegan to speak in other languages,…

Philippians 2 (Seventh Sunday of Easter)

If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation fromlove, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, 2makemy joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being infull accord and of one mind. 3Do nothing from selfish ambition orconceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. 4Let eachof you look not to your own…

Philippians 1 (Sixth Sunday of Easter)

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in ChristJesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2Grace toyou and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.3I thank my God every time I remember you, 4 constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, 5 because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day…

Act 17 (Fifth Sunday of Easter)

16While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply distressed tosee that the city was full of idols. 17So he argued in the synagogue withthe Jews and the devout persons, and also in the marketplace every daywith those who happened to be there. 18Also some Epicurean and Stoicphilosophers debated with him. Some said, “What does this babbler wantto say?” Others said,…

Acts 16 (Fourth Sunday of Easter)

16One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girlwho had a spirit of divination and brought her owners a great deal ofmoney by fortune-telling. 17While she followed Paul and us, she wouldcry out, “These men are slaves of the Most High God, who proclaim toyou a way of salvation.” 18She kept doing this for many days. But Paul,very much annoyed, turned…

Acts 9 (Third Sunday of Easter)

Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against thedisciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him forletters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any whobelonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound toJerusalem. 3Now as he was going along and approaching Damascus,suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. 4He…

John 20 (Second Sunday of Easter)

19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and thedoors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear ofthe Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be withyou.” 20After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Thenthe disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. 21Jesus said to them again,“Peace be with you. As…