Word Death

Sermon from Sunday, October 16, 2022 Speaker: Rev. Doug de Graffenried Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Sermon Transcript Man seen this morning comes from Paul's second letter to Timothy. Second Timothy. The third chapter. I'll start the 14th verse and read through the fourth chapter, the fifth verse. Here these words. But as for you, continuing what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how, from your childhood, you have known the sacred writings that are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and…
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Asperges Me, Domine

Sermon from Sunday, October 9, 2022 Speaker: Rev. Doug de Graffenried Scripture: Luke 17:11-19 Sermon Transcript Our lesson this morning comes from the 17th chapter of Luke's Gospel, starting with the 11th verse. On the way to Jerusalem. Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. as he entered a village, ten lepers approached him, keeping their distance. They called out, saying, Jesus, master, Have mercy on us. When he saw them, he said to them, Go and show yourself to the priests. And they went. They were made clean. Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with…
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Thanking Ourselves to Death

Sermon from Sunday, October 2, 2022 Speaker: Rev. Doug de Graffenried Scripture: Luke 17:5-10 Sermon Transcript Our lesson this morning comes from the 17th chapter of Luke's Gospel. Hear these words. The Apostle said to the Lord, Increase our faith. The Lord replied, if you had faith the size of a mustard seed you could say to this mulberry tree, be uprooted and planted in the sea, and it would obey you. Who among you would say to your slave who has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field, come here at once. Take your place at the table. Would you not rather say…
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The Bridges of Lincoln Parish

Sermon from Sunday, September 4, 2022 Speaker: Rev. Doug de Graffenried Scripture Passage: Romans 8:31-39 Sermon Transcript Well, we're wrapping up the eighth chapter of Romans today. And the lesson is from the 31st through the 39th verse of that chapter here, these words: What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not withhold his own son but gave him up for all of us. Will he not with him also give us everything else? Who will bring any charge against God's elect? It is God who justifies. Who is to condemn? It is Christ…
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