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Losing your life

What exactly does Jesus mean when he asks, “You need to lose your life to find it?” During June 28, 2020’s sermon, Pr. Mark Rosenau discusses the trials and tribulations Jesus’ early followers faced as they ministered to the people. It’s a message of hope that resonates today in our world of sin.     

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Grace God freely gives

The sermon on June 14, 2020 focuses on God’s goodness and love for the Israelites in the Old Testament that continues for all of us today. God’s grace is given freely regardless of whether we are deserving of it. It also points us back to Jesus who remains faithful to forgive. Let’s celebrate and share with others about the goodness and love of God. 

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Lesson on sparrows

Happy Father’s Day! In June 21, 2020’s sermon, Jesus uses simple examples found in nature to teach deep lessons about faith and trust. Pastor Mark Rosenau talks about the example of sparrows Jesus uses, a bird with little value, to educate us on how God values us. 

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A living and lively hope

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, the Rev. Rosenau compares the COVID-19 trials of today to what the early Christians were facing after Jesus ascended into Heaven. They were facing persecution, insults and suffering, not to mention feelings of anger, anxiety and uncertainty. Peter sought to provide hope to these Christians by writing them these words, “Humble yourselves under God’s mighty hand that he may lift you up in due time.” (1 Peter 5)  

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Have no fear, little flock

The dictionary defines fear as an uncomfortable feeling in response to perceived dangers, real or imagined. In today’s uncertain time of COVID-19, are you able to discern your fears? Then what do you do with them? Possibly we should take heed from the song “Have No Fear Little Flock” and take heart that “the Father has chosen to give you the kingdom. Have no fear little flock.”

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