Sermons by Rev. Brock Groth

Sermons by Rev. Brock Groth

Luke 16:19-31 – The Vital Valuation

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord, forgive me for putting my trust, my time, and my efforts into things in this life over and above you. Remind me today to properly value the heavenly blessings I have…

Luke 16:1-13 – Keep an Eternal Focus

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord of the universe, you are the God who opens his hand and provides for every living thing. I praise you for the daily blessings you have bestowed upon me. Forgive me…

Hosea 3:1-5 – The Lord Faithfully Loves

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Father, I sometimes act like I’ve always been found and have never been lost. This can lead me to take your grace for granted or think I can repent on my own…

Luke 14:25-33 – Count the Cost

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Father, you have given something to me that is worth more than anything else: an eternity in heaven with you. As I face the consequences of being a follower of Christ in…

Luke 14:1,7-14 – Take the Lowest Place

WELCOME TO WORSHIP  In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP  Judge of the earth, humble my heart today. I know I can struggle with pride and with looking down on others. I ask for your forgiveness over these self-exalting sins.…

Luke 13:22-30 – Are You Going to Enter through the Narrow Door?

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP God of mercy, I do not deserve to go to heaven. I do not deserve to be counted among your people, and this I sometimes forget when I put my trust in…

2 Kings 11:1-3, 12-18 – When the Gospel Divides, Remember: __________ and __________

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord God, you are the God of all nations and of every tribe, language, and people. Though I desire peace, Lord, your Word can cause division even in my closest relationships. Help…

Genesis 15:6 – Amen Your Shield and Reward

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord, I often forget what your promises of heavenly treasure mean not just for my eternity but also for my present. Comfort me today with the knowledge of what your eternal love…

James 5:1-11 – The Judge Is at the Door!

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord of Armies, everything in this world is yours. Help me see my sin today in the times I forget that I am simply caring for the things you have given me.…

Genesis 18:20-32 – In Your Prayers, Hold God to Who He Is

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Father in heaven, I am often quick to pray for the things I want and in a way that fails to focus on who I am before you. Teach me to pray…

Luke 10:38-42 – Christian, Christian, Sit at Your Lord’s Feet

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Gracious Savior, your focus to serve and to give your life as a ransom means my salvation. Give me great focus today, Lord, not primarily on my service to you as we…

Genesis 39:6b-12, 16-23 – The Lord Has Purposes in Our Crosses

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord Jesus, believing in you brings with it many difficulties for me in this sin-filled world. Abide with me, I pray, and give me strength to bear the crosses you’ve given me…