Monthly Archives: November 2014

Christ the King Sunday Sermon Audio

November 23, 2014 – Christ the King Sunday Click the links below for sermon audio. “Favorite Things,” Pr. Dieter Punt, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC “Heart Eyes,” Pr. Mark Ryman, Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Asheboro, NC

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November 23, 2014

Matthew 18:15-20 Matthew West sings a poignant song titled “Forgiveness” in which the lyrics say: It’s the hardest thing to give away And the last thing on your mind today It always goes to those who don’t deserve It’s the opposite … Continue reading

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November 22, 2014

Luke 11:1-13 Like so many others, my father worked very hard to ensure our family had everything we needed. I remember hearing him leave for work while it was still dark and at the completion of the long day, he … Continue reading

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November 21, 2014

Luke 10:38-42 The story of Martha and Mary is one familiar to all of us. From Mary’s perspective, what is important is learning from Jesus. For Martha, she sees her chores as just as important. The problem is that both … Continue reading

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November 20, 2014

Luke 10:25-37 A lawyer asked Jesus what he must do to inherit eternal life. Jesus affirmed the lawyer’s understanding that we are to love God with all our hearts, soul, and strength, and our neighbor as ourselves. Then, the lawyer lifted … Continue reading

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November 19, 2014

Ecclesiastes 7:4-14 or Micah 3:9-4:5; Revelation 8:1-13; Luke 10:17-24 God will judge the nations. Indeed, there will be terrible judgments on earth and in heaven. This is the word of the Lord; it is as good as done. But what … Continue reading

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November 18, 2014

Ecclesiastes 6:5-12 Verses 1 and 2, previous to our text today, shows us that to have possessions means nothing. All the money in the world can buy lots of stuff, and yet enjoying the stuff can be a heavy burden … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23A Sermon Audio

November 16, 2014 – Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost Click the links below for sermon audio. “God is Asking for Our Vital Organs” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, NC “How I Lost a Bundle to Jesus,” Pr. Dieter Punt, … Continue reading

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November 17, 2014

Luke 9:51-62 John Bell wrote a beautiful hymn entitled, “The Summons,” and it begins with the words, “Will you come and follow me if I but call your name? Will you go where you don’t know and never be the … Continue reading

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November 16, 2015

Ecclesiastes 4:1-10; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Matthew 16:13-20 These three lessons all drive us to Jesus Christ. Ecclesiastes could have been written by any of us on that day when nothing seems to go right, nothing matters, and we think no … Continue reading

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