CHRIST THE KING

CHRIST THE KING

First Lutheran Church 11-25-2018 CHRIST THE KING Text: John 18:33-37 THE PARADOX OF CHRIST THE KING This is the last Sunday of the Church Year. It is called Christ the King Sunday. On this day we find Jesus facing a trial before Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of...

THE SIGNS OF JESUS

First Lutheran Church 07-22-2018 NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST Text: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 THE SIGNS OF JESUS Miracles were not a big deal for Jesus. Jesus was very very reluctant to perform a miracle. In fact, Jesus didn’t even call them miracles. He called them...

RSVP

First Lutheran Church 10-15-2017 NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST Text: Matthew 22:1-14 RSVP By the Rev. Richard Elliott The word “gospel” means “good news.”  How can our parable this morning possibly be called “good news?”  “The Gospel, ‘the Good News’ of the Lord.”...

The Lamb and the World

The Rev. Richard Elliott First Lutheran Church-San Diego January 15, 2017 Second Sunday after the Epiphany John 1:29-42 “The Lamb and the World” John the Baptist has been our constant companion on our journey through Advent and into Epiphany. First, it was...

We Will Survive

The Rev. Larry Koger First Lutheran Church-San Diego November 13, 2016 Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 21:5-19 “We Will Survive” November has been an interesting month. Following a drought of 108 years, the Cubs won the World Series. The hot Santa...

Looking Up and Out

The Rev. Larry Koger First Lutheran Church-San Diego September 25, 2016 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Luke 16:19-31 “Looking Up and Out” Let’s get straight to the parable today. We have a story of two men – one wealthy, who lives in luxury and has...