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Sermons on Matthew

love is service and sacrifice. sermon by Rev. Greg Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Love Service Sacrifice | Sermon for February 16, 2020

Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany Rev. Gregory Mech | February 16, 2020 | Sunday Morning | 8:00 am | Immanuel Lutheran Church – Joplin, MO In the end, true sacrifice breeds real love. Love is service, and there’s no finer example of it than our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Pastor Mech, from today’s sermon Divine Service, Setting Three Hymn With the Lord Begin Your Task Hymn 869 Invocation, Confession and Absolution Introit Psalm 98:2, 7-9 The…
righteous branch. something better someone better. advent sermon. rev gregory mech. immanuel lutheran church joplin missouri. lcms.

Something Better Someone Better | Sermon for December 8, 2019

Sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent Rev. Gregory Mech | December 8, 2019 | Sunday Morning | 8:00 am | Immanuel Lutheran Church – Joplin, MO The worst that humanity can do will not overcome the promise that God has given. Pastor Mech, from today’s sermon Divine Service, Setting Four ♫ HYMN OF INVOCATION   Hark the Glad Sound Hymn 349 INVOCATION, CONFESSION AND ABSOLUTION page 203 INTROIT In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD; Make straight…
Behold The Man! Lent 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri.

A God Who Hungers

Sermon for Ash Wednesday Rev. Gregory Mech | March 6, 2019 | Wednesday Lenten Service | 4:00 pm | Immanuel Lutheran Church – Joplin, MO A God Who Hungers “Behold the man!” was Pontius Pilate’s short, yet most profound, sermon. Our endeavor this Lententide and Easter Sunday is to behold the man, God in human flesh, Jesus. Each time together, we are meditating on and proclaiming His real, bodily suffering and death as well as His physical resurrection. He knew…
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The Power of God for Salvation

POWERwalk Sermon Rev. Greg Mech | February 24, 2018 | Saturday Night Service | 6:00 pm The Power of God for Salvation, to Everyone Who Believes based on Matthew 25-28 and Romans 1 Song — I Am a Pilgrim Pastor: “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith…
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Fulfilment

POWERwalk Sermon Rev. Greg Mech | January 27, 2018 | Saturday Night Service | 6:00 pm “Fulfilment” based on The Gospel of Matthew, Chapters 5-9 and The Beattitudes “Do not think I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfil them.” Matthew 5:17 Songs Come Thou Fount; Precious Lord Take My Hand Matthew 5:3-12 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 9:18-19…
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Hearing Voices

POWERwalk Sermon Rev. Greg Mech | January 20, 2018 | Saturday Night Service | 6:00 pm “Hearing Voices” based on The Gospel of Matthew, Chapters 1-4 Song “Creation Sings the Father’s Song” Pastor: In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. People: Amen. Pastor: By God’s grace He has revealed to us through the inspired writings of a former tax collector that the Lord our God cares for His people and wants to…