About Pastor Tony Sikora

Pastor SIkora serves Hope Lutheran Church in DeWitt Michigan.

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — A Body at Rest Rests in the Lord

Text: Revelation 7:9-17 In the Name X of Jesus.  AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, St. John is given to see with his eyes and hear with his ears what we only know by faith.  John sees a mighty army at … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — It’s Not About Morality! It’s About Doctrine!

In the Name X of Jesus.  AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, The reformation of the church of Christ was not primarily a reformation of life, morals, good works.  Such a reformation had been attempted before, all failing, because morality has … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Working More but Getting Less. Hearing Jesus and Getting Enough.

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 10th (Mark 10:23-31) chapter.   Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Inheriting the Impossible

Grace, mercy, and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN! Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 10th (Mark 10: 17-22) chapter.   … Continue reading

Sermon — Creatures Who Want to be gods and the Bridegroom Who Loves His People

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN! Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 10th chapter (Mark 10:2-16). Beloved in … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — It’s Great to Be a Child in the Lord’s Kingdom

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN! Our sermon text for the Festival of St. Michael and all Angels is taken from St. Matthew’s gospel account the … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Be Bringing Him to ME

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 9th chapter (Mark 9:14-29).   Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Sometimes it Only Takes a Crumb?

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account (Mark 7:24-36) the seventh chapter. Beloved in … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Cleansed to Walk by Faith

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN! Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 7th (Mark 7:14-23) chapter. Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr Tony Sikora — Getting after Jesus Gets us our Korban

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account (Mark 7:1-13) the seventh chapter. Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Distracted Stomachs Find the Bread of Life

  Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. John’s gospel account the 6th chapter (John 6:22-35). … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — No Crossing Except by Water and the Wood.

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 6th chapter (Mark 6:45-56). Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Pressing Round about for Heavenly Bread

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Amen!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 6th (Mark 6:30-44) chapter. Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Ignore the Dancing Girls and Follow the Dead Finger!

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account (Mark 6:14-29) the sixth chapter. Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Blood, Death, and Jesus All in a Day’s Word

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN! Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 5th chapter (Mark 5:21-43).   … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Look You have No Arms!

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the 4th (Mark 4:35-41) chapter.   Beloved in … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Two Parables, One God, For You

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s (evening’s) sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the fourth chapter. Mark 4:26–34 Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Proper 5

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Mark’s gospel account the third chapter (Mark 3:20-35). Beloved in the Lord, … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — When Piety is Not Enough

  In the Name of the Father and of the X Son and of the Holy Spirit.   AMEN! John 3:1-17   Beloved in the Lord, Pious Nicodemus comes to our Lord by night.  The world is dark and the hearts of men are darker.  Hearing … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Pentecost Sunday

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Luke’s account of the Acts of the Apostles the second chapter (Acts … Continue reading

Sermon — Pastor Tony Sikora — It’s Been 50 Days!

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Luke’s account of the Acts of the Apostles the second chapter (Acts … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — A New Name, A New Life, and the World still Hates You

Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. John’s gospel account the 17th chapter (John 17:11b-19).   Beloved in the Lord, … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Ascension Day

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN Beloved in the Lord, Having opened their minds to understand the scriptures Jesus led His disciples as far as Bethany.  And with hands stretched over them in … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Houston, We’ve Got a Problem, a LOVE Problem

Christ is risen!  He is risen, indeed!  Alleluia!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. John’s gospel account the 15th chapter (John 15:9-17).   Beloved in the Lord, All love is rooted in the Father’s Love.  The Father loves the Son and … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev Tony Sikora — Hacking, Hoeing, Digging, and Manuring – Our Life in Christ

  Christ is risen!  He is risen, indeed!  Alleluia!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. John’s gospel account the fifteenth chapter (John 15:1-8). Beloved in the Lord, Christ is the true Vine.  You are the branches.  The Father is the vinedresser.  The … Continue reading