Service Archive

Service Archive

Mark 10:17-27 – Our Good teacher certainly is good

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 Last week we looked at love in our closest attachments: family. Sadly after family our next closest attachments can be to our money and possessions. Christ confronts our idolatrous love for riches and “things” today,…

Mark 10:2-16 – Suitable

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 A Father who is patient, compassionate, and focused on our good? A Son who is obedient to his Father, who is selfless, and who does everything to save and preserve others? A Holy Spirit who…

Mark 9:38-50 – Let the Gospel Make you salty

WELCOME TO WORSHIPIn 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 THEMELast week Jesus taught us about true greatness in his kingdom, which is driven by an attitude of humble service to all. This week we see that humble servants of God are not focused on…

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…

Exodus 7:8-13 – The Lord is just better

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 world tries to get you to fall in line with its wisdom and beliefs, and it wants you to turn your back on God’s Word. In that Word, however, we’ve been given wisdom and…

John 6:51-58 – Eat and Drink Jesus and You’ll Live Forever

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 This is week 4 of our look at God’s providence. God gives us earthly blessings, he gives us spiritual blessings, he causes our faith in Christ to grow, and today we see the end result…

John 6:41-51 – He Isn’t Ordinary Bread

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  This is week 3 of 4 as we look at God’s providence. We’ve seen that God provides us with earthly blessings and that he desires to bless us spiritually most of all. Today…

1 Corinthians 10:1-5, 11-13 – Stand on God’s Faithfulness

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 Last week we saw that God provides us with earthly blessings so we ourselves can become a blessing to those around us. This week we remind ourselves of the dangers that can come with those…

2 Corinthians 9:8-11 – God Gives Generous Promises for a Generous Harvest

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 For the next 4 weeks, we’ll see worship themes that show how God blesses and provides for his people. Today we’ll see that God provides for us abundantly. But he doesn’t just do that so…