Sermon for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost – “One Thing’s Needful,” Luke 10:38-42

“One Thing’s Needful” Brothers and sisters in Christ, this week we certainly have an interesting text to learn from. Many, including myself, have read over this passage from Luke’s Gospel and have been left scratching our heads. I think the teaching to take away from the text is fairly clear, but at the same timeContinue reading “Sermon for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost – “One Thing’s Needful,” Luke 10:38-42″

Sermon for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost – “Christ, the Samaritan,” Luke 10:25-37

“Christ, the Good Samaritan” Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, have you ever asked a question in such a way that you were guaranteed to get the answer you were looking for? Questions like, “Should we have ice cream of ice cream sandwiches for dessert” or “Does this dress make me look fat,” are oftenContinue reading “Sermon for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost – “Christ, the Samaritan,” Luke 10:25-37″

Sermon for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost – “The Real Reason for Rejoicing,” Luke 10:17-20

Pentecost 7 (Proper 9) – Manuscript Text: Luke 10:1-20 (17-20) “The Real Reason for Rejoicing” Brothers and sisters in Christ – most of you don’t know this, but I hail from Minnesota. It is a land flowing with water and covered in trees. Most associate it with long harsh winters, but there is in factContinue reading “Sermon for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost – “The Real Reason for Rejoicing,” Luke 10:17-20″