Season of Epiphany

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…
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On Eagles’ Wings

SERMON FOR The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany Jason Glaskey, DCE | February 4, 2018 | Sunday Morning | 8:00 am (This sermon was originally written and preached by Rev. Greg Mech in 2012.) but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;     they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary;     they shall walk and not faint. –Isaiah 40:31 People in the ancient Near East often used birds to make a point. In Ex.19 Yahweh tells Moses: “You…
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Jesus Is The Same

Sermon for National Lutheran Schools Week Rev. Greg Mech | January 28, 2018 | Sunday Morning | 8:00 am Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. -Hebrews 13:8 The families of Immanuel have been celebrating God’s goodness to Martin Luther School all week long! Sunday’s worship service focused on the theme for National Lutheran Schools Week, “It’s Still All About Jesus.” More than 100 local families are touched by the ministry of MLS every day. Learn about what…
Jonah and the Whale

Life Sunday

Sermon for The Third Sunday After Epiphany – “Life Sunday” Rev. Greg Mech | January 21, 2018 | Sunday Service | 8:00 am God’s Love Comes Big Enough to Make Every Life Matter. Jonah Goes to Nineveh 3 Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you.” 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly…
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January 14, 2018

Sermon for The Second Sunday after Epiphany Rev. Greg Mech | Sunday Service | January 14, 2018 | 8:00 am Jesus Calls Philip and Nathanael 43 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” 44 Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 45 Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus…
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January 7, 2018

Sermon for The Baptism of Our Lord Rev. Greg Mech | Sunday Service | January 7, 2018 | 8:00 am 4 John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.6 Now John was clothed with camel’s hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey. 7 And he preached, saying, “After me comes he…