St. John's & Zion Lutheran Churches

Sermons

God Commissions His Prophet

Sermon on Ezekiel 2:1-5 Text: He said to me, “Son of man, stand up on your feet and I will speak to you.” 2 As he spoke, the Spirit came into me and raised me to my feet, and I heard him speaking to me. 3 He said: “Son of man, I am sending you […]

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You Can Count On The Lord’s Great Love

Sermon on Lamentations 3:22-33 Text: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. 23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.” 25 The LORD is good to those whose hope […]

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The Mysterious Ways Of God

Sermon on Job 38:1-11 Text: Then the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said: 2 “Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge? 3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. 4 “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell […]

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The Church Of The Lord Grows

Sermon on Ezekiel 17:22-24 Text: “‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I myself will take a shoot from the very top of a cedar and plant it; I will break off a tender sprig from its topmost shoots and plant it on a high and lofty mountain. 23 On the mountain heights of Israel […]

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An All-Important Encounter Of Hide And Seek

Sermon on Genesis 3:8-15 Text: The man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the LORD God called to the man, “Where are you?” […]

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Keep The Lord’s Rest Holy

Sermon on Deuteronomy 5:12-15 Text: “Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the LORD your God has commanded you. 13 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 14 but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, […]

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Isaiah’s Reaction To A Holy God

Sermon on Isaiah 6:1-8 Text: In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and […]

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Be A Disciple Of Jesus

Confirmation Sermon on John 8:31-32 Text: Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” The Bible tells us that Jesus had twelve disciples. Can you name them? I would suppose that many of us could get […]

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The Apostolic Call — A Model For Us

Sermon on Acts 1:20-26 Text: “For,” said Peter, “it is written in the Book of Psalms: “‘May his place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in it,’ and, “‘May another take his place of leadership.’ 21 Therefore it is necessary to choose one of the men who have been with us the […]

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On Christ’s Ascension I Now Build The Hope Of My Ascension

Ascension Day Sermon on John 14:1-6 Text: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go […]

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