Sermons

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Sermon

Listen to the LORD!

Sermon text: 1 Samuel 3:1-10

Summary: We hear about God’s calling young Samuel to be his prophet. Samuel was needed, for we are told, “In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions.” Still today, we need spokesmen for God whose attitude, before speaking, will be: “Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.”

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God Makes a Jailhouse Rock

Sermon text: Acts 16:25-34

Summary: As we remember and celebrate the Baptism of our Lord, we’re directed to the baptism that he commanded and made effective through his saving work. Paul, freed by God’s power from prison, proclaimed the good news of Jesus to the jailer and blessed him and his household with Jesus’ gift of Holy Baptism.

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Finally Free

Sermon text: Luke 2:25-40

Summary: Jesus was born into a Jewish family, and his parents carefully followed the ceremonial laws in regard to him. When they took him to the temple to offer the sacrifice of redemption of the firstborn son, they were met by two Spirit-filled senior citizens who underscored for them and for us the uniqueness of this child who was “destined to cause the falling and rising of many.”

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