Contributing sermons since May 23, 2003
Contributed on Aug 2, 2003
A sermon for the 8th Sunday of Pentecost, series B, on the comforting doctrine of the Predestination of the Elect.
8Pentecost2003 “God Chose You” Eph. 1:3-14 Aug. 3, 2003 (c) 2003, Rev. Robert C. Baker, Redeemer Lutheran Church and School, Vero Beach, FL Choices, choices, choices. It seems like every time you turn around, you’ve got to make a choice. Where to go? What to wear? What to eat? Do I stay ...read more
Contributed on Jun 15, 2003
The Holy Trinity, series B. A description of the transforming effects of baptism both for infants and adults.
Trinity2003 “What it Means to be Baptized” John 3:1-17 June 15, 2003 © 2003, Rev. Robert C. Baker, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Vero Beach, Florida You know, there are probably a thousand opinions about what it means to be baptized. Some, like our Baptist brothers and sisters, view baptism ...read more
Contributed on May 31, 2003
A sermon for the 7th Sunday of Easter, series B, focusing on Christ’s gift of the called and ordained ministry to His church for the forgiveness of sins.
7Easter2003b "The Luck of the Draw” Acts 1:15-26 June 1, 2003 © 2003, Robert C. Baker, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Vero Beach, FL Our reading from Acts this morning, recording the selection of Matthias to take the place of Judas among the twelve apostles, might have struck us as, well, a little ...read more
Contributed on May 23, 2003
A sermon for the 6th Sunday of Easter, series B, in the style of C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters. The author addresses the spirit of the Antichrist in today’s Church, particularly in reference to the Holy Scriptures.
“My Very Dear Antichrist” 6Easter2003 1 John 4:1-11 May 25, 2003 © 2003 by the Rev. Robert C. Baker, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Vero Beach, Florida, with sincere apologies to C.S. Lewis! My very dear Antichrist, Cordial greetings in the name of our most abysmal potentate, ...read more