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  • It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Oct 17, 2011
     | 2,114 views

    A short sermon that I preached after doing a Shepherds Monologue for the third Sunday of Advent.

    I opened with a monologue done from a Shepherds Prospective followed by this sermon! Read Luke 2:8-10: 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and ...read more

  • Love Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 18, 2011
     | 2,100 views

    With humanity so confused about love, who is to say what love is?

The answer is God! 
It has accurately been said that "love does not define God, but God defines love." So it is important that we dig a little deeper into this passage to

    God Is Love

 1 John 4:7-21 For many, the Christmas season is a period of dread. The days are getting shorter, decorations need to be hung, parties attended or prepared for, homes cleaned, shopping to be done and presents to be wrapped. All this under the countdown of the clock ...read more

  • Being The Best At What We Do.

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,606 views

    Year C. 3rd Sunday of Advent

    Year C. 3rd Sunday of Advent Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Lord ...read more

  • Are You The One?

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Nov 29, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,902 views

    During this Advent Season we will not that faith does not have all the answers. Faith is a risk. Faith is a life of trust, not of cetainty and security.

    TITLE: ARE YOU THE ONE? SCRIPTURE: ST.MATTHEW 11:2-11 This morning we will begin our ADVENT season and begin our journey leading to the celebration of the Birth of the Christ Child. The word ‘ADVENT’ is Latin for 'A COMING OR ARRIVAL'. The idea behind it is that God came to ...read more

  • Advent: Slow Down! Sharpen Your Axe.

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Nov 28, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,716 views

    A short talk for the start of the busy Advent season. This talk uses one of may favourite stories to encourage people to rest, stop, slow down in the midst of a busy time to rest.

    Jesus said, “Come with me … to a quiet place and get some rest” (Mark 6:31). One of my favourite stories is about the world wood chopping competition. Now the champion was a bit older than he used to be – well, who isn’t – but he was still the champion. ...read more

  • "Christmas Time Again"

    Contributed by Rich Anderson on Nov 28, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 853 views

    This is a study of the first chapter of Luke leading up to the birth of Jesus

    Christmas Time Again Prepare the way, Emmanuel is coming, prepare the way, Emmanuel is coming, oh prepare the way, Emmanuel is coming, will we be ready to meet our Lord and King? This is the question people have asked over the centuries. Will we be ready? Is Jesus Christ really coming back? ...read more

  • The Great Adventure: Real Christianity Is Not Boring Series

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,129 views

    The early Christians did not live a boring spiritual life. We can experience a spiritual adventure when we follow their example.

    The Great Adventure March 11, 2009 Real Christianity is not boring. Acts 14 We can experience a great spiritual adventure… I. When we exercise great spiritual habits Paul and Barnabas go to church – when it is good and bad. 14:1-7 1. We all have habits. Some good, many bad. a. Habits ...read more

  • The Begatitudes

    Contributed by David Ward on Dec 14, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,053 views

    A Christmas message from Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus. Big Idea: God’s plan always comes together.

    “The Begatitudes” Matthew 1:1-17 Introduction: Many of us need to hear a message of hope this morning. Some in our church community are pretty discouraged right now. There’s a grayness that’s overshadowing our lives, and the season we’re in often makes it worse, not better. ß Some are ...read more

  • Second Coming.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Dec 6, 2000
    based on 71 ratings
     | 1,737 views

    2nd Sunday of Advent Year C

    2nd Sunday of Advent Year C Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Opening Prayer Heavenly Father empower each of us here today to be an example of John the Baptist to other people in our ...read more

  • The Faces Of Christmas - The Face Of God Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Dec 23, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,313 views

    Christmas Eve message that looks at why God came through Christ.

    The Face of God Matthew 1:18-25 Christmas Eve 2010 What does it mean that God showed his face among men? It means he loves us (John 3:16) It means he wants to be with us (Matthew 1:23; Slide Merry Christmas. We are glad that you are here this evening to worship Jesus, the Christ as you ...read more

  • Love All Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Dec 21, 2009
    based on 17 ratings
     | 7,008 views

    Talks about the way God loves us and how we should love others

    Love All Advent Conspiracy Series Final Week (3) 12/20/2009 Introduction Slide Love. Love is a word we use a lot to describe our affection for things and in America, we love a lot of things. We love our kids We love our spouses We love our freedom We love our sports teams We love ...read more

  • The Person, The Plan, And The Price Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,879 views

    The first of a series of Christmas sermons

    The Person, the Plan and the Price Text: Luke 1:26-38; Galatians 4:4 By: Ken McKinley (Read Texts) I think one of the biggest mistakes a person can make today is to think that God values what we possess rather than the heart. We need to remember that everything we have, and I mean EVERY ...read more

  • Remaining Faithful To God When He Feels Far Away

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Jun 16, 2009
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,848 views

    Advent sermon reflecting the life of Zechariah and Elizabeth and the need to keep the faith when it appaers our prayers are not being answered.

    A mother was commenting one time about her children when they were little. She would always remind them on Christmas morning that it is Jesus’ birthday and he only received 3 gifts so don’t be disappointed in what lies under the tree. Then they all opened their presents. That next Sunday, while ...read more

  • Faith Which Finds God's Favor

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Jun 16, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,248 views

    Using Mary response to the angel to demonstrate how faith is both what we believe to be true as well as our actions.

    Last week we looked at keeping the faith in the midst of disappointments and difficult circumstances, when it seems like God is far away. This past Monday my devotions took me to Psalm 77, which was written by a man, Asaph (one of several music leaders whose job it was to sing before the Lord in ...read more

  • Faith, Not Fear Series

    Contributed by Josh Foster on Mar 19, 2014
     | 2,050 views

    This sermon will address the attitude with which we “wait” and “watch”. It is with faith, confidence, readiness. It is not with fear, trembling, anxiety!

    Why Christmas Is a Big Deal: Faith, not Fear Scripture Text: Luke 21.25-36 INTRODUCTION Since 9-11, I have-flown only two-times. Before 9-11, my wife and I loved-to-fly. It was almost-like-a-high: to check-the-bags and board-the-plane, …to feel the thrust of the plane as it ...read more