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2021 Sermons


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Note: Due to covid-19 services have been modified


Recording of service for April 11, 2021 Quasimodogeniti,The Frist Sunday After Easter

Recording of sermon only for April 11, 2021 Quasimodogeniti,The Frist Sunday After Easter

Hymns: 188, 201, 208, and 376
Sermon Text: John 11:25-27
Sermon Theme: The Benefits of Christ's Resurrection are Only Received by Faith
  I. Jesus decared Himself to be the Resurrection and the Life
  II. He asked Martha if she believed His words
  III. Martha clearly confessed her faith in Him

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Luke 24:36-47
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Peter 2:21-25
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: John 10:11-16




Recording of service for April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday

Recording of sermon only for April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday

Hymns: 193, 191, 198, and 200
Sermon Text: Matthew 28:1-10
Sermon Theme: Christ's Victorious Resurrection
  I. An angel of the Lord testified to Christ's resurrection
  II. The risen Lord showed Himself alive

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: John 11:25-27
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I John 5:4-10
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: John 20:19-31




Recording of service for April 2, 2021 Good Friday

Recording of sermon only for April 2, 2021 Good Friday

Hymns: 358, 153, 169, and 151
Sermon Text: Isaiah 53:6
Sermon Theme: Jesus Suffered Our Curse to Earn for Us Salvation
  I. The curse of the Law that we deserve by our sins
  II. Jesus bore this curse for us




Recording of service for March 28, 2021 Palm Sunday

Recording of sermon only for March 28, 2021 Palm Sunday

Hymns: 160, 161, 162, and 367
Sermon Text: John 12:23-33
Sermon Theme: Important Effects of Jesus' Death
  I. Jesus' death glorifies God
  II. Jesus' death draws all people to Him

Sermon Text for Good Friday: Isaiah 53:6
Epistle Lesson for Good Friday: Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Gospel Lesson for Good Friday: John 18:1-19:42
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Matthew 28:1-10
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Corinthians 5:6-8
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Mark 16:1-8




Recording of service for March 24, 2021 Sixth Wednesday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 24, 2021 Sixth Wednesday in Lent

Hymns: 171, 178, 167, and 560
Sermon Text: Psalm 34:20
Sermon Theme: Not a Bone of Christ was Broken
  I. The prophecy and symbolism in the Old Testament
  II. The fulfillment as recorded in the New Testament




Recording of service for March 21, 2021 Judica, The Fifth Sunday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 21, 2021 Judica, The Fifth Sunday in Lent

Hymns: 1, 154, 360, and 343
Sermon Text: John 8:25-36
Sermon Theme: God's Word Imnparts Great Blessings to Those who Believe
  I. Many who hear God's Word remain in their ignorance
  II. Those who receive His Word by faith are given a most wonderful freedom

Sermon Text for Lenten Wednesday: Psalm 34:20
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: John 12:23-33
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Pilipians 2:5-11
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 21:1-9




Recording of service for March 17, 2021 Fifth Wednesday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 17, 2021 Fifth Wednesday in Lent

Hymns: 175, 148, 170, and 562
Sermon Text: Psalm 22:1-18
Sermon Theme: The Crucifixion of Jesus as Foretold in Old Testament Prophecy by Christ Himself
  I. Though Jesus was forsaken by God, He continued to praise the Lord
  II. In the bitter sufferings of Christ, His enemies continued to harass Him without mercy




Recording of service for March 14, 2021 Laetare, The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 14, 2021 Laetare, The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Hymns: 3, 279, 436, and 349
Sermon Text: John 12:42-50
Sermon Theme: Jesus Christ Is Both Savior and Judge
  I. The purpose of His first coming was not to judge, but to save
  II. When Christ returns on the Last DFay, He will judge all people on the basis of His Word

Sermon Text for Lenten Wednesday: Psalm 22:1-18
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: John 8:25-36
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Hebrews 9:11-15
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: John 8:46-59




Recording of service for March 10, 2021 Fourth Wednesday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 10, 2021 Fourth Wednesday in Lent

Hymns: 155, 146, 152, and 653
Sermon Text: Isaiah 53:4-5
Sermon Theme: How the Scourging of Christ Benefited Us
  I. Jesus was scourged on account of our sins
  II. We are healed from the guilt of sin in His wounds




Recording of service for March 7, 2021 Oculi The Third Sunday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 7, 2021 Oculi The Third Sunday in Lent

Hymns:18, 416, 357, and 408
Sermon Text: Luke 13:1-9
Sermon Theme: We Should Think Carefully about How We Live Our Lives
  I. We all have plenty of sins to repent of
  II. We are to bring forth good works as evidence of sincere repentance

Sermon Text for Lenten Wednesday: Isaiah 53:4-5
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: John 12:42-50
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Galatians 4:21-31
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: John 6:1-15




Recording of service for March 3, 2021 Third Wednesday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for March 3, 2021 Third Wednesday in Lent

Hymns: 149, 144, 157, and 554
Sermon Text: Luke 22:63-71
Sermon Theme: Jesus Allowed Himself to be Mistreated for Us in Two Sessions of the Sanhedrin
  I. The evening trial
  II. The trial the following morning




Recording of service for February 28, 2021 Reminiscere The Second Sunday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for February 28, 2021 Reminiscere The Second Sunday in Lent

Hymns: 43, 398, 396, and 611
Sermon Text: Luke 20:9-20
Sermon Theme: All Those Who Reject God's Grace Will Perish under His Wrath
  I. God extends His grace to sinners
  II. Most people persist in rejuecting His grace
  III. The Lord will execute His wrath upon them

Sermon Text for Lenten Wednesday: Luke 22:63-71
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Luke 13:1-9
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Ephesians 5:1-9
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 11:14-28




Recording of service for February 24, 2021 Second Wednesday in Lent

Recording of sermon only for February 24, 2021 Second Wednesday in Lent

Hymns: 140, 145, 156, and 558
Sermon Text: John 18:3-13
Sermon Theme: Our Lord Jesus Christ Allowed Himself to be Captured by His Enemies for Our Redemption
  I. Judas Iscariot led a band of armed men to capture the Savior
  II. Jesus peacefully allowed Himself to be taken away




Recording of service for February 21, 2021 Invocavit, The First Sunday in Lent
Recording of sermon only for February 21, 2021 Invocavit, The First Sunday in Lent
Hymns: 2, 524, 446, and 334
Sermon Text: Matthew 16:21-27
Sermon Theme: Replaced by The Questioning and Confirmation of Abigail Kibble


Sermon Text for Lenten Wednesday: John 18:3-13
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Luke 20:9-20
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Thessalonians 4:1-7
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 15:21-28




Recording of service for February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday
Recording of sermon only for February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday
Hymns: 159, 141, 154, and 158
Sermon Text: John 11:47-57
Sermon Theme: The Events Leading Up to the Suffering and Death of Christ
  I. The reasons why the chief priests and Pharisees wanted Jesus out of the way
  II. Caiaphas advised the Sanhedrin that Jesus should be killed
  III. The enemies of Christ sought an opportunity to kill Him




Recording of service for February 14, 2021 Quinquagesima
Recording of sermon only for February 14, 2021 Quinquagesima
Hymns: 33, 412, 428, and 409
Sermon Text: Matthew 16:21-27
Sermon Theme: Jesus Is Our Redeemer and Our Example in Suffering
  I. Jesus was willing to suffer for us
  II. We should be willing to suffer for Him

Sermon Text for Ash Wednesday: John 11:47-57
Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Luke 20:9-20
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: II Corinthians 6:1-10
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 4:1-11




Recording of service for February 7, 2021 Sexagesima
Recording of sermon only for February 7, 2021 Sexagesima
Hymns: 13, 423, 284, and 276
Sermon Text: Matthew 11:25-30
Sermon Theme: God Grants Rest for Weary Souls in the Gospel
  I. The message of the Gospel remains hidden from the proud
  II. The message of the Gospel is revealed to the humble

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Matthew 16:21-27
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Corinthians 13:1-13
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 18:31-43




Recording of service for January 31, 2021 Septuagesima
Recording of sermon only for January 31, 2021 Septuagesima
Hymns: 23, 394, 384, and 366
Sermon Text: Luke 10:38-42
Sermon Theme: Christ Reminds All of Us about the One Thing Needful
  I. He does not want worldly concerns to overwhelm us
  II. He wants our primary focus to be centered on His Word

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Matthew 11:25-30
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: II Corinthians 11:19-12:9
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 8:1-15




Recording of service for January 24, 2021 The Last Sunday After Epiphany
Recording of sermon only for January 24, 2021 The Last Sunday After Epiphany
Hymns: 14, 290, 135, and 134
Sermon Text: Luke 9:57-62
Sermon Theme: We Should Not Let Anything Stop Us from Following Christ
  I. Following Christ is more important than having a life of earthly comforts
  II. Following Christ is more important than eartly responsibilities
  III. Following Christ is more important than pleasing our family and friends

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Luke 10:38-42
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: I Corinthians 9:24-10:25
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 20:1-16




Recording of service for January 17, 2021 The Second Sunday After Epiphany
Recording of sermon only for January 17, 2021 The Second Sunday After Epiphany
Hymns: 16, 404, 426, and 446
Sermon Text: Mark 6:17-29
Sermon Theme: Different Ways Un believers Treat Christians
  I. Sometimes unbelievers, for their own fleshly reasons, will tolerate and even enjoy the company of Christians
  II. Sometimes unbelievers will treat Christians with the most vile open hatred

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Luke 9:57-62
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: II Peter 1:16-21
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Matthew 17:1-9




Recording of service for January 10, 2021 The First Sunday After Epiphany
Recording of sermon only for January 10, 2021 The First Sunday After Epiphany
Hymns: 126, 400, 348, and 343
Sermon Text: Matthew 3:13-17
Sermon Theme: Christ was Clearly Revealed as Our Savior at His Baptism
  I. He showed Himself to be our righteous Substitute under the Law
  II. He was revealed to be the Second Person of the Holy Trinity

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Mark 6:17-29
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Romans 12:6-16
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: John 2:1-11




Recording of service for January 3, 2021 The Sunday After The New Year
Recording of sermon only for January 3, 2021 The Sunday After The New Year
Hymns: 125, 522, 265, and 292
Sermon Text: Matthew 16:1-4
Sermon Theme: God Wants Us to Trust His Word More Than Signs
  I. The Pharisees and Sadducees demanded a sign from Jesus
  II. There were already plenty of signs that they could observe
  III. Jesus refused to give in to their fleshly demands

Sermon Text for Next Sunday: Matthew 3:13-17
Epistle Lesson for Next Sunday: Romans 12:1-5
Gospel Lesson for Next Sunday: Luke 2:41-52