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Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. There is a concept I would like to look at today. In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus concludes with the words “He who has ears, let him hear.” (Matthew 13:9) What I would like…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. Jesus is at Capernaum at Peter’s home. Peter’s mother-in-law is sick in bed. Jesus takes her by the hand and she is instantly healed. She gets up and begins to wait on the disciples. Wouldn’t…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. “Now while He was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many people saw the miraculous signs He was doing and believed in His name. But Jesus would not entrust Himself to them, for He knew…

Rev.Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. Jesus has fed the 5,000 and sends the disciples ahead in the boat while he prays. Early in the morning, he walks on the water out to them as they are rowing. They are terrified. Jesus…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. Christmas! We soften the “T” when we pronounce it. Spell C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S, and it is unmistakable. The first six letters form the title “Christ.” That’s Jesus. The Promised Seed. The Avowed Offspring. The Covenant Child. Some…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. We are born with a sense of place. We are born into a family, into a community, into a nation. We are Canadians at home in High Prairie, AB, or some other defined local. We…

Rev.Terry Goerz,RedeemerLutheran Church. There are many instances in our churches where one partner in a couple attends worship while the other partner does not. What can the partner who attends do in these circumstances? While occasionally inviting them is a…

Rev.Terry Goerz,RedeemerLutheran Church. In Luke 24 we find two companions walking on the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus. It is a journey of about seven miles or a couple hours walk. They are discussing the events of the last week.…