Luke 24:1-8: Remember What Jesus Told You

The angel asks a strange question.  “Why do you seek the living among the dead?”  The answer is clear.  “Where else will Jesus be?”  These women awoke early in the morning, not wanting to leave their Lord’s body without a proper burial. With heavy footsteps, laden with grief, they talk.  How will they anoint the body of Jesus?  An… [more]

Luke 24:1-8: Remember What Jesus Told You Luke 24:1-8: Remember What Jesus Told You

Good Friday, The Centurion: This Man, Jesus, is the Son of God!

The day is dark on a Friday so long ago.  The life drains from an unusual man as He goes to His gloomy end.  Is He not supposed to be the One, prophesied by Scripture?  Yes, but we find Him too powerless to save Himself.  The injustice of corrupt leaders and what is expedient for an Empire subdue the One claiming to be “the Son of God.” Now… [more]

Good Friday, The Centurion: This Man, Jesus, is the Son of God! Good Friday, The Centurion: This Man, Jesus, is the Son of God!

Jesus, Our Passover Lamb

Exodus 6:2-8, Exodus 12:1-14, and Luke 22:14-20   The end is near.  The words our Savior speaks are clear, “I wanted much to eat this Passover with you [, my disciples,] before I suffer.”  “The Son of Man is going to his death according to God’s plan.” The path of death is now before Him.  For He tells His disciples, now… [more]

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Al and Gloria Hynek’s Funeral Sermon

Job 13:20-25; Romans 5:8-10;  John 3:1-7, 9-12, 16-17   A story of love and a story of heartbreak.  One sentence to describe my understanding of Al and Gloria in my life as their pastor.  One comes to worship and joins in the life of this congregation, the other stays on the fringes, cloistered in the home. These events, I do not understand… [more]

Al and Gloria Hynek’s Funeral Sermon Al and Gloria Hynek's Funeral Sermon

Holy Week Services

As we remember the way our Lord took for our salvation, we do so with three services this week: Maundy Thursday, April 13: 7:oo PM, which is a Divine Service with a spoken liturgy Good Friday, April 14: 7:00 PM, the most somber service of the entire year, our Savior dying to give us eternal life Easter, April 16: 7:00 and 10:00 AM, the Resurrection.… [more]

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