22nd Sunday after Pentecost
499 years ago Martin Luther pounded 95 theses on a church door in Wittenberg Germany putting into motion the Reformation. In memory of the Reformation we are doing a special sermon series during October focusing on four central truths of God’s Word that were rediscovered during the Reformation: We are saved by God’s grace alone, through faith alone, found in Scripture alone and all by Christ alone. Today we welcome our circuit Pastor, Bryan Prell from Petra Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids, MN. We will focus on the truth that our salvation was completed “solus Christus” by Christ alone.
Editor’s note: We generally do not receive a written transcript of sermons given by guest pastors. Please enjoy this sermon in it’s audio format, and the scripture below.
1″Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. 2In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 4You know the way to the place where I am going.” 5Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”
6Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7If you really knew me, you would know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.” – John 14:1-7