Sermons by Pastor Vern Lintvedt

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Fellowship

Have you ever said something, and the listener heard something completely different? Poor communication has been with us for centuries. The word ‘Fellowship’ (from the original Greek Koinonia) can be misconstrued as well. It meant gathering as friends but also to hold something in common. Thomas’ disbelief put a damper on the fellowship of the…

Let Us Ever Walk With Jesus

Taking a walk is a natural and rewarding activity. Walking in The Way with Jesus can help our mindset. The Passion story reminds us of the events of Jesus’ last week on earth, of His walk to His trial, crucifixion, and resurrection. Jesus was obedient as the terrain changed, changing to the point of death,…

Heaven’s Secret Weapon

Mark’s gospel documents Jesus bringing healing and good news in the face of the forces of evil. After a very full day, Jesus felt overwhelmed. What next? Jesus went off to pray. He made time for prayer. Are you feeling overwhelmed? It can be difficult in our busy lives to make time for prayer–but if…

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…

Behold, the Lamb of God!

Our families have many traditions as we celebrate Christmas. The festival of Passover was a tradition for the early Jews. While it celebrated the freeing of the Israelites from slavery, it also foreshadowed the arrival of our Lord Jesus, the Lamb of God. May we not focus only Christ the tiny baby but also Christ…