But if we walk in the light, just as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, cleanses us from all sin. 1 John 1:7

Sermons on Luke

Sexagesima
2nd Sunday
in Pre-Lent 2024

Luke 8:26-37 Then [Jesus and his disciples] sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. When Jesus had stepped out on land, there met him a man from the city who had demons. For a long time he had worn no clothes, and he had not lived in a house but among…

Epiphany 1- 2024

 Luke 2:40-52 In this world, there may not be too many people you can really trust and count on. Usually, however, we do assume that at the very least, we should be able to rely on our closest relatives: parents, children, siblings, and spouses. They won’t let us down. They won’t turn on us. But you…

Christmas 1 -2023

Luke 2:22-40 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord. (As it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male will be called holy to the Lord.”) And they came to offer a sacrifice according…

Christmas Day- 2023

Luke 2:8-14; Isaiah 9:2-7 EXORDIUM: Christ is born! Let us glorify him! Today is the festival of the Nativity of Our Lord. It recalls the day in Bethlehem, so many centuries ago, when God’s Son entered into this world, and set out on his life’s journey as humanity’s Savior. God’s Son had, of course, been…

2nd Sunday in Advent – 2023

Luke 21:5-36 In today’s Gospel from St. Luke, Jesus tells his disciples about the future. And I’m sure that they are listening very attentively. There is a built-in curiosity in all of us about what the future holds. This arises in part because of the innate sinful desire that we all have – inherited from…

Trinity 5 – 2023

Sermon Text Luke 5:1-11 There are many in this world who think they are too smart to be a Christian. They know that it is necessary for Christians to believe in miracles: chiefly the miracle of the incarnation and the miracle of the resurrection; but also the many other miracles that took place during the…

Trinity 4 – 2023
Visitation

Luke 1:39-56 – Visitation Quite often, important events look and feel like important events. They are witnessed by a lot of people, and they make a big impact on a lot of people. But sometimes, important events can go unnoticed by everyone except those few people who are participating in them. And maybe even those…

Sexagesima – 2023

Luke 8:4-15 Those who practice sorcery believe that the incantations they speak, in casting spells, have the power to produce the effect that they want. It is believed that if the sorcerer says the right words, in the right way, those words will make something happen. It doesn’t matter if the person or people who…

Trinity 11-2022

Sermon Text: Luke 18:9-14 The parable that Jesus tells in today’s text from St. Luke is about two noticeably religious men. They are both practicing their religious faith within the context of ancient Judaism. But at a level deeper than external form and ritual, did these two men actually adhere to the same religion? Jesus…