Sermons from 2021

Sermons from 2021

Luke 2:41-52 – Fully Father-Focused

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, we praise you for sending your Son to take up human flesh. We especially thank you that he did so to be obedient to you in everything in our place. Have…

Christmas Day Song Festival

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 in heaven, the day is here. Today we praise you for the day the Word became flesh. We thank you for prophesying his identity, his work, the uniqueness of his birth,…

Christmas Eve Children’s Service – 12/24/2021

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, I praise you for humbly being born for me. I praise you for living under God’s law that you could be my substitute. I praise you for keeping God’s law…

Revelation 12:1-6 – Who is this Male Child?

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, as we draw closer to the day of your birth, open our minds to see you as the fulfillment of God’s promises given generations ago. Open our hearts to trust in…

Phillippians 4:4-7 – Joy in Jesus Replaces…

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 Christ Jesus, thank you for bringing us peace and joy through your sacrifice on the cross. Forgive us for losing sight of the deliverance you will bring us when you come back…

Luke 3:1-6 – God Brings the Bulldozer

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 Almighty, I know I cannot think to stand before you apart from your grace. Forgive me for the times I have thought too highly of my works and too lightly of…

Genesis 19:15-17,23-29 – Where’s Your Heart Looking?

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, we praise you for your promise of a Savior, and we thank you for your faithfulness in fulfilling that promise. Keep our eyes on the skies as we await his return,…

Christ’s Blood is Worthy of Thanks Year Round

Thanksgiving Eve Charles Dickens said that we’re somewhat mixed up here in America. Instead of having just one Thanksgiving Day each year, we should have 364. He jokingly said, “Use that one day just for complaining and griping. Use the other 364 days to thank God each day for the many blessings he has showered upon you.”  OPENING HYMN OF THANKS Every Day My Thanks to You (sung by the choir) DIALOGUE FOR THANKSGIVING PRAYER OF THE DAY ADVENT – THANKFUL FOR GOD’S GIFT OF…

Daniel 7:13-14 – The Coronation of the King

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 Eternal King of All, please prepare my heart to worship you today. Point me to your faithful testimony of the truth of who you are. Forgive me for the times I let…

1 Samuel 7:7-13 – Thus far. the Lord has helped us

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.  TODAY’S WORSHIP THEME As we look forward to the Last Day, we don’t just look forward to the righteous judgment of our God. We also look forward to the life we’ll have with him forever. Multitudes are already…

Malachi 4:1-3 – Will the day Finally Come?

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.  TODAY’S WORSHIP THEME As we live and wait for the Last Day to come, we may struggle with doubts and fears regarding the judgment of all people. Will Jesus actually come to judge as promised? Will I be…

Daniel 3:16-28 – ____ _____ _____ on God

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.  TODAY’S WORSHIP THEME The three truths of the Reformation ring out today: Grace Alone, Faith Alone, Scripture Alone! While this world might try to stop us, and while it might bring pain and suffering and even death, we…