Sermons by Pastor Raasch

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Love is…

Download Life Guide Download Leader’s Life Guide 1. Expected of Believers 2. Embodied in Jesus (1 Corinthians 13)  If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. {2} If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all […]

On the Road to Damascus

Download Life Guide Download Leader’s Life Guide On the Road to Damascus 1. Saul saw the real Jesus 2. Jesus showed Saul his real power (Acts 9:1-19) Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest {2} and asked him for letters to the synagogues in […]

Take and Eat. Take and Drink.

Three Words of Truth “Take and Eat. Take and Drink.” I. Jesus eagerly desires our presence II. Jesus graciously gives us his presents (Matthew 26:26-28) While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” {27} Then he took […]

The Christian’s Quest

Download Life Guide   The Christian’s Quest I. What are you counting on? II. What are you pressing toward? (Philippians 3:7-14) But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. {8} What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my […]

I Am He

Have you ever thought about how often, during his earthly ministry, Jesus didn’t come right out and say who he was? I mean, for example, you think about the conversation that Jesus had with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. Jesus doesn’t open the conversation with, “You know who I am, don’t you?” No, he […]

A Glimpse of Glory

Download Life Guide             Tell me, have you ever gone to a very high place that gave you a breathtaking view of the scenery around you? Maybe you hiked to the south rim of the Grand Canyon or rode an elevator to the top of the Empire State Building or climbed the fire tower at […]

Jesus Is the Fulfillment of Prophecy

Download Life Guide  A quick poll. Have you ever been the victim of some form of identity theft? Maybe you found some fraudulent charges on your credit card statement. Or somebody hacked into the website of your insurance carrier and compromised your personal information or someone tried to open a bank account in your name […]

God Anoints His Chosen One

Download Life Guide    Have you ever had to go through a job interview? It can be a little nerve-wracking, can’t it? Knowing you’re going up against who knows how many other candidates. Knowing that people are going to be judging you on the basis of your resume, your references, your looks, the way you […]

Prepare the Way for the Lord…with Prayer

In our Advent services this year we have been focusing on the three ingredients which Martin Luther said that God uses to grow theologians. Those three ingredients, or three disciplines, if you will, are: meditation, prayer and testing. Or as they are sometimes called by their Latin names: Meditatio, Oratio and Tenatio. (Wait a minute. […]