Sermons

Week after week, Pastor Johnsen brings his special touch to the sermons we hear, sermons rooted in the readings of the week and the Gospel of the day. We are providing these messages here on our website as an extension of our ministry: we hope you will enjoy them and find inspiration and spiritual refreshment by listening to them!


Sun June 18th 2017 // Something Worth Proclaiming (Listen here)
Exodus 19:2-8a, Psalm 100, Romans 5:1-8, Matthew 9:35-10:8, (9-23)


Sun June 11th 2017 // Father, Son, Holy Spirit (Listen here)
Genesis 1:1-2:4a. Psalm 8, 2 Corinthians 13:11-13, Matthew 28:16-20


Sun June 4th 2017 // Spirit of Courage, embolden us! (Listen here)
Acts 2:1-21Psalm 104:24-34, 35b, 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13John 20:19-23


Sun May 21st 2017 // Popularity or Truth? (Listen here)
Acts 17:22-31, Psalm 66:8-20, 1 Peter 3:13-22, John 14:15-21


Sun May 14th 2017 // God Hidden in Plain Sight (Listen here)
Acts 7:55-60, Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16, 1 Peter 2:2-10, John 14:1-14


Sun May 7th 2017 // Shepherd and sheeps (Listen here)
Acts 2:42-47, Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:19-25, John 10:1-10


Sun April 30th 2017 // Find Jesus in the Word and Sacrament (Listen here)
Acts 2:14a, 36-41, Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19, 1 Peter 1:17-23, Luke 24:13-35


Sun April 16th 2017 // Do not be afraid… be very afraid (Listen here)
Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24, John 20:1-18, Matthew 28:1-10


Sun April 9th 2017 // Servants and Masters
Isaiah 50:4-9aPsalm 31:9-16Philippians 2:5-11Matthew 26:14-27:66Matthew 27:11-54


Sun April 2nd 2017 // Dry Bones, Dead Heart (Listen here)
Ezekiel 37:1-14, Psalm 130, Romans 8:6-11, John 11:1-45


Sun March 26th 2017 // None as blind as those who will not see (Listen here)
1 Samuel 16:1-13, Psalm 23, Ephesians 5:8-14, John 9:1-41


Sun March 19th 2017 // The lost found hope at the well (Listen here)
Exodus 17:1-7, Psalm 95, Romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42


Sun March 12th 2017 // Walking from Darkness to Light (Listen here)
Genesis 12:1-4a, Psalm 121, Romans 4:1-5, 13-17, John 3:1-17


Sun March 5th 2017 // Satan, the first theologian? (Listen here)
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7, Psalm 32, Romans 5:12-19, Matthew 4:1-11


Sun Feb 26th 2017 // Transfigured by Baptism (Listen here)
Exodus 24:12-18, Psalm 2, 2 Peter 1:16-21, Matthew 17:1-9


Sun Feb 12th 2017 // The Law is intense (Listen here)
Deuteronomy 30:15-20Psalm 119:1-8, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Matthew 5:21-37


Sun Feb 5th 2017 // Stay Salty, my friends! (Listen here)
Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12), Psalm 112:1-9 (10), 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16), Matthew 5:13-20


Sun Jan 29nd 2017 // Of Blessings (Listen here)
Micah 6:1-8, Psalm 15, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12


Sun Jan 22nd 2017 // Thy Kingdom Come
Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27:1, 4-9, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23


Sun Jan 15th 2017 // Here is the Lamb of God (Listen here)
Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40:1-11, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, John 1:29-42


Sun Jan 8th 2017 // Humble and Powerful Leader (Listen here)
Isaiah 42:1-9Psalm 29Acts 10:34-43Matthew 3:13-17


Sun Dec 11th 2017 // Strong like a Carpenter (Listen here)
Isaiah 35:1-10, Psalm 146:5-10James 5:7-10, Matthew 11:2-11


Sun Dec 4th 2016 // Be the Outsider (Listen here)
Isaiah 11:1-10, Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19, Romans 15:4-13, Matthew 3:1-12


Sun Nov 27th 2016 // Advent / Adventure (Listen here)
Isaiah 2:1-5, Psalm 122, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44


Sun Nov 20th 2016 // Remembered, Known, Loved (Listen here)
Jeremiah 23:1-6, Psalm 46, Colossians 1:11-20, Luke 23:33-43


Sun Nov 13th 2016 // Monkeys Grabbing Nuts (Listen here)
Malachi 4:1-2a, Psalm 98, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Luke 21:5-19


Sun Nov 6th 2016 // Who Will Best Serve? (Listen here)
Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18, Psalm 149, Ephesians 1:11-23, Luke 6:20-31


Sun Oct 30th 2016 // Have I Got a Deal for You (Listen here)
Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 46, Romans 3:19-28, John 8:31-36


Sun Oct 23rd 2016 // Repentance: more than Apologies (Listen here)
Sirach 35:12-17, Psalm 84:1-7, 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18, Luke 18:9-14


Sun Oct 16th 2016 // Cry out to Jesus for God’s Justice (Listen here)
Genesis 32:22-31;Psalm 121;2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8


Sun Sept 25th 2016 // Are We Spiritually Blind? (Listen here)
Amos 6:1a, 4-7; Psalm 146; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31


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