Sermons by Pastor Jon Saur

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Journey Through the Book of Acts: “Some Scoffed”

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Acts 17:16-34 (NRSV) 16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply distressed to see that the city was full of idols. 17 So he argued in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and also in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there. 18 Also some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers […]

Journey Through The Book of Acts: “Unusual Kindness”

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Acts 28:1-10 (NRSV) 1 After we had reached safety, we then learned that the island was called Malta. 2 The natives showed us unusual kindness. Since it had begun to rain and was cold, they kindled a fire and welcomed all of us around it. 3 Paul had gathered a bundle of brushwood and was […]

“Wait For One Another”

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1 Corinthians 11:33-34 (NRSV)  33 So then, my brothers and sisters, when you come together to eat, wait for one another. 34 If you are hungry, eat at home, so that when you come together, it will not be for your condemnation. About the other things I will give instructions when I come.  

“With Fear and Great Joy”

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Matthew 28:1-10 (NRSV) 1 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 […]

“Come & Take Up The Cross: Jesus Entered The Temple”

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Matthew 21:12-17 (NRSV) 12 Then Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who were selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves. 13 He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer’; […]

“Come & Take Up The Cross: As I Had Mercy On You”

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Matthew 18:21-35 (NRSV) 21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. 23 “For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be […]

“Deny Yourself, Take Up Your Cross And Follow Me”

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Matthew 16:24-28 (NRSV)  24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 25 For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it. 26 For what […]

“Come & Follow: The Will Of My Father”

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Matthew 7:21-23 (NRSV)  21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your […]

“Come & Follow: Do Not Judge”

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Matthew 7:1-5 (NRSV)  1 “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. 2 For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. 3 Why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye, but do not notice the log in your […]