"Eternal Life" Tagged Sermons

Take Heart, Get Up, Jesus Is Calling You!

Take Heart, Get Up, Jesus Is Calling You! What happens in baptism? It is in the event of baptism that God’s promise of forgiveness and eternal life is fulfilled! The element of water combines with God’s word; sin is washed away, forgiveness splashes over you, salvation is confirmed. The baptismal promises we, or our parents, make, are a helpful guide in our calling. We promise to live among God’s faithful people, to hear the word of God and share in…

What should I do to inherit eternal life?

What should I do to inherit eternal life? What should I do to inherit eternal life? This question has been in the hearts and minds of many people of faith over the centuries. No wonder, that when we hear it, we immediately start pondering: Yes, what should I do? In this sermon, I will examine this question from the perspective of Lutheran theology. We will look into the concept of sin as a condition of life, and of grace as…

The Seeds of Eternal Life

The Seeds of Eternal Life Seeds are the ultimate container of life. They don’t look like it! They are small, they don’t have fragrance or bright colors or special shapes. But when you put them into the earth, let the sun shine on them, and give them water, they will grow into all kinds of plants, even into majestic trees! These containers of life, as insignificant as they look like, are resilient and durable. When there is no fruitful soil,…

The Cold Heart – Hate vs. Love

The Cold Heart Oftentimes we blame God for the state of our world, our nation, and our personal lives, when, in reality, people are responsible for laws designed, policies implemented, wars started, and life choices made. But when the time comes to suffer the consequences of our choices, we do not wish to see our own part in all of this. There is only one way to remedy the situation: We need to get ourselves new hearts and new spirits,…