Last Sunday of the Church Year

Last Sunday of the Church Year

Sermon for Last Sunday of the Church Year

[Machine transcription] In the name of Jesus, Amen. Dear Saints, I’m excited because I just noticed something for the first time that I have, I don’t know how many years I’ve been alive, and I’ve never seen it before in the Nicene Creed, that we say I believe in the Holy Spirit, I believe in one holy Christian, an apostolic church, I acknowledge…

Sermon for Last Sunday of the Church Year

[Machine transcription] Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and His Son, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Dear baptized believers in Christ’s church, today is the last Sunday of the church year. In the various seasons through this past 12 months, we have focused on the life, death, resurrection, and ascension of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,…

Sermon for Last Sunday of the Church Year

[Machine transcription] In the name of Jesus, amen. Dear Saints of God, we believe that Jesus will come again in glory to judge both the quick and the dead. And we believe this because Jesus, together with his apostles and prophets, have promised it time and again in the Scriptures. Now what do we make of it? What do we say about it? or maybe better, how does that strike…

Sermon for Last Sunday of the Church Year

[Machine transcription] In the name of Jesus, amen. Dear Saints of God, we come to the final part of Jesus’ sermon, preparing us for the last day. But it seems like Jesus wants us to be less interested about the last day, and more interested in our neighbor. This is an amazing thing. I mean, it’s first amazing that Jesus is here on Holy Tuesday, talking to his…

Whose Good Works?

Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Fifty-two Sundays. That’s what we get each year. Advent and then Christmas; Epiphany and then Lent; Holy Week and Easter; Ascension and Pentecost and all those green Sundays which follow; a smattering of saints’ days and other observances mixed in, and it all…

Happily Ever After

Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Amen. “Once upon a time…and they lived happily ever after. The End.” These are words many of us grew up on, the words of a teacher or a parent reading to us from a fairy tale, words which we enjoyed hearing because of the pleasant ending we knew they would bring…
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