Sermons from November 2013
Jesus: the Only Way to God
Mark 15:16-47 We meditate on the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ and reflect on the fact that from the way the events unfolded, He must be the only way of salvation from sin.
Why We Believe God Only Forgives Sins through the Gospel
Matthew 16:19 How is it that sins may be forgiven? We consider the teaching of some: that forgiveness consists in the use of the keys of the kingdom, given by Christ to an earthly priesthood descended from Peter. In this view, baptism and penance are important element
Glory Be To Jesus
We are adding new hymns to our selection for public worship. This time, we learn „Glory Be to Jesus.„
The King Is Rejected
Mark 15:1-15 Having rapturously received Jesus into Jerusalem only a few short days before, the Jews and their leaders now completely reject Him. We piece together the full story from the various Gospel accounts and see two things:
Why We Believe Our Works Don’t Earn Anything
Luke 17:10 Is it possible for believers to live in such a way that they can earn the favor of God, or to do more than the minimum requirement, so that their surplus merit can be dispensed to others as they have need? This is the teaching of some churches, but we se
He Will Never Let You Go
Mark 14:66-72 True believers still sin, but the Lord will never cast you away for your sins: He will bring you to repentance and forgive you.
On Trial for Us
Mark 14:53-65 We see Jesus on trial before the chief priests and elders, and see Him condemned and beaten. We consider that if we are believing in Him then what He went through in His sufferings He endured for us. We are challenged to do for Him what He did for us: st
His Sacrifice Pays It All
Luke 23:43 There can be no purgatory, and so no need of indulgences, since Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross covers not only the guilt of our sins, but also any punishment due to us from God.