Sermon Series
  • 1. Spoiler Alert

    Contributed on May 20, 2006
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    The second in a series of sermons on Revelation. This sermon gets to the central theme of the book.

    How many of you watch the television show, “Lost?” This is a strange show. I’ve gotten hooked on it this year. Even though I missed the first season or two, I was able to pick it up and get into the story line. These people have crashed on an island and are waiting to be rescued. But ...read more

  • 2. Message From A Frustrated Writer

    Contributed on May 20, 2006
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    First in a series of sermons on Revelation. This is a first person sermon in which I portrayed John, the writer of Revelation, complaining that (1) nobody was reading my book, and (2) nobody who read it understood it.

    I Am John – Frustrated Writer (This is a first person sermon. The more participation from the congregation, the better. I did this in period costume and remained outside the sanctuary until it was time for the sermon. After the other minister read the scripture, I allowed for a long, ...read more

  • 3. The Wrath Of God

    Contributed on May 24, 2006
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    We are embarrassed and uncomfortable about the concept of the "wrath of God." However, Revelation is good news for those victims who long for an end to evil’s reign and pray, "Come quickly, Lord."

    I love this passage of Revelation -- I can’t read it without laughing outloud at one of the best memories of my ministry. Let us now hear the word of God from Revelation 16, beginning with verse 1. (Read Revelation 16:1-21) I suppose I should explain why I find this so uplifting. It all ...read more

  • 4. The Future Of The Lord's Table

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2006
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    The Lord’s Table not only calls us to remember the past, or to celebrate the Sacrament in the present -- it also demands that we envision the future.

    There is a new day dawning at our church. The Holy Spirit is alive and at work in amazing ways at Good Shepherd. We have a new youth director coming in August. We have a new Director of Christian Education who is revitalizing our educational ministry. Our Enhancement Campaign is ...read more

  • 5. Judgment Day

    Contributed on Jun 9, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
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    Last in a series of sermons on Revelation - this sermon presents a look at the hope we have in the last judgment.

    Years ago, Judge Wapner was on a television series called, “The People’s Court.” It was not only popular, but the show has outlasted its first host judge and continues with another judge. And it was popular enough to start a whole group of similar spinoffs. There is Judge Judy, Judge ...read more