Sermons tagged: Advent

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
December 24, 2017

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

The Lord establishes an eternal kingdom   2 Samuel 7:8-16 8 Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel. 9 And I have been with you wherever you…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
December 17, 2017

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Who is the Christ?   Isaiah 61:1-3,10-11 1 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
December 10, 2017

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Comfort my people!   Isaiah 40:1-11 1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins. 3 A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the…

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Pastor Luke John Willitz
December 3, 2017

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down!   Isaiah 63:16-64:8 16 For you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. 17 O Lord, why do you make us wander from…

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Pastor Andrew Schmidt
December 14, 2014

Sunday, December 14th, 2014 – Advent 3

Isaiah 11:1-9 The Righteous Reign of the Branch   1 There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. 2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit…

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Pastor Andrew Schmidt
December 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 – Advent 2

John 6:48-51 48 I am the bread of life. 49 Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. 50 This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die. 51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats…

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Pastor Andrew Schmidt
November 30, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 – Advent 1

John 1:5 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

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