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

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — The Good Shepherd Loves His Sheep

Christ is risen!  He is risen, indeed!  Alleluia.  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. John’s gospel account the 10th ( John 10: 11-18) chapter.   Beloved in the Lord, “All we like sheep have gone astray.  We’ve turned every one to … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Easter 3

Luke 24:36-49 Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Beloved in the Lord, It’s been a long weekend. Death has come. Death came for Jesus it will come for us, so think the apostles. It’s been a long weekend … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Easter Morning

St. John 20:1-18 Christ is risen!  He is risen indeed!  Alleluia!   Beloved in the Lord, We must all face death.  Death is everywhere about us and we must all face it in our loved ones and eventually in ourselves.  But unless we face … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Easter Vigil

St. Mark 16:1-8 In the Name X of Jesus.  AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, Our enemies never cease to assail us.  The sight of our sin shames us.  The power of the grave frightens us.  Death’s pall hovers over us waiting for an opportune time to … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Good Friday

In the Name X of Jesus.  AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, Behold Your God!  There upon the wood of the cross hangs your creator.  “All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that was made” including you.  Jesus unites Himself to death!  Though … Continue reading

Sermons — Rev. Tony Sikora — Maundy Thursday

Beloved in the Lord, The Lord moves toward us that we might drawn near to Him.  Therefore the Christian’s life is one of following and receiving.  When asked where they might celebrate the Passover, Jesus tells them to follow the man with … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Great Expectations

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 12th chapter (John 12:12-19).   Beloved in the … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Jesus is Going Where?  That’s Amazing!  But I’m Still Afraid.

  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 10:32-45).   Beloved in … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Men Love Darkness But God Loves Men (and Women and Children too!)

  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 3rd chapter (John 3:14-21).   Beloved in the … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Who Needs Idols When the Lord Gives Jesus?

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 second chapter (John 2:13-25).   Beloved in the … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Peter’s Glory and Satan’s Delight in the Heart and Mind of Men

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 8:27-38) the eighth chapter.     Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Lent 1

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 first chapter (Mark 1:9-15)   Beloved in the … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Escape to Which Mountain

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 9:2-9)     Beloved in the … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Epiphany 5

Beloved, The sermon for this morning is based upon Mark 1:29-39. Blessings, Pr. Sikora     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 … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Epiphany 4

Beloved,  Our text for Sunday’s sermon is St. Mark 1:21-28. Blessings, Pr. Sikora 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 … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Epiphany 3

Beloved, This week’s sermon lends itself to Life-Sunday. I pray it is a blessing for you. Pr. Sikora   Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN! Our … Continue reading

Sermon — Rev. Tony Sikora — Epiphany 2

Beloved, John 1:43-51 serves as our text for the Second Sunday after Epiphany. Blessings, Pr. Sikora   Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN! Our text for … Continue reading

Sermon — Pastor Tony Sikora — The Baptism of Our Lord

Beloved, St. Mark gets us right to Jesus in the Water. The sermon below proclaims Him in the Water. Blessings, Pr. Sikora   Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, … Continue reading

Sermon — Pastor Tony Sikora – First Sunday after Christmas

Beloved, Happy New Year. Rather than preach once more on the Name and Circ. of Jesus I made use of the propers for the First Sunday after Christmas. This year the text is a continuation of Luke 2:22-40. In this … Continue reading