The Tower and the Fertilizer (Lent 3c, 2013)

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read from St. Luke, chapter thirteen. Why do bad things happen to good people? That’s the question … Continue reading

Always (Advent 3C, Gaudete Sunday 2012)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd Peperkorn Advent 3C (December 16, 2012) Luke 7:18-25 Advent3c-2012 TITLE: “Always” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for today is from the … Continue reading

2012-08-12 – Trinity10 – Sermon: “The Weeping God” – Luke 19.41-48

Our Lord wept over Jerusalem for the destruction that would soon come upon her. For she did not recognize the … Continue reading

2012-07-29 – Trinity8 – Sermon: “Beware of False Prophets” – Matthew 7:15-23

“(Jesus said:) “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves (Matt. 7:15).

2012-07-29 – Trinity8 – Sermon: “Beware of False Prophets” – Matthew 7:15-23

“(Jesus said:) “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves (Matt. 7:15).

2012-07-22 – Trinity7 – Sermon: ” God’s Divine Care For You” – Mark:8.1-9

Having compassion on the weary multitudes, (Jesus) renewed the bounty of Eden on the third day, freey granting an abundance … Continue reading

2012-07-15 – Trinity6 – Sermon: “Our Only Hope Is in Christ’s Righteousness” – Matthew 5:17-26

“Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matt. 5:20).

2012-07-08 – Trinity5 – Sermon: “Don’t Be Afraid, It is God Calling” – Luke 5:1-11

The Lord called fishermen to be fishers of men (Luke 5:1-11). The net they would use is the message of … Continue reading

2012-07-01 – Trinity4 – Sermon: “Jesus Cultivates Mercy in Us” – Luke 6:36-42

“Be merciful, even as your Father also is merciful” (Luke 6:36-42) The old Adam in us wants to condemn and

2012-06-24 – Trinity3 – Sermon: “Jesus Shatters Our Illusions” – Luke 15:1-10

Guest Pastor John-Paul Meyer – “This man receives sinners and eats with them” (Luke 15:2). The Pharisees’ statement of judgment