Sermons from September 2021

Sermons from September 2021

Mark 9:30-37 – What is True Greatness?

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 We can often give into selfish ambition and into our desire for worldly greatness. But in God’s kingdom, greatness is much different. Greatness in God’s kingdom is defined by selflessness and humility. Need an example?…

1 Peter 4:12-19 – When Testing Comes… 

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  Sometimes we can forget what being a Christian doesn’t mean we’ll always be happy, beloved by everyone, and seen as the light of the world and salt of the earth. Instead, just like…

Mark 7:31-37 – A Story of Being Opened to Personal, Compassionate, and Powerful Care

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 Sometimes in the midst of hardship it can be difficult to think of God as a good God who knows who we are much less cares for us. But especially in those moments our God…

1 John 3:18-24 – How Do We Persuade Our Hearts? Remember…

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 There’s obedience and there’s God-pleasing obedience. God’s people can often obey his commandments well on the outside. We can honor him with our lips just fine. But what about with our hearts? God doesn’t want…