Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Looking for God in All the Wrong Places

Sermon Text: Matthew 3:13-17 January 12, 2014 In the Name X of Jesus.  AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, Lost in Walmart!  Dad! Where are you? This past Christmas break I found myself wandering through the aisles of Wal-mart, aimlessly meandering from one section 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 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