September 17, 2017 Sermon — “Do or Do not. There is no try.”

John 3:11-21 ‘Very truly, I tell you, we speak of what we know and testify to what we have seen; yet you do not receive our testimony. 12If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how can you believe if I tell you about heavenly things? 13No one has ascended into heaven except…

January 1, 2017 Sermon — “And so it begins”

Luke 2:22-35 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23(as it is written in the law of the Lord, ‘Every firstborn male shall be designated as holy to the Lord’), 24and they offered a sacrifice according to…

Sermon of October 26, 2014–“Love’s Redeeming Work is NOT Done”

Matthew 22:34-46 34When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?”37He said to him, “’You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your…

Sermon of August 10, 2014–“Wisdom Born of Experience”

Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. 2This is the story of the family of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; he was a helper to the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives;…

Easter Sunday Sermon–“Christ is Risen, Indeed!”

John 20: 1-18 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have…

Sermon of February 23, 2014–“Love Is Where You Find It”

Matthew 5:38-48  38“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also; 40and if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak…

Happy Valentine’s Day from Emmanuel Reformed Church!

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, Thanks to all who made this past week’s “Sweetheart Dinner” so memorable!  It was a lot of fun!  Check out the photos from the event on our Facebook page. Sunday, February 16th is worship.  The sermon continues on through the Sermon on the Mount–Matthew 5:13-20.  The sermon title is…

Sermon of January 6, 2013–“Wise Men Walking”

Matthew 2:1-12 2:1 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,  2:2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” 2:3 When…

Sermon of August 5, 2012–After this . . . . Renewal.

2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a 11:26 When the wife of Uriah heard that her husband was dead, she made lamentation for him. 11:27 When the mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased the…