RLC Sermon Texts

2024-07-14 - Pentecost 8 - O My People, Hear My Teaching

2024-07-07 - Pentecost 7 - Jesus Was Amazed at Their Lack of Faith

2024-06-30 - Pentecost 6 - Guard the Good Deposit That Was Entrusted to You

2024-06-23 - Pentecost 5 - Every Word of God is Flawless

2024-06-16 - Pentecost 4 - We Know That We Have a Heavenly Dwelling

2024-06-09 - Pentecost 3 - Blessed Are Those Who Have Part in the First Resurrection

2024-06-02 - Pentecost 2 - God Made Us Alive With Christ

2024-05-19 - Pentecost - I Will Put My Spirit in You and You Will Live

2024-05-12 - Ascension - Our Ascended Lord Still Looks Out For Us

2024-05-05 - Easter 6 - We Are Called Christians For a Reason

2024-04-28 - Easter 5 - We Will Respond to the Easter Message

2024-04-21 - Easter 4 - The Good Shepherd Leads Me Day By Day

2024-04-07 - Easter 2 - It Is Faith in Jesus' Name That Gives Complete Healing

2024-03-31 - Easter - Jesus' Words of Resurrection

2024-03-28 - Maundy Thursday - Consider Jesus' Words of Remembrance

2024-03-24 - Palm Sunday - See, Your King Comes to You!

2024-03-17 - Lent 5 - The Lord Has Made a New Covenant With Us

2024-03-13 - Midweek Lent V - Remember the Words of Jesus - His Word of Promise

2024-03-10 - Festival of Friendship - God Desires Faith

2024-03-03 - Lent 3 - We Preach Christ Crucified

2024-02-28 - Midweek Lent III - Remember the Words of Jesus - His Words of Determination

2024-02-25 - Lent 2 - Surely the Lord Is in This Place

2024-02-18 - Lent 1 - The Lord Does Put Our Faith to the Test

2024-02-14 - Ash Wednesday - Remember the Words of Jesus - His Words of Peace

2024-02-11 - Transfiguration - Jesus' Light Shines in Our Hearts

2024-02-04 - Epiphany 5 - We Are Compelled to Preach the Gospel

2024-01-28 - Epiphany 4 - Love Seeks to Serve Our Neighbor

2024-01-21 - Epiphany 3 - Live With Undivided Devotion to the Lord

2024-01-14 - Epiphany 2 - With You I Am Well Pleased

2024-01-07 - Epiphany - God Makes Known His Glorious Riches in Christ

2023-12-31 - Christmas 1 - Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You Richly

2023-12-24 - Advent 4 - May It Be As You Have Said

2023-12-17 - Advent 3 - Proclaim the Year of the Lord's Favor

2023-12-10 - Advent 2 - God Wants Everyone to Come to Repentance

2023-12-03 - Advent 1 - Our King is Coming to Save Us!

2023-11-26 - Christ the King - In Christ, All will be Made Alive

2023-11-23 - Thanksgiving - Let Us Always Come Before God With Thanksgiving

2023-11-19 - Saints Triumphant - Encourage Each Other With These Words

2023-11-12 - Last Judgment - Books will be Opened on Judgment Day

2023-11-05 - Reformation - Stand Firm in the Faith

2023-10-29 - Pentecost 22 - Our God is the God of All History

2023-10-22 - Pentecost 21 - Let Us Rejoice in God's Salvation

2023-10-15 - Pentecost 20 - Be a Faithful Tenant in the Lord's Vineyard

2023-10-08 - Pentecost 19 - Something Which Cannot Wait Until Tomorrow

2023-10-01 - Pentecost 18 - A Time to Plan

2023-09-24 - Pentecost 17 - Don't Just Live for the Moment, Live for Eternity

2023-09-17 - Pentecost 16 - Choose For Yourselves This Day Whom You Will Serve

2023-09-10 - Pentecost 15 - The Lord Restores Us That We May Serve Him

2023-09-03 - Pentecost 14 - Our God is Amazing!

2023-08-20 - Pentecost 13 - My House Will Be Called a House of Prayer

2023-08-20 - Pentecost 12 - You Need Only Be Still

2023-08-13 - Pentecost 11 - Gratefully Receive God's Gifts

2023-08-06 - Pentecost 10 - Heaven is a Valuable Treasure

2023-07-30 - Pentecost 9 - The Spirit Intercedes for Us

2023-07-23 - Pentecost 8 - What Finally Comes of Men's Hearing the Word of Salvation?

2023-07-09 - Pentecost 6 - Do Not Love the World

2023-07-02 - Pentecost 5 - The Lord Preserves the Faithful

2023-06-25 - Pentecost 4 - The Lord Carries Us on Eagles' Wings

2023-06-18 - Pentecost 3 - They Will Seek My Face

2023-06-11 - Pentecost 2 - Listen Only to What the Lord Says

2023-06-04 - Pentecost 1 - Holy Trinity - Our Triune God Grants Us His Blessings

2023-05-28 - Pentecost - Do Not Take Your Holy Spirit From Me

2023-05-21 - Ascension - Set Your Hearts on Things Above

2023-05-14 - Easter 6 - Be Ready to Answer

2023-05-07 - Easter 5 - We are a Chosen People, Belonging to God

2023-04-30 - Easter 4 - Return to the Shepherd of Your Soul

2023-04-23 - Easter 3 - Live Your Life in Reverent Fear

2023-04-16 - Easter 2 - We Have a Living Hope Through the Resurrection

2023-04-09 - Easter - What Wondrous Love - When Taking Back His Life

2023-04-07 - Good Friday - What Wondrous Love - In Giving Up His Life

2023-04-06 - Maundy Thursday - What Wondrous Love - When Giving His Body and Blood

2023-04-02 - Palm Sunday - We Will Want the Same Attitude as Jesus

2023-03-26 - Lent 5 - The Sons of God are Led by the Holy Spirit

2023-03-19 - Lent 4 - Our Savior Calls Us to Selfless Service

2023-03-12 - Lent 3 - Live as Children of the Light

2023-03-08 - Midweek Lent III - What Wondrous Love - Before the Sanhedrin

2023-03-05 - Lent 2 - Sir, Give Me This Water

2023-02-26 - Festival of Friendship - The Gift is Not Like the Trespass

2023-02-22 - Ash Wednesday - What Wondrous Love - In the Upper Room

2023-02-19 - Transfiguration - We Have an Eyewitness Account of Jesus

2023-02-12 - Epiphany 6 - Worship God with a True Heart

2023-02-05 - Epiphany 5 - Our Christianity Sets Us Apart in this World

2023-01-29 - Epiphany 4 - What Does the Lord Require of Us?

2023-01-22 - Epiphany 3 - Be Perfectly United in Mind and Thought

2023-01-15 - Epiphany 1 - Baptism of Our Lord - Jesus is God's Own Son

2023-01-08 - Epiphany - The People Living in Darkness See a Great Light

2023-01-01 - New Year's Day - The Child's Name is Jesus


2022-12-31 - New Year's Eve - Take Refuge in the Eternal God

2022-12-25 - Christmas Day - We Have Seen God's Glory

2022-12-18 - Advent 4 - Call His Name Immanuel

2022-12-11 - Advent 3 - Things are Not Always the Way They Seem

2022-12-04 - Advent 2 - His Kingdom is Worth Waiting For

2022-11-27 - Advent 1 - The Day of Salvation is Drawing Near!

2022-11-23 - Thanksgiving - Every Good and Perfect Gift is From Above

2022-11-20 - Christ the King - Jesus is the King of All

2022-11-13 - Saints Triumphant - Look Forward to Our Eternal Home

2022-11-06 - Last Judgment - We Need Not Fear the Coming Wrath

2022-10-23 - Pentecost 20 - Why Do You Tolerate Wrong?

2022-10-16 - Pentecost 19 - Lasting Wealth Is Found in Jesus

2022-10-09 - Pentecost 18 - You Cannot Serve Both God and Money

2022-10-02 - Christian Education Sunday - What a Gift!

2022-09-25 - Thanksgiving/Dedication Service - Let Us Sing for Joy to the Lord!

2022-09-18 - Pentecost 15 - Reflect the Spirit of Christ

2022-09-11 - Pentecost 14 - Make Every Effort to Enter Through the Narrow Door

2022-09-04 - Pentecost 13 - Truth About Jesus Causes Divisions

2022-08-28 - Pentecost 12 - God's Promises Are Our Greatest Treasure

2022-08-21 - Pentecost 11 - Be On Your Guard Against Greed

2022-08-14 - Pentecost 10 - Pray Earnestly

2022-08-07 - Pentecost 9 - Listen With a Trusting Heart

2022-07-31 - Pentecost 8 - Show Brotherly Love

2022-07-24 - Pentecost 7 - Carry Each Other's Burdens

2022-07-17 - Pentecost 6 - The Lord Helps Us Deal With Discouragement

2022-07-10 - Pentecost 5 - Is Faithfulness Worth the Trouble It Brings?

2022-07-03 - Pentecost 4 - We Are to Listen When the Lord Speaks

2022-06-26 - Pentecost 3 - Christ Be Exalted in His Body

2022-06-19 - Pentecost 2 - Faith Takes God at His Word

2022-06-12 - Pentecost 1 - Holy Trinity - The Holy Spirit Would Guide Them into All Truth

2022-06-05 - Pentecost - The Lords Promises to Put His Spirit in Us

2022-05-29 - Ascension - There Is No God Like Ours

2022-05-22 - Easter 6 - Those Who Are With Us Are More Than Those Who Are With Them

2022-05-08 - Easter 4 - Jesus Will Be Our Shepherd

2022-05-01 - Easter 3 - Worthy is the Lamb, Who was Slain

2022-04-24 - Easter 2 - Stop Doubting and Believe!

2022-04-17 - Easter - The Resurrection is the Heart of Christianity

2022-04-14 - Maundy Thursday - Loving Heart of Jesus

2022-04-10 - Palm Sunday - Hearts Instead of Stones

2022-04-03 - Lent 5 - The People I Formed Proclaim My Praise

2022-03-30 - Midweek Lent V - A Heart That Crumbled

2022-03-27 - Lent 4 - The Spirit of God Lives in Us

2022-03-20 - Lent 3 - God is Faithful

2022-03-13 - Lent 2 - Stand Firm in the Lord

2022-03-06 - Lent 1 - Let Us Hold Firmly to the Faith We Profess

2022-03-02 - Ash Wednesday - Depraved Hearts of the Elders

2022-02-27 - Transfiguration - Let Us Reflect the Lord's Glory

2022-02-20 - Epiphany 7 - Be Merciful, As Your Father is Merciful

2022-02-13 - Epiphany 6 - Your Reward is Great in Heaven

2022-02-06 - Epiphany 5 - God Cleanses Us for His Service

2022-01-30 - Epiphany 4 - Preach the Word

2022-01-23 - Epiphany 3 - Our Savior Comes to Preach the Good News

2022-01-16 - Epiphany 2 - Know That the Lord is God

2022-01-09 - Epiphany 1 - Jesus Is the Promised Christ

2022-01-02 - Epiphany - God Makes Known His Glorious Riches in Christ


2021-12-31 - New Year's Eve - Don't Die Like Flies!

2021-12-26 - Christmas 1 - Jesus Is Not Ashamed to Call Us His Brother

2021-12-25 - Christmas Day - Let's Go with the Shepherds to Bethlehem

2021-12-19 - Advent 4 - The Lord Has Done Great Things for Me

2021-12-12 - Advent 3 - The Lord's Coming Causes Us to Rejoice

2021-12-05 - Stewardship Sunday - A God-Lived Life - A Life Lived Shrewdly

2021-11-28 - Advent 1 - The Lord Our Righteousness Will Appear

2021-11-24 - Thanksgiving - Sing a Joyful Song to the Lord

2021-11-21 - Christ the King Sunday - Christ the King

2021-11-14 - Stewardship Sunday - A God-Lived Life - Eating With Sinners

2021-11-07 - Last Judgment - We are Sure of Eternal Life

2021-10-31 - Reformation - Watch Out That No One Deceives You

2021-10-24 - Pentecost 22 - Jesus Paid the Ransom Price to Set Us Free

2021-10-17 - Pentecost 21 - It is Hard to Enter the Kingdom of God

2021-10-10 - Stewardship Sunday - A God-Lived Life - Jesus Makes Us Loving Neighbors

2021-10-03 - Pentecost 19 - Don't Be Double-Minded

2021-09-26 - Pentecost 18 - True Greatness Comes From Service

2021-09-19 - Pentecost 17 - Take a Stand for our Savior

2021-09-12 - Stewardship Sunday - A God-Lived Life

2021-09-05 - Pentecost 15 - Uncleaness Comes From Within

2021-08-29 - Pentecost 14 - Choose This Day Whom You Will Serve

2021-08-22 - Pentecost 13 - Be Careful How You Live

2021-08-15 - Pentecost 12 - Be Imitators of God

2021-08-08 - Pentecost 11 - Savior, the True Bread from Heaven

2021-08-01 - Pentecost 10 - Jesus is Not Just a Bread King

2021-07-25 - Pentecost 9 - Bestow Care on My Flock

2021-07-18 - Pentecost 8 - Share the Word of God

2021-07-11 - Pentecost 7 - This is What the Sovereign Lord Says

2021-07-04 - Pentecost 6 - The Lord Has Taken Away Your Sin

2021-06-27 - Pentecost 5 - Where Were You When I Laid the Earth's Foundation?

2021-06-20 - Pentecost 4 - God's Word is Powerful

2021-06-13 - Pentecost 3 - Where Are You?

2021-06-06 - Pentecost 2 (Festival of Friendship) - God Gives Us the Best Definition of Love

2021-05-23 - Pentecost - Be Filled With the Holy Spirit

2021-05-16 - Ascension - Rejoice in What Jesus' Ascension Means For Us

2021-05-09 - Easter 6 - Remain in Jesus' Love

2021-05-02 - Easter 5 - Stay Connected to Jesus

2021-04-25 - Easter 4 - Our Good Shepherd Cares for His Sheep

2021-04-18 - Easter 3 - Salvation is Found in No One Else

2021-04-11 - Easter 2 - Believe that Jesus is the Son of God

2021-04-04 - Easter - Why Do You Look For the Living Among the Dead?

2021-04-01 - Maundy Thursday - He Established a New Convenant

2021-03-28 - Palm Sunday - Blessed is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord

2021-03-24 - Midweek Lent VI - If Men Do These Things When the Tree is Green, What Will Happen When It Is Dry?

2021-03-21 - Lent 5 - Father, Glorify Your Name!

2021-03-17 - Midweek Lent V - What Is Truth?

2021-03-14 - Lent 4 - All Who Believe in Jesus Shall Be Saved

2021-03-10 - Midweek Lent IV - Surely You Are Not Another of This Man's Disciples?

2021-03-07 - Lent 3 - We Need a Zeal for God's House!

2021-03-03 - Midweek Lent III - Shall I Not Drink the Cup the Father Has Given Me?

2021-02-28 - Lent 2 - Take Up Our Cross and Follow Jesus

2021-02-24 - Midweek Lent II - Who Is It You Want?

2021-02-21 - Lent 1 - Nothing Can Separate Us From the Love of God that is in Christ Jesus

2021-02-17 - Ash Wednesday - Could You Not Keep Watch With Me One Hour?

2021-02-14 - Transfiguration - Lord, it is Good for Us to Be Here!

2021-01-31 - Epiphany 4 - Jesus Teaches With Authority

2021-01-24 - Epiphany 3 - We Are to Follow Jesus

2021-01-17 - Epiphany 2 - Speak, Lord, Your Servant is Listening

2021-01-10 - Epiphany 1 - See the Power of God

2021-01-03 - Epiphany - Gain Insight Into the Mystery of Christ


2020-12-31 - New Year's Eve - God Works for Our Good in All Things

2020-12-27 - Christmas 1 - Lord, Dismiss Your Servant in Peace

2020-12-25 - Christmas Day - God Speaks to Us by His Son

2020-12-20 - Advent 4 - May It Be As You Have Said

2020-12-13 - Advent 3 - I Delight Greatly in the Lord

2020-12-06 - Advent 2 - Prepare the Way for the Lord

2020-11-29 - Advent 1 - Be Alert!

2020-11-25 - Thanksgiving - Don't Forget to Say Thank You

2020-11-22 - Christ the King - Jesus Truly Is Our King!

2020-11-15 - Saints Triumphant - Lord, Keep Us Watchful for Our Triumph!

2020-11-08 - Last Judgment - Living For the Day Leads to Living In the Day

2020-11-01 - Reformation - Stand Firm in the Freedom of Christ's Gospel

2020-10-25 - Pentecost 21 - You Too Can Learn the Secret of Being Content

2020-10-18 - Pentecost 20 - Let Us Live Up to What We Have Already Attained

2020-10-11 - Pentecost 19 (Mission Festival) - Go and Work

2020-10-04 - Pentecost 18 - Love, As God has Loved Us

2020-09-27 - Pentecost 17 - Forgive the Sins Committed Against You

2020-09-20 - Pentecost 16 - We Have the Continuing Debt to Love One Another

2020-09-13 - Pentecost 15 - Take Up Our Cross to Follow Him

2020-09-06 - Pentecost 14 - I Am the Lord

2020-08-30 - Pentecost 13 - Woman, You Have Great Faith

2020-08-23 - Pentecost 12 - Why Did You Doubt?

2020-08-16 - Pentecost 11 - Jesus Has a Deal For You

2020-08-02 - Pentecost 9 - Jesus Places His Children In This World

2020-07-26 - Pentecost 8 - God's Word is Effective

2020-07-19 - Pentecost 7 - Come to Me

2020-07-12 - Pentecost 6 - Christians Will Live a New Life

2020-07-05 - Pentecost 5 - God is Calling Our Nation to Repentance

2020-06-21 - Pentecost 3 - Jesus Helps the Undeserving

2020-05-31 - Pentecost - Jesus Pours Out His Spirit On All People

2020-05-24 - Ascension - May the Eyes of Your Heart Be Enlightened

2020-05-17 - Easter 6 - The One Who Loves Me Will Obey My Commands

2020-05-10 - Easter 5 - God Will Not Forget Us

2020-04-19 - Easter 2 - Jesus Brings Us True Peace

2020-04-12 - Easter - Learn of Jesus to Rise

2020-04-09 - Maundy Thursday - The Lord is Gracious and Compassionate

2020-04-05 - Palm Sunday - Hosanna to the Son of David!

2020-04-01 - Midweek Lent VI - Let Us Learn of Him to Forgive

2020-03-29 - Lent 5 - Do You Believe This?

2020-03-25 - Midweek Lent V - Let Us Learn of Him to Bear the Cross