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  • Eric Vertein

    Contributing sermons since Mar 27, 2004
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St. Paul & Christ Ev. Lutheran Churches
Crandon, Wisconsin 54520
715-478-5620

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  • Heirs Of Heaven Make Good Samaritans

    Contributed on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
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    Christ gave the story of the Good Samaritan to expose our failure to show mercy to one and all. Christ is the true Good Samaritan, showing mercy to us all.

    Yesterday the New York Daily News had an article titled “Little Duckling has Guardian Angel as Good Samaritan Rescues it at New York Botanical Garden.” It’s about a New Yorker, who saw a little duckling and wanted to save it from predators. So she scooped it up, took it home, and ...read more

  • The Counselor Will Teach You Everything

    Contributed on Jun 7, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
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    On Maundy Thursday Jesus promises the Holy Spirit. He will teach and remind the disciples of Christ’s teaching. They will be blessed with peace.

    John 14:25-27 All this I have spoken while still with you. 26 But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world ...read more

  • In The Middle Of J-O-Y Is A Never-Ending Circle

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
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    God shows us how to maintain JOY, even when there are many things attacking that joy.

    I Thessalonians 5:16-24 3rd Sunday in Advent December 11, 2005 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19 Do not put out the Spirit’s fire; 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 ...read more

  • Everyone Who Calls On The Name Of The Lord Will Be Saved

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    Confirmation Sermon on the Day of Pentecost.

    Acts 2:1-21 Pentecost – Year A May 15, 2005 Confirmation of a boy named Christian Acts 2:1-21 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They ...read more

  • Holy Children Love Their Mothers

    Contributed on May 10, 2005
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    When common sense fails, God enters with his commandment "Respect your mother."

    Leviticus 19:1-3 Mother’s Day May 8, 2005 Leviticus 19:1-3 The LORD said to Moses, 2 "Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: ’Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy. 3 "’Each of you must respect his mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the LORD your ...read more

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  • When A Fellow Pastor Was A Child, His Family Sold ...

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2005
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    When a fellow pastor was a child, his family sold evergreens for Christmas. Since they did the trimming throughout the year, they could tell which tree was the fullest, and they would tag it, so that no one else would take the tree that they wanted... Spiritually, we probably resemble Charlie ...read more

  • Luther Felt That Our Love For God Should Be So ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2005
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    Luther felt that our love for God should be so compelling, that when it comes to the commandment to honor our mothers, even if we didn’t have mothers, we ought to ask God to give us mothers erected out of stone or wood, so we would have an avenue by which to keep this commandment. Yet Luther ...read more

  • Against All Those Monks, Who Tried To Think Of ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2005
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    Against all those monks, who tried to think of the best ways to serve God, stood this one command: “Honor your father and mother.” Luther said, “Where will these poor wretches hide when in the sight of God and all the world they shall blush with shame before a young child who has lived according to ...read more

  • When I Was In College In Watertown, I Worked At ...

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2005
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    When I was in college in Watertown, I worked at Bethesda Lutheran Home, a home for the ‘developmentally disabled.’ I worked the night shift and went to school during the day. One winter morning when I got off from work, I hopped in the car, turned the key and… click… nothing. It wouldn’t turn over ...read more

  • I Want You To Cross Reference My Sermons With ...

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2005
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    I want you to cross reference my sermons with God’s Word. Double-check to see if I have support for what I am teaching. If I was a doctor and told you that a lump on your back was not cancerous and you shouldn’t worry about it, but I see that you are doubtful about my prognosis, I would encourage ...read more