Sermon Series
  • 1. Confession: The First Step Towards Wholeness

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2021
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    Ash Wednesday's confession of sin is our first step towards wholeness

    February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Psalm 51:1-17; Confession: The First Step towards Wholeness Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. Today we turn the corner and a new season stands before us, ...read more

  • 2. Forgive As God Forgives

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2021
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    God desires that our hearts become a soft soil where the seed of forgiveness might germinate and take root.

    February 24, 2021 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Matt. 6:7-15; Matt. 18:23-35 Forgive as God Forgives Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. We all need role models. Our first role models are our parents. Children are ...read more

  • 3. Forgiveness And Wholeness

    Contributed on Mar 4, 2021
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    Carrying the weight of guilt affects us, body, mind, and spirit. God's forgiveness of us and our forgiveness of others brings healing to our whole being.

    March 3, 2021 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Mark 2:1-12; Psalm 32 Forgiveness and Wholeness Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. We aren’t like a car. You can take apart a car and put it back together. It’ll run just ...read more

  • 4. Forgiveness And Restoration

    Contributed on Mar 11, 2021
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    Conflict creates impasses and dead ends in our relationships. Forgiveness opens a new way forward.

    March 10, 2021 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Luke 15:11-32 Forgiveness and Restoration Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. “You can’t get there from here.” It always sounds a little crazy when you hear someone say that. ...read more

  • 5. Forgiveness And A Renewed Spirit

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2021
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    Forgiveness releases us from the burden of guilt and regret we carry. When we're freed from it, our spirit is renewed.

    March 17, 2021 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Luke 7:36-50 Forgiveness and a Renewed Spirit Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. The movie “The Mission” came out in 1986. Church Times has named it as the #1 movie on their ...read more

  • 6. Forgiveness And A Fresh Start

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2021
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    Forgiveness allows us to leave the suffering and guilt of past offences and step into the bright hope of tomorrow.

    March 24, 2021 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson John 8:1-11 Forgiveness and a Fresh Start Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. Offenses chain us to the past. This is true for both the victim and the wrongdoer. The victim is ...read more

  • 7. The Meal Of Forgiveness

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2021
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    A sermon for Maundy Thursday.

    April 1, 2021 – Maundy Thursday Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Mark 14:17-31 The Meal of Forgiveness Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. Our theme for Lent this year has been forgiveness. This evening we observe the ...read more