Weekly Sermons

“I will put my Spirit in you”

The Old Testament lesson for today – Ezekiel 37:1-14 – has a message for us in these uncertain Covid-19 times.  There are some words near the end of that lesson which especially speak to us at this time: ‘The people of the house of Israel say, “Our bones are dried up and our hope is… more »

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“Light in Darkness”

In these unusual times for us my message today comes from a verse from John 9: 1 – 11: As he (Jesus) went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,”… more »

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“Thirst”

The Gospel for today (John 4: 5 – 42) is the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman.  Verse 4 of that lesson: ‘Jesus said, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him… more »

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“Journey of Faith”

Today the LCA PNG Missionary Fellowship met at Langmeil, and the message was given by Pastor Dean Zweck.   When I looked at the readings for this second Sunday in Lent on which we also include a mission emphasis, my first thought was: how are we going to bring all this together? At first sight it… more »

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“Sin”

On the first Sunday in Lent the emphasis is often on sin – so the address this morning is based on the account of the Fall of Adam and Eve, and the entry of sin into the world, found in Genesis 3: 9-15: ‘The Lord God called to the man: “Where are you?”  He answered:… more »

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