Ash Wednesday Sermon–March 5, 2014

Exodus 15:1, 9-18 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord: “I will sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted. Both horse and driver he has hurled into the sea. The enemy boasted, ‘I will pursue, I will overtake them. I will divide the spoils; I will gorge myself on them. I will draw my…

Sermon of September 8, 2013–“Where the rubber meets the road”

Paul’s Letter to Philemon Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our dear friend and co-worker, to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow-soldier, and to the church in your house:  Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  When I remember you in my prayers, I…

Sermon of May 19, 2013–“The Spirit(s) of the Age”

John 14:15-27 15 ‘If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you for ever. 17This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and he…

Sermon of April 21, 2013–“The Beautiful Temple”

Revelation 7: 9-17 After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. They cried out in a loud voice, saying, ‘Salvation belongs to…

Sermon of March 24, 2013–“It is Finished”

John 19:16-30 Then he handed him over to them to be crucified. So they took Jesus; and carrying the cross by himself, he went out to what is called The Place of the Skull, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, with Jesus between…

Sermon of January 13, 2013–“Somebody’s Calling My Name”

Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 3:15 As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 3:16 John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the…

Sermon of December 16, 2012–“Worst-Dressed List”

Luke 3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, 2during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah…

Weekly Update–November 16, 2012

Hello Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This past Tuesday we had the Funeral Service for James Karp at Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home and Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  Please keep his family in your prayers.  You can find his obituary here.  Tuesday afternoon was the memorial service at Redstone Highlands for Molly Moose….

Sermon of August 12, 2012–“A Well-balanced Diet”

John 6:35, 41-51 6:35 Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. 6:41 Then the Jews began to complain about him because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.” 6:42 They were…