03-21-10 - The Price of Our Redemption Is the Motive of Our Lives as Christians
06-24-11 Convention Friday - Sola Scriptura - The Foundation of Faith
06-28-13 Convention Friday - God's Word, Holy Scripture, Is Clear. Are You?
06-26-11 Convention Sunday - Sticking with the Authoritative Word of Jesus
06-30-13 Convention Sunday - The Perspicuity or Clarity of God’s Precious Word
01-27-13 - God’s Grace Alone – The Only Way to Salvation
04-21-13 - Our Great Comfort in the Promise of Our Savior’s Second Coming
05-05-13 - How Should the Christian Pray?
06-02-13 - The All-Sufficiency of Holy Scripture for the Saving Faith
06-16-13 - Jesus Earnestly Seeks the Lost
06-23-13 - Our Burden-Bearer
07-28-13 - The Spiritual Responsibility of Christian Stewardship +
08-11-13 - The Lord Jesus’ Instruction Concerning Personal Justification +
08-25-13 - Man Is Incapable of Justifying Himself by God’s Law
10-06-13 - The Lord’s Miracle of Healing Confirmed His Authoritative Word +
10-13-13 - Why Are Not All Men Saved Eternally?
11-10-13 - Faith – The Means Whereby We Receive God’s Gracious Blessings
11-17-13 - Jesus Warns Us against the Dreadful Conditions that Signal God’s Imminent Destruction of the Wicked
11-24-13 - How Prepared Are YOU for the Savior’s Second Coming?
11-28-13 - Why We Christians Have Special Reason to Give Thanks unto the Lord
12-08-13 - Christ’s Fulfillment of Old Testament Prophecy Confirms Our Faith in Him as OUR Messiah — The Savior of the Gentiles.
12-15-13 - Our Survival as Christians in these Last Perilous Times
12-22-13 - The Blessed Privileges which We Christians Enjoy by Faith +
12-31-13 - Our Christian Resolve - To Strive Onward to Our Heavenly Goal
01-05-14 - Isaiah’s Prophecy Enlightens Us to the Glory of the Gospel. +
01-12-14 - Our Christian Life of Sanctification Is a Reasonable Service to God.
01-19-14 - The Proper Use of our God-Given Talents in the Service of the Savior’s Church
01-26-14 - We Manifest Our Spiritual Transformation by Our Christian Conduct +
02-02-14 - The Perpetual Debt of Love We Owe to Our Neighbor +
02-23-14 - The Lord’s Own Words of Encouragement to His Suffering Children +
03-02-14 - Love Is the Preeminent Fruit of Saving Faith +
03-09-14 - Who Are Co-Workers with God?
03-12-14 - Our Redemption - This Week, Its Cost +
03-16-14 - The Will of God Concerning Our Christian Sanctification
04-18-14 Good Friday - Our Redemption, This Week Its Assurance +
04-27-14 - The Christian’s Confidence of Victory Is Built on God’s Sure Testimony +
05-04-14 - Following in the Steps of Our Shepherd and Bishop +
06-01-14 Graduation - Divine Service & Seminary Graduation *
06-08-14 - The Wondrous Outpouring of the Holy Ghost on the First Christian Pentecost
10-19-14 - The Marks of True Christian Unity
10-26-14 - The Christian’s Twofold Obligation in Sanctification of Life
11-02-14 - The Justification of a Poor Sinner in the Sight of God
11-09-14 - How the Christian Soldier Wages & Wins His Spiritual Battles
11-16-14 - The Model Prayer of a Christian Pastor for His Dear People
11-23-14 - A Person’s Spiritual Walk in This Life Points to His Destination in Eternity
11-27-14 Thanksgiving - “Bless the Lord, …and forget not all His benefits!” *
12-24-14 - Christmas Eve Service *
12-25-14 - “Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come!” *
12-28-14 - The Blessed RESULT of Taking the Christchild Up into Our Arms of Faith
12-31-14 - Our Godpleasing Resolve as We Approach the New Year
01-25-15 - Living Water – Perfect Refreshment for the Sin-Parched Soul
02-08-15 - Why Do We Mourn Departing Friends?
04-05-15 - Easter Sunday - Christ Is Risen! Hallelujah! *
06-26-15 Convention Friday - The Only and All-sufficient Foundation *
06-28-15 Convention Sunday - The Sufficiency of Moses and the Prophets *
11-01-15 - “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God!
11-26-15 - It is GOOD for Us Christians to Show Forth on a Daily Basis our Gratitude to God *
12-24-15 - Christmas Eve Service 2015 *
12-25-15 - God’s Christmas Gift of Love *
12-31-15 - We Christians Rest Our Hopes for the New Year upon Our Gracious God
01-03-16 - We Preach the Great Epiphany Light: Christ Jesus, the Lord
01-10-16 - The Enlightenment of Our Savior’s Epiphany Has Made Us Different
01-17-16 - The Exercise of True Christian Love Conquerors Strife and Discord
01-24-16 - See that Your Life Brings Honor and Glory to Jesus’ Gospel!
01-31-16 - For St. Paul, Christ Was His Life! How about for YOU?
02-07-16 - What Man Regards as the Foolishness of the Gospel Is Its Ultimate Glory!
02-10-16 - Who IS this suffering Savior?
02-14-16 - Let Us Draw Near Boldly unto the Throne of Grace!
02-17-16 - Can I safely follow Jesus AFAR OFF?
02-21-16 - Only Fools Fall in Love with the World Once They Have Known the Love of Their Savior
02-24-16 - Why go to Pilate for an opinion about Jesus?
02-28-16 - Are You Eagerly Looking Forward to God’s Gift of Salvation?
03-02-16 - What does Jesus’ silence mean to us?
03-06-16 - The Godly Sorrow of True Repentance
03-09-16 - When is the right time to repent?
03-13-16 - The Price of Our Redemption Is the Motive of Our Lives as Christians
03-16-16 - What did Jesus accomplish for us
03-20-16 - How We Christians CAN and WILL Win the Race of Our Lives!
03-24-16 - A Threefold Communion in the Lord’s Supper
03-25-16 - Was Jesus Really Dead when Buried?
03-27-16 - The Fourfold Assurance We Have in Our Savior’s Resurrection
04-03-16 - The Power of Christ’s Resurrection
04-10-16 - Our Spiritual Resurrection with Christ
04-17-16 - The Incomparable Love of God
04-24-16 - The Resurrection of Christ Must Always Be Our Motivator…
05-01-16 - The Christian’s Obligation to Pray for Others
05-08-16 - Let Us Be More Heavenly-minded!
05-15-16 - God’s Holy Spirit – The Master Builder of His Church
05-22-16 - We All Believe in One True God
05-29-16 - The Marks of a Flourishing Congregation
06-05-16 - It Is by Righteousness that We Are Saved
06-12-16 - The Great POWER of Jesus’ Name
06-19-16 - Standing Up for Jesus in the Face of Opposition
06-26-16 - Spiritual Fence-sitting – The Admission of Defeat
07-03-16 - How Is a Man Saved Eternally?
07-10-16 - What Do You Really Want out of Life?
07-17-16 - What Service to Christ in His Kingdom Entails
07-24-16 - The Preaching of the Wisdom of God
07-31-16 - The Pastorate of the Local Congregation
08-07-16 - The Christian’s Certainty of Salvation
08-14-16 - Lydia of Thyatira: An Example to ALL Christians, but Especially to Christian WOMEN
08-21-16 - Spiritual Growth Requires a Wholesome Spiritual Diet
08-28-16 - God’s Amazing Grace to You in Christ Jesus – Are You Truly Grateful for It?
09-04-16 - The Faithful Christian Is a Diligent Worker
09-11-16 - Our Superior Advantages as New Testament Christians
09-18-16 - Our REAL Goal as Christians: To Enter into Eternal Rest
09-25-16 - The Saving Faith Is a Living Faith
10-02-16 - Brethren, Put Your Living Faith to Work!
10-09-16 - “We Are the Lord’s!”
10-16-16 - Cultivating Truly Christian Relationships
10-23-16 - Fruits of Faith that Should Characterize Every True Christian
10-30-16 - The Church’s One Foundation Is Jesus Christ, Her Lord.
11-06-16 - May God Preserve You Blameless
11-13-16 - Now Is NOT the Time to Throw in the Towel, Brethren!
11-20-16 - “Be Thou Faithful unto Death!”
11-24-16 - “Thanks Be unto God!” *
11-27-16 - Zacharias' Advent Song of Praise
12-04-16 - When Are We Truly Prepared for Jesus’ Second Advent?
12-11-16 - “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord!”
12-18-16 - With Mary, Let Us Praise the God of Our Salvation!
12-24-16 - Christmas Eve 2016 *
12-25-16 - Christmas Day *
01-01-17 - “Hitherto hath the Lord helped us!”
01-08-17 - An Epiphany Lesson in Mission Work
01-15-17 - Jesus Manifests Himself as the Long-Promised Messiah through His Word
01-22-17 - Jesus Manifested as Our Sabbath
01-29-17 - Jesus Manifests Himself as the Light of the World
02-05-17 - The Centurion of Capernaum - A Striking Example of Faith
02-12-17 - How to Judge a Teacher of Religion
02-19-17 - The Glory of the Son of Man, Our Savior
02-26-17 - Pondering the Sacrifice of Lent
03-01-17 - Were you there?…when He suffered all alone?
03-05-17 - Let Us Profit from Our Spiritual Privileges While We Can!
03-08-17 - “Were you there?… when He bore a bitter kiss?”
03-12-17 - The Tragic Condition of Those Who Harden Themselves in Spiritual Blindness
03-15-17 - “Were you there?…when they sentenced Him to die?”
03-19-17 - What Characterizes the True Sheep of Jesus?
03-22-17 - “Were you there?…when they beat Him with a scourge?”
03-26-17 - Christ’s Vicarious Death – “Expedient” for the People
03-29-17 - “Were you there?…when they nailed Him to the tree?”
04-02-17 - The Glory of Christ Was Accomplished through His Death on the Cross
04-05-17 - “Were you there?…when they pierced His precious side?”
04-09-17 - Mary of Bethany – A Model of Christian Giving
04-13-17 - From the Old Testament to the New, from the Picture to the TRUE
04-14-17 - “Were you there?…when they laid Him in the tomb?” *
04-16-17 - “Christ Is Arisen! Hallelujah!” *
04-23-17 - “Lovest Thou Me?” – The Risen Savior’s Challenge to Every Disciple
04-30-17 - The Risen Savior’s Abiding Blessings on Our Work
05-07-17 - Distinguishing between Spiritual Shepherds
05-14-17 - The Total Dependency of Us Branches upon Christ, the Vine
05-21-17 - God’s Holy Spirit – The Gift that Keeps on Giving
05-28-17 - Hope for Us Homesick Pilgrims
06-04-17 - Jesus’ Promise of the Comforter to His Disciples and to Us
06-11-17 - The Doctrine of the Holy Trinity in the Glory of Its Practical Significance to US
06-18-17 - God’s Word — The Incorruptible Seed
06-23-17 - The Inerrancy of Holy Scripture *
07-02-17 - How a Poor Sinner Is Justified before God
07-09-17 - “May God Bestow on Us His Grace!”
07-16-17 - What Sort of Foundation Do YOU Want under YOUR Spiritual House?
07-23-17 - Who CAN Be Saved?
07-30-17 - The Priceless Treasure of God’s Grace in Christ Jesus
08-06-17 - The Spiritual Economics of Discipleship
08-13-17 - Exercising True Wisdom in the Stewardship of God’s Gifts
08-20-17 - Jesus’ Lament over Jerusalem...
08-27-17 - Just How Is a Poor Sinner Justified before God?
09-03-17 - The Growth & Stability of Christ's Church as He Himself Pictures It to Us
09-10-17 - Are You as a Christian Having an Effect on the World around You?
09-17-17 - Theme – a Riddle: “What Is Thicker than Blood?”
09-24-17 - God Surely Answers His Children Who Persist in Confident Prayer
10-08-17 - Choosing “the One Thing Needful"
10-01-17 - Let Us Guard against Spiritual Inertia!
10-15-17 - What Does Saving Faith Accomplish?
10-22-17 - Love Is the Fulfilling of the Law.
10-29-17 - “Fear not, little flock!”
11-05-17 - What Should Bring Us Christians the Greatest Joy?
11-12-17 - Behold Jesus’ Love for Poor, Lost Sinners!
11-19-17 - Christ — The Only Gate to Heaven
11-23-17 - How Shall We Render a Truly Godpleasing Thanksgiving?
11-26-17 - The Great Contrast between the Righteous and the Wicked on the Day of Christ’s Judgment
11-27-17 - Service 11-27-17 Sharon Mensing
12-03-17 - We Should Eagerly Look Forward to Jesus’ Second Visible Advent
12-10-17 - The “Good Fight of Faith” Is the Struggle for Spiritual Survival Even unto the End.
12-17-17 - According to What Standard Will Men Be Judged on the Last Day?
12-24-17 - Why the Advent of God’s Grace to Poor Sinners Is NOT of Comfort to ALL
12-24-17b - Christmas Eve Service 2017 *
12-31-17 - The Blessed Result of Taking the Christchild Up into Our Arms of Faith
12-31-17b - Our Security, both Now and in the Future, Rests on Our Never-Changing Lord and Savior
01-07-18 - The Manifestation of God’s Grace in Christ Jesus Is the Glory of His Church.
01-14-18 - The Blessed Knowledge of God’s Saving Word since Childhood *
01-21-18 - Christ Manifests His Glory as the Son of God, Our Savior
01-28-18 - Israel in the Wilderness — Our Example in the Use and Appreciation of Our Spiritual Blessings
02-04-18 - The Value of the Christian’s Afflictions
02-11-18 - Love — The Greatest Christian Virtue
02-14-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption - This week, its Necessity
02-18-18 - Let Us Look Out for One Another, Lest Any of Our Number Fall from the Grace of God!
02-21-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption - This week, its Cost
02-25-18 - The Vicarious Atonement of Our Savior Required His Suffering and Death
02-28-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption - This week, its Value
03-04-18 - God the Father Designated Jesus Our Perfect High Priest
03-07-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption - This week, its Reach
03-11-18 - Christ’s One Sacrifice Paid Our Debt to God Forever
03-14-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption This week, its Result
03-18-18 - Let Us Hold Fast to Jesus, Our Perfect High Priest
03-21-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption This week, its Power
03-25-18 - The Endurance Race of Faith – The Race that Must Be Won
03-29-18 - Remembering the Lord’s Death in His Holy Supper
03-30-18 - Overall Theme: Our Redemption Tonight, its Assurance
04-01-18 - Christ Was Raised for Our Justification! *
04-08-18 - Every Christian’s Solemn Duty: To Test Religious Preachers and Teachers
04-15-18 - The Risen and Exalted Christ’s Rebuke of an Orthodox Congregation
04-22-18 - The Tragedy of “Dead Orthodoxy” in a Christian Congregation
04-29-18 - The Exalted Savior Commends a Faithful Congregation
05-06-18 - Nothing Is More Disgusting to Our Savior than Lukewarm Christians!
05-13-18 - The External Testimony of the Holy Spirit Assures Us that We Are God’s Children
05-20-18 - The Manifestation of the Spirit in the Kingdom of Grace
05-27-18 - The Sure and Certain Testimony of the Gospel
06-03-18 - Let Us Continue in the Perfect Love of God!
06-10-18 - Bold Christian Testimony Is a Fruit of Faith
06-17-18 - Through the Cross to Glory
06-24-18 - “By the Grace of God I Am What I Am."

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