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Sermon for July 02, 2017

Sermon for the Day of My Retirement Independence Day Sunday, July 2, 2017, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Texts:  Ephesians 1:15-23 Sermon Theme: “You Didn’t Come Together to Fall Apart” (Sources:  Online “Freedom in Christ”; Online “How to … Continue reading

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    Sermon for June 25, 2017

    Sermon for Presentation of the Augsburg Confessions Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 25, 2017, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Tx Sermon Texts:  Luke 18:9-14 and Rom. 6:12-23 Sermon Theme:  “500 Years of Salvation by Grace” (Sources:  Book of Concord, Online … Continue reading

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      Sermon for June 18, 2017 – Father’s Day

      Sermon for Father’s Day, the Second Sunday after Pentecost June 18, 2017, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Text:  Matthew 9:35-10:8 Sermon Theme:  “Preaching, Teaching, Healing, and Fathers” (Sources:  Emphasis Online Illustrations; original ideas and examples; Anderson’s Cycle A … Continue reading

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        Sermon for June 11, 2017

        Sermon for Holy Trinity, June 11, 2017 St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Text:  Matthew 28:16-20 Sermon Theme:  “How Do You Make Disciples?” (Sources:  Anderson’s Cycle A Preaching Workbook; Emphasis Online Commentary; Emphasis Online Examples; original ideas; Francis Chan … Continue reading

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          Sermon for June 04, 2017

          Sermon for Pentecost, June 4, 2017 St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Texts:  John 7:37-39, Numbers 11:24-30, and Acts 2:1-21 Sermon Theme:  “Wind, Fire, and Water” (Sources:  Anderson’s Cycle A Lectionary Preaching Workbook; Emphasis Online Illustrations; original ideas; “Sukkot,” … Continue reading

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            Sermon for May 28, 2017

            Sermon for Memorial Day Sunday, May 28, 2017 St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon texts:  1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11, and John 14:27 Sermon Theme:  “Memorial Day, War, and a Prayer for Peace” (Sources:  Emphasis Online Illustrations; “Every Day Is … Continue reading

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              Sermon for May 21, 2017

              Sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter May 21, 2017, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Texts:  John 14:15-21; Ephesians 1:3-7; John 3:16-18 Sermon Theme:  “Election and the Gospel” (Sources: What Luther Says; Christian Doctrine by Edward Koehler; “Of … Continue reading

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                Sermon for May 14, 2017

                Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter May 14, 2017, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Text:  John 14:1-14 Sermon Theme:  “So What’s the Question?” (Anderson’s Cycle A Preaching Workbook; Emphasis Online Commentary; Emphasis Online Illustrations; Online Christian Jokes; … Continue reading

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                  Sermon for April 23, 2017

                  Sermon for the Second Sunday of Easter April 23, 2017, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Text:  1 Peter 1:3-9 Sermon Theme: “Facing Trials and Pain with Faith and Hope” (Sources:  Emphasis Online Commentary; Emphasis Online Illustrations: original ideas … Continue reading

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                    Sermon for April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday

                    Sermon for Easter Day, April 16, 2017 St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wallis, Texas Sermon Text:  Colossians 3:1-4 Sermon Theme:  “So What IS the Meaning of Easter?” (Sources:  Brokhoff, Series A, Lectionary Preaching Workbook; Emphasis Online Commentary; Emphasis Online Illustrations; original … Continue reading

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