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“Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough”
February 16, 2020

“Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough”

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 02-16-20 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough” I. Jesus provides a different perspective on goodness. II. Jesus’ words leave us clinging to his cross for grace. Matthew...


“Be An Influencer"
February 09, 2020

“Be An Influencer”

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 02-09-20 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “Be An Influencer” I. You Are…. II. You Shall…. III. Remember, Jesus Matthew 5:13-20 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt...


I will rise
February 02, 2020

“Is the Christian Life Blessed?”

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 02-02-20 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “Is the Christian Life Blessed?” I. It Often Doesn’t Look or Feel Like It II. We Certainly Haven’t Earned It III.  You Bet It Is!...


“Our Mission:  Preach Jesus”
January 19, 2020

“Our Mission:  Preach Jesus”

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 01-19-20 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “Our Mission:  Preach Jesus” I. He is the true servant of the Lord. II. We are his servants. Isaiah 49:1-6 Listen to me, you islands; ...


“Time to Cross the Line”
January 12, 2020

“Time to Cross the Line”

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 01-12-20 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “Time to Cross the Line” I. Don’t Hesitate II. Live in Your Baptismal Grace Acts 10:34-38 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how...


“God’s Glory Arrived”
January 05, 2020

“God’s Glory Arrived”

Student Pastor Welch’s sermon from 01-05-20 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “God’s Glory Arrived” I. In the Flesh II. In the Word John 1:14-18 14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We...


God Cares For His Son
December 29, 2019

God Cares For His Son

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 12-29-19 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “God Cares For His Son” I. Delivering Him From Slaughter II. Until the Right Time to Slaughter Him for Our Deliverance Matthew 2:13-15; 19-23 When...


God so Loved the World
December 26, 2019

God so Loved the World

Pastor Gensmer’s Christmas Eve sermon 12-24-19 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “God So Loved the World” John 3:16-18 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not...


“Gladness and Joy Come With Christ”
December 15, 2019

“Gladness and Joy Come With Christ”

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 12-15-19 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church “Gladness and Joy Come With Christ” Isaiah 35:1-10 The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom.  Like the...


Put Your Confidence in the Shoot of Jesse
December 08, 2019

Put Your Confidence in the Shoot of Jesse

Pastor Gensmer’s sermon from 12-08-19 at Abiding Love Lutheran Church Isaiah 11:1-10   Put Your Confidence in the Shoot of Jesse I. Listen to What Isaiah Says II. Understand What God Wants A shoot will...