Sermons by Pastor Raasch

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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. […]

Live with Jesus as Your King!

Download Life Guide  Today I’d like to begin with a quiz. Can anybody identify this man? Raise your hand if you can tell me who this is. Let me give you a hint.  His name is Bhomibol Adulyadej (pronounced Pooh me pon Ah doon yah day).  Still don’t know who it is? Don’t feel bad. […]

This Is BIG

Download Life Guide    Every so often, sometimes once or twice in a lifetime, a person gets to be a part of something really big. Something that kind of lifts our sights above the ordinary routine of life. Something that allows us to somehow serve a greater good. Something that we could not do by […]

Bring Salvation to the Ends of the Earth

Download Life Guide  The year was 1986. The place, Mequon Wisconsin. The event, call day at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. My bride-to-be and I sat in the auditorium waiting to hear where in the world I would be assigned to begin my career in the Pastoral Ministry. As you might expect, there were some nervous jitters. […]

There Was a War in Heaven

Download Life Guide  Tell me, have you ever thought about how your life today has been impacted by wars that were fought hundreds or even thousands of years ago? Do you realize how different your life would be if just one or two military battles somewhere in history had gone a different way? For example, […]