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

Sermon – Pastor Tony Sikora – Circumcision of Our Lord

Pastor Tony Sikora from Hope Lutheran Church in DeWitt, Michigan is one of our favorite preachers. BJS is going to post sermons by him; if you want to receive these in your email, send a message to him by clicking … Continue reading

“To Know and Believe in God” (The Creed), by Pr. Charles Henrickson

“The Six Chief Parts of Lenten Catechesis” The Ten Commandments The Creed The Lord’s Prayer The Sacrament of Holy Baptism Confession The Sacrament of the Altar “To Know and Believe in God” (The Creed) The Pew Forum on Religion and … Continue reading

“Aware of an Idol” (The Ten Commandments), by Pr. Charles Henrickson

Getting people to read through the Book of Concord–this is one of the laudable goals of BJS. And so, for example, we have a Book of Concord Reading Group this year at our congregation (St. Matthew-Bonne Terre, MO), meeting weekly … Continue reading

“Silas: Fellow Worker, Faithful Brother” (Sermon from the BJS Conference), by Pr. Charles Henrickson

Commemoration of Silas, Fellow Worker of St. Peter and St. Paul Saturday, February 14, 2009 (transferred from February 10) The Rev. Charles Henrickson First Reading: Acts 16:19b-40 Second Reading: 1 Peter 5:5b-12 Holy Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 “Silas: Fellow Worker, Faithful … Continue reading