Thanksgiving Day Sermon – by Pastor Rolf Preus

1 Timothy 2: 1-8 We should pray for our government because it serves us as God’s servant. The Bible teaches that all governments instituted among men get their power to govern from God. We should submit to all legitimate human … Continue reading

“Thanking God for His First-Article Gifts” (Thanksgiving sermon on the Apostles’ Creed, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Thanking God for His First-Article Gifts” (Apostles’ Creed) Thanksgiving is a time for “Thanking God for His First-Article Gifts.” What do I mean by that? I mean all the good gifts our heavenly Father gives us that are summarized in … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Day Sermon (Sermon on Deuteronomy 8:1-10 by Pr Rolf Preus)

That portion of Holy Scripture that we shall read and consider, the Holy Spirit has caused to be recorded in Deuteronomy 8:1-10, reading these words in Jesus Name: “Every commandment which I command you today you must be careful to … Continue reading

“Thanking God for This Good Land” (Sermon on Deuteronomy 8:1-10, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Thanking God for This Good Land” (Deuteronomy 8:1-10) Today is the Day of National Thanksgiving. This is the day set aside for Americans to go to their churches and give thanks to God for his many blessings on our nation–which … Continue reading

“A Very Ferguson Thanksgiving” (Sermon on Habakkuk 1:2-4, 9-11; 3:17-19; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“A Very Ferguson Thanksgiving” (Habakkuk 1:2-4, 9-11; 3:17-19) I’m sure many of us were watching on our televisions the other night when we saw what was supposed to be a peaceful protest in Ferguson suddenly and not unexpectedly turn quite … Continue reading

“Great Is Thy Faithfulness” (Thanksgiving sermon on Lamentations 3:22-33, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Great Is Thy Faithfulness” (Lamentations 3:22-33) “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”: The hymn our choir sang earlier and which we all will sing at the end of this service–this is definitely an appropriate hymn of thanksgiving and praise on this Day … Continue reading

“Thanksgivings and Prayers for Our Nation” (Sermon for Thanksgiving Day on 1 Timothy 2:1-7, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Thanksgivings and Prayers for Our Nation” (1 Timothy 2:1-7) Today we are observing the Day of National Thanksgiving. The purpose of this holiday is for all Americans to gather in their churches and give thanks to God for his many … Continue reading

“Teaching Children to be Thankful”

A child’s first word is usually “mama” or “dada.”  For my son, his first word was “Thank you.”  While he pronounced it “Tay-due,” we knew what he meant.  We started calling him “Tay-due” for his nickname.  What a polite and … Continue reading