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1-1-23 Circumcision and Name of Jesus

Bible Text: Luke 2:21 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | Series: Christmas 2022 | Names are supposed to mean something and in the Bible they actually do. Today people pick names for their children because they like how they sound or because it’s a family name or because it’s a

January 1, 2023
Names are supposed to mean something and in the Bible they actually do. Today people pick names for their children because they like how they sound or because it’s a…

12-25-22 Christmas Day

Bible Text: John 1:1-14 | Preacher: Pastor Andrew Richard | Series: Christmas 2022 | Glory to God in the highest, who made Himself lowest and for us men and for our salvation took the form of a slave! The Lord has fulfilled His ancient promise. The Seed of the woman

December 25, 2022
Glory to God in the highest, who made Himself lowest and for us men and for our salvation took the form of a slave! The Lord has fulfilled His ancient…

12-24-22 Christmas Eve

Bible Text: Luke 2:1-20 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | Series: Christmas 2022 | And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. The year was 2BC. That’s two years before Christ, which is ironic, that

December 24, 2022
And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. The year was 2BC. That’s two years…

12-15-22 Why Do We Sing? (MHLS Advent Service)

Bible Text: Isaiah 12:1-6, Colossians 3:12-17, Luke 2:8-14 | Preacher: Pastor Andrew Richard | Series: Advent 2022 | Why do we sing? We have heard some beautiful song this evening, and we’ve done some singing ourselves. Why do it? Why sing? We could justify singing right away from the beauty

December 15, 2022
Why do we sing? We have heard some beautiful song this evening, and we’ve done some singing ourselves. Why do it? Why sing? We could justify singing right away from…

12-11-22 Gaudete

Bible Text: Matthew 11:2-11 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | Series: Advent 2022 | It’s amazing that John the Baptist has any disciples at all at this point. He’s done his best to get rid of them. James and John, Andrew, many others, left John to follow Jesus. John told

December 11, 2022
It’s amazing that John the Baptist has any disciples at all at this point. He’s done his best to get rid of them. James and John, Andrew, many others, left…

12-7-22 Advent Midweek 2

Bible Text: Luke 1:26-38 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | Series: Advent 2022 | The virgin Mary may at first sight seem like a strange candidate to put before you tonight as the model of Christian courage. Maybe a model of humility, of faith, of purity, but how is she

December 7, 2022
The virgin Mary may at first sight seem like a strange candidate to put before you tonight as the model of Christian courage. Maybe a model of humility, of faith,…

12-4-22 Populus Zion

Bible Text: Luke 21:25-36 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | Series: Advent 2022 | “Straighten up and raise your heads,” Jesus says. This is the posture of the confident, of the triumphant and the joyful. When all these horrible things are happening around you – distress of nations, people fainting

December 4, 2022
“Straighten up and raise your heads,” Jesus says. This is the posture of the confident, of the triumphant and the joyful. When all these horrible things are happening around you…

11-30-22 Advent Midweek 1

Bible Text: Luke 1:5-25 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | This Advent series we’ll be focusing on three virtues that we especially need as we look forward to the coming of the Lord Jesus. Patience, Courage, and Joy. But before we talk about virtues at all, we need first to

November 30, 2022
This Advent series we’ll be focusing on three virtues that we especially need as we look forward to the coming of the Lord Jesus. Patience, Courage, and Joy. But before…

11-27-22 Ad Te Levavi

Bible Text: Matthew 21:1-9 | Preacher: Pastor Andrew Richard | Series: Advent 2022 | “Behold, your King is coming to you.” Today is the First Sunday in Advent and a new Church Year begins. The old has passed, and Jesus still comes, ushering in another year of grace. Of this

November 27, 2022
“Behold, your King is coming to you.” Today is the First Sunday in Advent and a new Church Year begins. The old has passed, and Jesus still comes, ushering in…

11-20-22 Last Sunday

Bible Text: Matthew 25:1-46 | Preacher: Pastor Christian Preus | Series: Trinity 2022 | We just heard three parables from Jesus, all with the same theme, that He will return and He will judge the living and the dead, and He wants us to look forward to that day, to

November 20, 2022
We just heard three parables from Jesus, all with the same theme, that He will return and He will judge the living and the dead, and He wants us to…
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