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Monday, March 13, 2023 Rich Lusk Bible 45
I want to provide a little more follow up to my two recent sermons on Psalm 19.
Monday, March 13, 2023 Rich Lusk Bible 153
I recently preched two sermons on Psalm 19 (available here and here) . In this blog post, I want to follow up on the second sermon, with a point that seems especially appropriate for Lent.
Thursday, March 02, 2023 Rich Lusk Culture 67
The so-called culture war today comes down to what kind of ruler we want. It's about the crown rights of King Jesus vs. the clown rights of Joe Biden (and his ilk). Who would you rather have rule over you -- a king or a clown? Do you want the kingdom of God, full of goodness, truth, and beauty? Or clown world, full of darkness, depravity, and folly?
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 Rich Lusk Liturgy 133
The move from Christmas season to Epiphany season should not be a let down. Christmas is a season of great joy, but Epiphany is as well. And so that's my exhortation to you: Keep the party going. Keep the celebration going. The themes change, but the festivity remains.
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 Rich Lusk Bible 391
This is a follow up to my January 1, 2023 sermon. My opening comments on the passage are not on the audio here (thought you can get them on the YouTube stream of the service here ), so I will reproduce those comments here, along with a few other notes.
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 Rich Lusk Sacramental Theology 340
There are many arguments we can derive from Scripture in favor of the practice of baptizing children.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 Rich Lusk Liturgy 215
Christmas celebrates the incarnation of God’s Son. John describes it as the Word made flesh. Isaiah used the language of “Immanuel,” meaning “God with us.” In the incarnation, God becomes man without ceasing to be God. Jesus Christ, from the point of conception by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mary, is fully God and fully man, two natures in one person. The natures are not mixed and cannot be separated.
Monday, November 21, 2022 Rich Lusk Bible 290
Sermon -- How the Story Ends: Living Every Day in Light of the Last Day (1 Thess. 4:9-18) A few notes, following up on yesterday's sermon: