St. John's & Zion Lutheran Churches

Sermons

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Sermon on 1 Samuel 12:24 Text: Be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you. What is Thanksgiving? What does Thanksgiving Day mean to you? I do not know how many people I hear refer to the day as Turkey […]

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The Ancient Of Days Takes His Throne

Daniel 7:9 & 10 Text: “As I looked, ‘thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days took his seat. His clothing was as white as snow; the hair of his head was white like wool. His throne was flaming with fire, and its wheels were all ablaze. 10 A river of fire was […]

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Preserve Our Great Heritage

Reformation Sermon on Daniel 6:10-12, 16-23 Text: Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. 11 Then […]

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An Old Testament Picture Of Heaven

Sermon on Isaiah 25:6-9 Text: On this mountain the LORD Almighty will prepare a feast of rich food for all peoples, a banquet of aged wine — the best of meats and the finest of wines. 7 On this mountain he will destroy the shroud that enfolds all peoples, the sheet that covers all nations; […]

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The Lord Looks For Fruit In His Vineyard

Sermon on Isaiah 5:1-7 Text: I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard: My loved one had a vineyard on a fertile hillside. 2 He dug it up and cleared it of stones and planted it with the choicest vines. He built a watchtower in it and cut out a […]

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God Calls Us To Repentance

Sermon on Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Text: The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “What do you people mean by quoting this proverb about the land of Israel: “‘The parents eat sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge’? 3 “As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, you will no […]

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Seek The Lord

Sermon on Isaiah 55:6-9 Text: Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near. 7 Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the LORD, and he will have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will freely pardon. 8 […]

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Let Us Love One Another

Sermon on Genesis 50:15-21 Text: When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?” 16 So they sent word to Joseph, saying, “Your father left these instructions before he died: 17 ‘This is […]

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We Are Responsible For One Another

Sermon on Ezekiel 33:7-11 Text: “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. 8 When I say to the wicked, ‘You wicked person, you will surely die,’ and you do not speak out to dissuade them from […]

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What Kind Of Wages Does This Job Pay?

Sermon on Jeremiah 15:15-21 Text: LORD, you understand; remember me and care for me. Avenge me on my persecutors. You are long-suffering — do not take me away; think of how I suffer reproach for your sake. 16 When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I […]

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