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…

Weekly Message–March 15, 2013

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This Sunday Bill Dulaney will be preaching and his message is “The Main Thing.” The Cluster Choir will practice on Sunday from 2-4, for Wednesday the 20th of March. Next Week: Choir is Monday Night. Tuesday is Bible Study at 10 a.m. Wednesday is the last of…

Sermon of January 20th, 2013–“Spiritual Struggles”

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 12Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2You know that when you were pagans, you were enticed and led astray to idols that could not speak. 3Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God ever says “Let Jesus be…

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…

Weekly Update–January 17, 2013

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This weekend is worship at 10:15 a.m.  Our theme is taken from Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, Chapter 12:1-11.  The sermon title is “Spiritual Struggles.”  I hope you will come to worship to hear about the ways in which you can respond to the Spirit of…

Weekly Update–January 4, 2013

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, I hope you are all having a good new year and getting back into the swing of things after the holidays. The 12 Days of Christmas ends this Sunday, January 6th, with Epiphany Sunday. Epiphany Sunday recalls the arrival of the Wise Men to worship the new born…

Sermon of December 30–“God’s Mileage Marker”

Luke 2:41-52 41 Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. 43 When the festival was ended and they started to return, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did…

Weekly Update–December 21, 2012

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, First off this morning, I want to thank everyone for your enthusiastic support (financial and otherwise) of the recent Christmas letter that we sent out.  I want you to know that we are working very hard here in the office and on consistory to be faithful stewards of…

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–December 13, 2012

Hello Friends of Emmanuel Reformed Church, Christmastime is almost here and we are counting down the days to remembering our Lord’s birth! On Saturday, December 15th, we will gather at the church at 10:30 a.m. to go Christmas Caroling to our retirement home members and shut ins.  We should be out no more than 2…

Sermon of December 9, 2012–“Reading the Introduction”

Luke 1:68-79 68“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has looked favorably on his people and redeemed them. 69He has raised up a mighty savior for us in the house of his servant David, 70as he spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from of old, 71that we would be saved from our enemies and…