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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sermon: Fight the good fight for contentment

Fight the good fight for contentment 1. Appreciate the wealth God already has given you. 2. Recognize where your true wealth lies. Sermon Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-16 Delivered: September 22, 2013

Divine Service: Faithfully use God’s material blessings

Faithfully use God’s material blessings Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture Lessons: Genesis 14:8-24 Psalm 38 1 Timothy 6:6-16 Luke 16:1-13 Hymns: 762; 421; 311; 469, st. 1 and 6 Delivered: September 22, 2013

Sermon: Jesus welcomes sinners

Jesus welcomes sinners 1. Each one is precious to him. 2. He spares no effort to find them. Sermon Text: Luke 15:1-10 Delivered: September 15, 2013

Divine Service: Rejoice over every sinner who is found

Rejoice over every sinner who is found. Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture Lessons: Hosea 3:1-5 Psalm 51a 2 Corinthians 2:5-11 Luke 15:1-10 Hymns: 379; 304; 385; 569; 339, st. 4 Delivered: September 15, 2013

Sermon: God alone gives our lives meaning

God alone gives our lives meaning 1. Riches don’t last. 2. Work wears us out. 3. God gives happiness and contentment. Sermon Text: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:18-26 Delivered: September 1, 2013

Divine Service: Look to God for true meaning in life

Look to God for true meaning in life Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture Lessons: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:18-26 Psalm 34 James 5:1-11 Luke 12:13-21 Hymns: 752; 484; 421; 477; 355, st. 3 Delivered: September 1, 2013

Sermon: With God, you beat the odds

With God, you beat the odds 1. Regardless of how long the odds may appear. 2. Regardless of your qualifications to overcome the odds. Sermon Text: Judges 7:1-8 Delivered: August 25, 2013

Divine Service: By God’s grace, enter through the narrow door

Following Jesus means facing opposition Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture Lessons: Judges 7:1-8 Psalm 72 Romans 9:1-9 Luke 13:22-30 Hymns: 339; 431; 385; 384; 329, st. 1 and 3 Delivered: August 25, 2013