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Listen to sermons from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Mar 30, 2015

Expectations Unmet and a Crucified Messiah – How is that Jesus enters Jerusalem praised with palms and one week later is dead on a cross? How does the crowd go from “Hosanna!” to “Crucify Him” so fast? That is a question we all must ask as we lay expectations upon a Messiah who will not conform. We praise...

Mar 23, 2015

God promises to write a new covenant on our hearts with love. But where will God find room to write on hearts so covered with the tattoos of power, violence, wealth, greed and winning over losing? Can the love of God really overcome what is wrong with this world and with our own...

Mar 16, 2015

God’s love is something that you didn't ask for. It is not something that you can work for. You can’t run away from it. Listen to find out more about this unsettling love.

Mar 12, 2015

Love takes on different faces and is found in places we least expect.  What you thought was Law might really be Gospel!  Hear about God’s love in;  the Ten Commandments,  in Jesus’ overturning of the marketplace in the temple, and through the foolishness of the cross.  

Mar 2, 2015

Dying or losing one’s life is what we want to avoid. Death seems all around us, and we know one day there will be a tombstone that has the final year of our life marked on it.   We wish to stay safe and remain healthy. However, Jesus is talking about another kind of death, a form of dying everyday, and as a result...