Contributed on Feb 24, 2001
The importance of confession in the Christian tradition.
Sermon for I Lent, Year C Based on Deut. 26:5-10 & Rom. 10:8b-13 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “True Confessions” Confession….When we hear that word, it may bring to mind several things. The first thing we did this morning as a community of faith was to confess our sins and receive ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2001
Repentance is an unpopular and misunderstood topic today. Many live in denial of the need to repent. God graciously provides us with opportunities to repent now, before it is too late.
Sermon for III Lent, Year C Based on Isa. 55:1-9 & Lk. 13:1-9 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “Timely Repentance” Repentance…. This is one of those familiar Christian words, often spoken by the so-called fanatic, fire-and-brimstone preachers on T.V., who try to literally, “scare the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 2, 2001
The parable of the prodigal son is equally as much a parable of the Loving, Waiting God, whom we call Father.
Sermon for IV Lent, Year C Based on Lk. 15:1-3, 11-32 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “The Waiting, Loving Father” Today’s parable is regarded by many as the greatest parable Jesus ever told. It is a parable that fits in well with one of the favourite themes of Luke’s Gospel, namely: ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2001
Change and newness are integral our Christian life and faith.
Sermon for 5 Lent, Year C Based on Isa. 43:18-19 & Phil. 3:8-14 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “Change and Newness” In our first and second lessons today, we are grasped by a reality which many people have great difficulties accepting. The reality I am referring to is change and ...read more