Sermons on Luke

How Did He Do It?

Ever since Peter gave the first sermon in our reading from Acts, the disciples and other believers have been sharing the Good News of Jesus. How could they do this? How could they overcome any fear? Even with numerous challenges and obstacles, they shared. But I can’t do it? It’s too hard! Or is it?…

Captivity & Freedom

Captivity is mentioned in the bible, Israel was captive in Egypt. And many of the apostles were held captive during their service to our Lord. Today we enjoy freedom, but are we free? Or are we captive to greed, lust, envy or revenge? Are we captive in other ways? These are more insidious, and can…

what Simeon saw

When Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple to be presented to the Lord, Simeon praised God. Simeon saw not just a newborn baby, but also the comforter of Israel, the Light of the world, and the Savior of all mankind. He is the Rock our salvation is built on. We wish you and…

Themes of Love

Throughout the Bible, God brought themes of love showing how he cared for his children. When He sent His one and only Son Jesus as a baby and a king, this was the ultimate expression of His love for the Israelites, and for us today! Let’s listen as we look forward to celebrating His Birth…

What’s in a name?

Why are names important to us? Last names mean something, often stemming from what their ancestors did. Jesus’ name meant “he will save his people from their sins”. He lived up to his name as Christ the anointed one. We too are anointed through baptism as Christians. With this anointing comes responsibility, and our behavior…

David

We are all faced with a crossroad, a choice point, and we have to live with the outcome of that choice. When we reach a crossroad, we ask “Which way now?” We should ask “Which way is God’s way?” We may not always pick God’s way, but we can ask for forgiveness and guidance in the…

A Time For Silence

Christmas can be a busy time, a noisy time. Like Mary listening to Gabriel’s news that she would be the mother of our Savior, sometimes we need to be silent to listen to the Word of God and his promises for us. May you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a blessed New…