“Interdependence Day” (Sermon on Galatians 6:1-10, 14-18, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Interdependence Day” (Galatians 6:1-10, 14-18) On July 4, 1776, the United States of America declared their independence from Great Britain. Ironically, just a few days ago, with its Brexit vote, Britain declared its independence from the European Union. What goes … Continue reading

“Baptized Children of Our Heavenly Father” (Sermon on Galatians 3:23 – 4:7, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Baptized Children of Our Heavenly Father” (Galatians 3:23 – 4:7) Today is Fathers’ Day, a day when we honor our fathers for the blessing that they are to us. And it is good and right that we do this. Now … Continue reading

Replacement Theology

“Consider Abraham: ‘He believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.’ Understand, then, that those who believe are children of Abraham. The Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance … Continue reading

“A Fruitful Tree” (Sermon on Galatians 5:16-25; John 15:1-5; Psalm 1; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“A Fruitful Tree” (Galatians 5:16-25; John 15:1-5; Psalm 1) We just heard a bunch of readings from a variety of places in the Bible–Psalm 1, Proverbs, Jeremiah, Paul’s letter to the Galatians, and words of Jesus from the gospels of … Continue reading

“The One Gospel Produces One Church” (Sermon on Galatians 6:1-10, 14-18, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The One Gospel Produces One Church” (Galatians 6:1-10, 14-18) Today we wrap up our six-part series on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. And our theme today, as we look at chapter 6, is this: “The One Gospel Produces One … Continue reading

“Free to Be Fruitful” (Sermon on Galatians 5:1, 13-25, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Free to Be Fruitful” (Galatians 5:1, 13-25) Freedom is a wonderful thing. This week on Thursday, the Fourth of July, our nation will celebrate the 237th anniversary of declaring our freedom from Great Britain. But as we saw in our … Continue reading

“Sons and Heirs” (Sermon on Galatians 3:23 – 4:7, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Sons and Heirs” (Galatians 3:23 – 4:7) In our six-part sermon series on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians, we have already talked about our changed situation as Christians. For example, last week we heard how we are “Justified by … Continue reading

“Justified by Faith, Crucified with Christ, Redeemed from the Curse” (Sermon on Galatians 2-3, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Justified by Faith, Crucified with Christ, Redeemed from the Curse” (Galatians 2:15-21; 3:10-14) Today we continue with the third in our six-part sermon series on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. We began by looking at Paul’s opening assertion that … Continue reading

“The Gospel Paul Preached” (Sermon on Galatians 1:11-24, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Gospel Paul Preached” (Galatians 1:11-24) Today is the second of six straight weeks in which the Epistle reading comes from St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. And we’re doing a six-part sermon series on Galatians to go along with … Continue reading

“No Other Gospel” (Sermon on Galatians 1:1-12, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“No Other Gospel” (Galatians 1:1-12) Today is the first of six straight weeks in which the Epistle reading comes from St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. And so that is what I intend to use as the basis for a … Continue reading

The Reality of the Christian Experience

When we often hear many American Evangelicals go on and on about their experiences, it might make us not want to talk at all about the Christian experience, but when we understand it correctly, the Christian experience is truly a … Continue reading