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  • Karl Eckhoff

    Contributing sermons since Apr 29, 2002
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Zion
Paullina, Iowa 51046
712-448-3910

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  • Blessed In This Confession

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,584 views

    Why is knowing Jesus as the Christ such a "blessed" thing?

    Confession of St. Peter Matthew 16:13-19 Blessed in This Confession 01/18/04 King of Prussia, Frederick the Great, was once touring a Berlin prison when a group of prisoners fell to their knees in unison before him to plead their case. I’m innocent, I tell you. I’ve been falsely accused. ...read more

  • Conversion: A How To

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,322 views

    This sermon was written as kind of an evangelism primer in that it discusses how people come to know Christ and what that means for us as we try to live out our Christian life of witness.

    Conversion of St. Paul Galatians 1:11-24 01/25/04 There once was a brier growing in a ditch when a gardener came along with his spade and dug it up. He dug around it and gently lifted it out of the ground, bringing the brier to ask itself, “What is he doing? Doesn’t he know I’m a worthless ...read more

  • Be Mature

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,915 views

    While the text is about the gift of tongues, Paul greater concern is how all the gifts of the Spirit are being used for personal gain with little thought of others. Paul would encourage the building up of the body of Christ instead.

    Epiphany 5 C 1 Corinthians 14:12-20 02/08/04 A recent front-page story in the Wall Street Journal (January 6, 2004) reported U.S. Marines being trained for duty in Iraq are getting drilled in people skills as well as heavy weaponry. They are receiving instruction about staying respectful as ...read more

  • He's Risen

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,246 views

    Using C. F. W. Walther’s hymn He’s Risen, He’s Risen this sermon celebrates the truth that Christ is risen and the certain comfort that brings.

    Epiphany 6 C 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Hymn Study LW 138 02/15/04 Our hymn’s story begins with a group of German theological students from the region of Saxony. Among them were men like E. G. W. Keyl, Theodore Buenger and a young pianist and accomplished hymn-writer by the name of C. F. W. ...read more

  • Be Opened

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,852 views

    It’s God’s intention today that your eyes be open to see your Lord as one who has always been open to you and your needs. It’s His desire that your hearts cling to Him in faith, that they be open to the fire of His Spirit of faith and new living. It’s H

    Pentecost 16 B Mark 7: 31-37 Be Opened! 09/28/03 There’s just something about seeing those words stamped on your paper. It’s great to get an “A” on a paper, a test or some assignment. It’s a confirmation that the hard work paid off, that the time you spent hitting the books wasn’t wasted. ...read more

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