Sermons by Pastor Lloyd Menke

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For Those Whose Hearts Are Racing

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Lloyd Menke | Our Saviour’s Lutheran The scripture for this sermon is Isaiah 35:4-7 found here: http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=403788307   and Mark 7:24-17 found here: http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=403788180   She was young, maybe about three. I don’t remember exactly. What I do remember is that when we woke up in the morning our daughter, Katie, was not in her bed. So, […]

Integrity

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Lloyd Menke | Our Saviour’s Lutheran The scripture for this sermon is Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 and can be found here. By Phillip Medhurst [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons Steven Carter writes in his 1996 book, entitled, Integrity. “Integrity is like the weather: everybody talks about it, but nobody knows what to do […]

Blessed Is The Ordinary

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Lloyd Menke | Our Saviour’s By Hillarywebb [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons Today we are continuing our look at John 6 and Jesus’ discussion of the Bread of Life. We began with the disciples picking up the fragments of bread as Jesus feeds the 5000. We talked about how Jesus offers himself to […]

Show Us!

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Lloyd Menke | Our Saviour’s By Moyan Brenn from Anzio, Italy (Bread) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons The scripture text for this sermon is John 6:24-35 and Ephesians 4: 1-16 can be found by clicking here: (http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=402056901 , http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=402056852) In last week’s message about Jesus feeding the large crowd of 5,000 with 5 […]

Fragments

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Lloyd Menke | Our Saviour’s Lutheran The text for this sermon is John 6: 1-21. The scripture can be found here: http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=401965126 By Marianne Casamance [CC BY-SA 4.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons   What fills you? In John’s gospel, Jesus plays with the idea of being full – as a way of drawing us deeper into […]

Clay Jars and Cracked Pots

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Lloyd Menke | Our Saviour’s Bible reference for this sermon is 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 it can be found here. Do you remember playing with it as a child? Perhaps you have a children or grandchildren that still play with it. Perhaps there are kids here today who still play with it. You can still use […]

Wait On The Lord

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By William H. Majoros (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons   The scripture for this sermon is found in Isaiah 40:21-31 (found here) and Mark 1:29-39 (found here) Do you like to wait? I don’t. Most of us find waiting frustrating. Does anyone like to be caught in traffic? By B137 – […]

What Child Is This?

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Lloyd Menke|Our Saviour’s|Christmas Eve 2017 Bartolomé Esteban Murillo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons   One of the things I love about Christmas is the Christmas carols. The Christmas carol, “What Child is This” begins by asking the question, “What child is this, who, laid to rest, on Mary’s lap is sleeping?” What child is this? […]