Sermons

Pentecost 26C (Lk 21:5–28)

November 13, 2016
Bethlehem Lutheran Church—Bremen, KS || AUDIO
Immanuel Lutheran Church—Bremen, KS || AUDIO

INI + AMEN.

We confess the Nicene Creed quite often. There’s a lot to unpack in that Creed. It simplifies and boils down all of Scripture into a short statement of what Christians believe from the Bible. Our Gospel text today gives us the chance to look more closely at one line. “He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead, whose kingdom will have no end.” That’s what Jesus is talking about in our Gospel. When Jesus talks about the end of all things or when the Last Day is brought up in other parts of the Bible, we begin to wonder about these things and ask some questions. When will Jesus return? How will He return? Why will He return? Continue reading

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Sermons

Pentecost 17C (Lk 15:1–10)

September 11, 2016
Bethlehem Lutheran Church—Bremen, KS || AUDIO
Immanuel Lutheran Church—Bremen, KS || AUDIO

INI + AMEN.

Jesus saves sinners. If He saved you, then you’re a sinner. If He had to save you, then there’s nothing you could’ve done or said about it. If that’s the case, and it is, then His death is all that counts for saving sinners, for saving you. It all begins and ends with Jesus. He’s the Alpha and the Omega, after all. He does everything to save you. He dots all the i’s and crosses all the t’s. He leaves no stone unturned. Nothing is left unfinished. Continue reading

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