Sermons

Pastor Luke John Willitz
January 6, 2019

Epiphany of Our Lord

Characters of the Bible: Wise Men   Matthew 2:1-12 1Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
December 16, 2018

Third Sunday in Advent

Characters of the Bible: Mary, Mother of Our Lord   Luke 1:39-55 39In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, 40and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 41And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
December 9, 2018

Second Sunday in Advent

Characters of the Bible: John the Baptist   Luke 3:1-6 1In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, 2during the high priesthood of Annas…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
December 2, 2018

First Sunday in Advent

Characters of the Bible: Lot   Genesis 19:15-17,23-29 15As morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, lest you be swept away in the punishment of the city.” 16But he lingered. So the men seized him and his wife and his two daughters by the…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
November 25, 2018

Last Sunday of End Time — Christ the King

“My kingdom is not of this world.”   John 18:33-37 33So Pilate entered his headquarters again and called Jesus and said to him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” 34Jesus answered, “Do you say this of your own accord, or did others say it to you about me?” 35Pilate answered, “Am I a Jew?…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving Eve

“Give thanks to the Lord!”   James 1:17-18 17Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. 18Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
November 4, 2018

First Sunday of End Time — Reformation

The Potter Shapes the Clay   Jeremiah 18:1-11 1The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: 2“Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” 3So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. 4And the vessel he was…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
October 28, 2018

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

“Do this in remembrance of me. 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 23For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, 24and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body, which is for you. Do this…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
October 21, 2018

Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost

Baptism Saves You 1 Peter 3:20-22 20. . . God’s patience waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through water. 21Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as…

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Guest Pastor Hadler
October 14, 2018

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

Proclaiming the gospel is beautiful work! Romans 10:11-17 11As the Scripture says, “Anyone who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” 12For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile–the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him, 13for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the…

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