• John Pingel

    Contributing sermons since May 8, 2020
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John Pingel
West Seneca, 14224

About John
  • Education: M.Div., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; M.A., Professional Psychology, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA
  • Experience: Pastor since 1983
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  • For The Sake Of Others

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2021

    Christ offers his life for us, the undeserving; now we are to offer our lives as "living sacrifices" for him.

    Text: Romans 5: 6-8 This morning I want to talk to you about SACRIFICE. Not like some of the sacrifices we are from time to time asked to make…perhaps financial sacrifice, or sacrifice of some of our time. ….But the kind of sacrifice wherein one person lays down their life for the sake of more

  • Can Anything Good Come Out Of...?

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2021

    Sermon for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany

    Epiphany II John 1: 46 "Nazareth? Can anything good come from there?" Nathanael asked. “Can anything good come out of….?” You fill in the blank. This phrase—“Can anything good come out of?”—is found within the story of Jesus calling his first disciples, John chapter more

  • Ascension-The Forgotten Festival

    Contributed on May 20, 2020
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    Ascension Day ought to be remembered--for a number of reasons

    The Forgotten Festival Acts 1, Luke 24 We pause to observe what many refer to as the FORGOTTEN FESTIVAL of the Christian Calendar. There are FIVE MAIN FESTIVAL DAYS observed by Christians around the world. By “Festival Days” I mean chief holidays on the liturgical calendar. What are the more

  • Behold The Crocus!

    Contributed on May 18, 2020

    Isaiah speaks of the crocus, lending hope to the people of ancient Israel and to us as well

    Behold the Crocus!” Isaiah 35: 1,2 Writing in 700 B.C. about the return of the people Israel to their homeland following what would be a time of Exile in Babylon, the prophet spoke about the desert bursting into bloom. But he doesn’t just speak in broad terms about “flowers”—he speaks more

  • More Precious Than Silver And Gold

    Contributed on May 8, 2020
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    The precious blood of Christ of more value than silver and gold

    Peter 1: 18-20 “Silver and gold, silver and gold, everyone wishes for silver and gold.” Burl Ives sang about silver and gold in a famous Christmas song. But silver and gold were revered as being precious far before that song’s debut in the l965 Christmas special. Historians tell us that more