Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 31, 2015

Matthew 11:7-15 Have you ever met a prophet? Chances are such that if we had encountered one of the great prophets, we more than likely would not have liked what they had to say. Prophets often preached a word from … Continue reading

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October 30, 2015

Matthew 11:1-6 “And blessed is the one who is not offended by me.” Jesus spoke these words in response to John’s disciples who were sent to see if Jesus was indeed the Messiah. Have we ever taken the time to … Continue reading

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October 29, 2015

Matthew 10:34-42 In the words of Mother Teresa, “The gospel is written on your fingers.” Holding up her fingers, one at a time, she accented each word: “You-Did-It-To-Me.” Mother Teresa then added: “At the end of your life, your five … Continue reading

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October 28, 2015

Jeremiah 37:3-21; 1 Corinthians 14:13-25; Matthew 10:24-33 See how Jeremiah was “going in and out among the people”? He still enjoyed freedom of movement while Jerusalem was being besieged by the Chaldeans. What did he do with that freedom? He … Continue reading

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October 27, 2015

1 Corinthians 14:1-12 There is a tale of two builders. The first worked hard building himself a house. The outside was not much to behold, but the inside was beautiful. The builder spared no expense in building himself a lovely … Continue reading

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October 26, 2015

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 God knows us. Habituated as we are to life in a huge universe consisting of nothing but particles and fields, that comes as a shock. When God reveals himself, we are startled to discover: I am known. … Continue reading

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Reformation Sunday Sermon Audio

October 25, 2015 – The Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost Click the link below for sermon audio. “All Means All,” Pr. Dieter Punt, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC “Holding to Christ’s Teaching Today” Pr. Stéphane Kalonji, Reformation Lutheran Church, New Bern, … Continue reading

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October 25, 2015

Luke 7:36-50 Jesus has accepted an invitation to dinner at a Pharisee’s home. Jesus accepts invitations from everyone in hope that he will be able to bring someone else into his kingdom. He loves them and desires the best for … Continue reading

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October 24, 2015

Matthew 9:35 – 10:4 It has been said, concerning our departure from this world, that “your friends and loved ones are the only things you can take with you”. That statement speaks to its hearers in two ways. First, there … Continue reading

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October 23, 2015

1 Corinthians 12:12-26 I was born with my right leg shorter than my left. While it did not handicap me, it did cause me inconvenience. I wore a lift on my right shoe and in the seventh and ninth grades … Continue reading

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