Sermons


Audio recordings of recent sermons at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. For recordings of the full worship service, please contact the church office.

Fall 2018

September 9, 2018 – Something’s Coming

September 16, 2018 – Take Up Your Cross

Summer 2018

June 3, 2018 – We Are Cracked Pots

June 10, 2018 – We believe, so we must Speak

June 17, 2018 – We See Everything is New

June 24, 2018 – We do not Fear Suffering

July 1, 2018 – Learn to Give

July 8, 2018 – God’s Power is Made Perfect in Weakness

July 15, 2018 – Faith is Presdestined

July 22, 2018 – Jesus Tears Down Walls

July 29, 2018 – The Walls Around and Within us

August 12, 2018 – Pastor Adam White, UNL Lutheran Student Center

August 19, 2018 – The REAL body

August 26, 2018 – Where Else Can We Go?

September 2, 2018 – Icky Things, not Icky People

Easter 2018

Easter Sunday – We Have Been Played for Fools

April 15, 2018 – Jesus is Real

April 22, 2018 – Jesus is the Good Shepherd

April 29, 2018 – Jesus is the True Vine

May 6, 2018 – Jesus is our friend

May 13, 2018 – Jesus Reigns From On High

May 20, 2018 – Youth Sunday (Orestes Cooper)

Lent 2018

February 18, 2018 – God’ Promise (not mine!)

February 25, 2018 – A Promise of a Future

March 4, 2018 – A Promise of a New Self

March 11, 2018 – A Promise of Healing

March 18, 2018 – A Promise of Strength

March 25, 2018 Palm Sunday – A Promise of Passion

Maundy Thursday – A Promise of His Own Self

Good Friday – A Promise of Healing

Epiphany 2018

January 7, 2018 – Pastor Paula Lawhead, NLOM, preaching

January 14, 2018 – Can Anything Good Come From Nazareth?

January 21, 2018

January 28, 2018 – A New Teaching with Authority

February 4, 2018 – You Are Healed

February 11, 2018 – We are One Team

Advent and Christmas 2017

December 3, 2017 – Love > Shame

December 6, 2017 – Advent Midweek

December 10, 2017 – Love > Fear

December 13, 2017 – Advent Midweek

December 17, 2017 – Love > Tradition

December 24, 2017 – Love > hunger

December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve) – Love is Born!

December 31, 2017 – Things Old and New

Fall 2017

September 17, 2017 – Learning

September 24, 2017 – Justice

October 1, 2017 – Authority

October 8, 2017 – Rev. Patti Webb, Guest Preacher

October 15, 2017 – Who is worthy?

October 22, 2017 – Render unto Caesar

October 29, 2017 – Reformation Sunday

November 5, 2017 – All Saints Sunday

November 12, 2017 – The End is Near

November 19. 2017 – The God Who Gives Talents

Summer 2017

A Conversation with Luther’s Small Catechism

June 4, 2017 – The First Commandment

June 11 – The Second and Third Commandments

June 18 – The Fourth Commandment

July 2, 2017 – The Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Commandments

July 16, 2017 – The Apostles’ Creed, the First Article (poor quality recording)

July 23, 2017 – recording not available

July 30, 2017 – The Apostles’ Creed, the Third Article (part one)

August 6, 2017 – The Apostle’s Creed – the Third Article (part two)

August 13, 2017 – The Lord’s Prayer

August 20, 2017 – Confession

August 27, 2017 – Baptism

September 3, 2017 – Communion

September 10, 2017 – Work

Easter 2017

Easter Sunday – We Have Been Raised (so live like it!)

April 23, 2017 – What You Know (and what you don’t)

April 30, 2017 – Opening up the Word

May 7, 2017 – Jesus is the Gate

May 14, 2017 – The Way of the Cross

May 21, 2017 – Youth Sunday, Rachel Pierce-Cramer preacher

Lent 2017

Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – We Are Church in Confession

March 5, 2017 – Temptation. Rev. Mark Grorud, Immanuel Vision Foundation.