Sermons – Trinity Lutheran Church of Vancouver Washington
By Trinity Lutheran Church of Vancouver Washington
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Weekly sermons from Trinity Lutheran Church located in the Lincoln Neighborhood of Vancouver, WA - USA. TLC is a member of the ELCA.
||CleanCrumbs||Pastor Gary explores the idea that the Syrophoenician Woman in today’s reading not only got what she asked for from Jesus, but her faith was the beginning of his ministry to the gentiles. Reading: Mark 7:24-30 [Jesus] said to her, “Let the children||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWords of Eternal Life||Pastor Gary helps us to understand the words of Jesus that were difficult for his followers to understand. Jesus asked if they wanted to go away, but Simon Peter knew that his words were the only thing that mattered. Reading: John 6:56-69 Lord, to whom||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMysterious but Real||Pastor Ruth explains how Jesus words were hard to hear to those who were with him and can be hard for us to hear sometimes too. Jesus is the true bread from heaven, mysterious but real. Reading: John 6:35-58 Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell yo||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShipwrecked||After a week of VBS activities based on the theme of a shipwreck, Pastor Ruth reminds us that Jesus is our rescuer. Although we are in the midst of turmoil in nature and in nations God is with us and Jesus will rescue us. Reading: Psalm 46 and Luke 4:16||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Source||Pastor Gary helps us to imagine what it was like for the disciples to witness and to help with the miracle of feeding the 5000 with a boy’s lunch. Everyone got their fill and there were 12 bread baskets left. Reading: John 6:1-21 When Jesus looked u||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStrength and Rest||Pastor Ruth reminds us that God gives us strength when we need it and Jesus gives us rest. Everyone needs both, everyone needs Jesus. Reading: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 [Jesus} said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWords with a Jagged Edge||Pastor Gary reminds us that sometimes words from God can have teeth. Amos is criticized by Amaziah for prophesying against Jeroboam in the “very center of the house of Israel”, but he was only saying what God had told him to. Reading: Amos 7:7||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHometown Boy||Pastor Ruth recommends that we get on our toes to tell others of the Good News as Jesus instructed the disciples. He wasn’t able to do much in his hometown of Nazareth, but he sent his disciples out and they had great success. He sends us out too! R||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt’s Not Too Late||Pastor Gary uses the reading from Mark in which Jesus heals a woman that had suffered twelve years and raises a twelve year old girl from the dead to remind us that it’s not too late to have faith. Jesus is always there ready to rescue us when we ca||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFaith in the Storm||Our guest Pastor Phil Yokers shares stories about the storms of life and that our faith in Jesus is what will help us through them. Reading: Mark 4:35-41 Jesus. . . said to his disciples, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?”Mark 4:40||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|