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2019 Sermons

“Life’s True Abundance” by Rev. James Fritsche

Posted on 04 Aug 2019
“Life’s True Abundance” Luke 12:13-21 – August 4, 2019 The Word of the Lord from Luke 12: “And He said to them, ‘Take care and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.’” This is the Word of the Lord. Dear Friends in Christ,
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“A Certain Man”

Posted on 14 Jul 2019
“A Certain Man” by Rev. James Fritsche Luke 10:25-37 (Proper 10) July 14, 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, Last week we learned that Jesus had set his face toward Jerusalem where He had an appointment with the cross.  We read that He sent seventy-two disciples out into the countryside to prepare the tow
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“We Stand On Guard For Thee”

Posted on 07 Jul 2019
“We Stand On Guard For Thee” by Rev. James Fritsche Luke 10:1-20 July 7, 2019 The Word of the Lord from Luke 10: “And he said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing
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“So You Want to Follow Jesus?”

Posted on 30 Jun 2019
Luke 9:51-62  June 30, 2019 “So You Want to Follow Jesus?” by Rev. James Fritsche The Word of the Lord from Luke 9: “When the days drew near for [Jesus] to be taken up, He set His face to go to Jerusalem.” This is the Word of the Lord.  I. A Face Set, and What Follows  The Gospel of Luke can be divi
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2nd Sunday after Pentecost “What Jesus Has to Do With You”

Posted on 23 Jun 2019
What Jesus Has to Do with You (2nd Sunday after Pentecost, June 22, 2019) Luke 8:26-39 by Rev. James Fritsche The Word of the Lord from Luke 8: “When he saw Jesus, he cried out and fell down before him and said with a loud voice, “What have You to do with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God?”
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Trinity Sunday “Who Is God?“

Posted on 16 Jun 2019
Who Is God? by Pastor James Fritsche Trinity Sunday, June 16, 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, What is your image of God?  How do you picture God in your mind’s eye?  How would you explain God to someone who didn’t know Him?  Some years ago  a teacher received a homework assignment that was written by 8
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Pentecost Day “God Speaks Your Language”

Posted on 09 Jun 2019, Pastor: Rev. James Fritsche
“God Speaks Your Language” The Day of Pentecost Acts 2:8 by Rev. James Fritsche   “How is it that we hear, each of us in his own native language?” Dear Friends in Christ: St. Paul often describes the Church as a body with each member working together, with Jesus as the Head of the B
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7th Sunday of Easter “One in Love”

Posted on 02 Jun 2019, Pastor: Rev. James Fritsche
“One in Love”  John 17:20-26 7 Easter – June 2, 2019 Rev. James Fritsche The Word of the Lord from John 17: Jesus prayed to His Father, “The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so tha
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6th Sunday of Easter “The New Jerusalem”

Posted on 26 May 2019, Pastor: Rev. James Fritsche
The New Jerusalem by Pastor James Fritsche May 26, 2019, Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23 Dear Friends in Christ, It has been said that a parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Today’s reading from the Book of Revelation turns that definition around. In this reading we see a heavenly vision
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