Moses Wasn’t Concerned about Job Security

Sermon: Numbers 11:16, 24-29 Pentecost 19 – September 30, 2018 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel We all know what job security is. Anyone who has the responsibility to support him or herself, and especially someone who has the added responsibility of supporting a whole family, knows very well what job

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Show Me Your Faith

James 2:1-5, 8-10, 14-18 Pentecost 17 – September 16, 2018 – Rev. Steven J. Radunzel Some of you have perhaps seen the commercial on television where a husband and wife, looking very tired from lack of sleep, open their medicine cabinet to find a man standing on the other side

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MATTHIAS, THE LAST DISCIPLE CHOSEN

Acts 1:15-26 Pentecost 16 Earlier this summer I attended the ordination and installation service of William Schubert as the pastor of our sister congregation Heritage Lutheran in Lindenhurst. Pastor Schubert is a 2018 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI and was assigned a call as the pastor of

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SIMON – A ZEALOT FOR THE GOSPEL

John 2:13-17 Pentecost 12 A number of years ago I watched a movie called “Time Changer” that was produced by a Christian film company. It was a fictional story about a seminary professor who lived in the late 1800’s in the United States. This seminary professor was also a bit

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JAMES THE YOUNGER

Philippians 2:9-11 If I asked you this morning who the pastor of Immanuel was fifty years ago, some of you would remember that it was Pastor Oscar Lemke. If I asked you who was the pastor of Immanuel about sixty or seventy years ago, probably a smaller group of people

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HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO GO TO HEAVEN?

Philippians 1:18b-27 Pentecost 18 How much do you want to go to heaven? I’m sure that probably all of you would say that you want to go to heaven a lot. You want to go to heaven really badly. It’s the most important thing imaginable. But what if Jesus appeared

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WE ARE AT GOD’S MERCY

Genesis 50:15-21 Pentecost 17 Have you ever been at anyone’s mercy? If you have you know that it’s not such a good place to be. For example if you’ve ever been stopped by the police for speeding you have a bit of an idea what it’s like to be at

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I WILL SAVE YOU FROM THE HANDS OF THE WICKED

Jeremiah 15:15-21 Pentecost 15 The Southern Poverty Law Center is a legal advocacy organization in civil rights litigation that was begun in 1971. In plain words they’ve been a group that watches out for and comes to the legal assistance of those whose rights as citizens may be threatened. Recently,

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