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Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.  Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.  -  James 1:2-4


Genesis 1 in the Beginning ...  (manuscript)   (C.S. Lewis)   (Mount St. Helens) 
Gn 1, Ps 8, Ac 2, Mt 28 Recreating Mankind  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Genesis 3:1-13 Trust Me  (PDF) 
Genesis 4:1-9 When sin is crouching at your door  (manuscript) 
Genesis 6 Noah's Ark ... the wages of sin, the gift of God  (manuscript) 
Genesis 12:1-8 A Promise to Believe  (manuscript) 
Genesis 15 Abraham and the Blazing Torch  (manuscript) 
Genesis 22:1-14 Living with a Faithful God in the midst of a turbulent world  (E. Strom)
Exodus  God so used a Stick of Wood (manuscript)
Exodus 15:22-16:12 Any Complaints?  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Exodus 20:1-6 What's Your God Like?  (Pastor Ed Strom) 
Leviticus Making Sinners Holy
Numbers 12:10 Remember Miriam  (Matz) 
Joshua 3-4 What do these stones mean?
Judges 6-7 Strength in Weakness
Ruth 1:1 Famine in the Land  (Matz) 
1 Samuel 1:1-2:11  from Weeping to Worshipping
2 Samuel 7.11b-13 The HEIR to the Throne (PDF)  (mobile)
1 Kings 16-19 Turning Back Wandering Hearts
2 Kings 5:1-14 That they may Know!  (PDF)  
Ezra Home Again!  (PDF)  
Nehemiah How to Build in the Kingdom of God 

The Story of Esther   Pastor Jim Folz

Job Where to Turn in times of sorrow  (PDF)  
Psalm 5 Listen, O Lord
Psalm 9 Praise God!  justice will prevail  (PDF)  
Psalm 18 Giving Credit where credit is due
Psalm 32 God's Pathway to Blessedness  (Strom) 
Psalm 59 Do not slay them, lest my people Forget  (Matz) 
Psalm 62 RESTING in God (PDF)  (mobile)  
Psalm 91 My Refuge and My Fortress
Psalm 121 Where does my HELP come from?  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Psalm 126 The JOY of Restoration!  (manuscript) 
Isaiah 2:1-5 Being DRAWN to the Lord's Mountain  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Isaiah 9, Luke 2 A SON is Given  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Isaiah 40:1-11 Comfort My People  (manuscript) 
Isaiah 40:21-31 ... but they who TRUST shall RENEW their strength  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Isaiah 61:1-11 JESUS is the JOY of Christmas!  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Isaiah 64:1-9 We are the work of Your hands  (notes) 
Isaiah 64:1-9 Oh, that You would COME DOWN!  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Jeremiah 31:31-34 NEW and Improved!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Lamentations 3:22-24 He is Faithful  (Nordtvedt)  
Zechariah 14:9 That Day!  (Zachary Schroer) 
Malachi 1:3-5 Solo Gratia  (manuscript)  (Matz)  
Malachi 1:6-14 You Can't Do That  (Matz)   (manuscript) 
Malachi 3:6-18 Giving  (Matz) 
Malachi 4:1-3 BEHOLD! the Day IS coming  (manuscript)  (Matz) 
Malachi 4:4-6 Remember, Behold, Turn or Burn!  (manuscript)  (Matz) 
Matthew 2:1-12 Bowed Down in Worship  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 3:13-17 Introducing God's Beloved Son (based on sermon by W. Cwirla)
Matthew 4:1-11 ONE SUCCEEDS for one who fails  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 4:12-25 A LIGHT has Dawned  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 5:1-12 Blessed are those WHO DEPEND ON GOD  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 5:13-20 Salt and Light that POINT TO GOD  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 5:38-48 LOVING your enemies  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 7:7-11 go ahead child ... ASK
Matthew 7:15-23 WATCH OUT! for False Prophets  (pdf)   (WORD)
Matthew 7:24-29  A Solid Foundation  (notes) 
Matthew 7, 18, 1 Cor 5 Whatever happened to Church Discipline?  (PDF)  (Matz)   chart  
Matthew 8.1-13 a Touch and a Word  (Pastor Ed Strom) 
Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Scattered in our Hearts  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 15:1-20 Traditions ... and the way of the Cross
Matthew 18:1-4 The GREATEST in the Kingdom of Heaven  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 18:5-14 Are you leading people TO Jesus or AWAY from Jesus?  (manu)  (mobile) 
Matthew 18:21-35 It's HIS FORGIVENESS to Give, Not Yours to Withhold  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 20:1-16 Payday and the Gracious Master  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 25:14-30 USING the GIFTS you've been ENTRUSTED with  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 25:31-46 The JUDGE is my SHEPHERD ... I shall not fear  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 27:62-28:15 Evidence that demands a Verdict!  (notes) 
Matthew 28:1-10 from Death to LIFE!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 28:1-10 The Easter Earthquake!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mark 1:9-15 Wilderness Temptations  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mark 2:23-3:6 The GIFT of Sabbath (manuscript)  (mobile)
Mark 5:21-43 Faith that Pleases God (Folz)
Mark 9:2-9 He was TRANSFIGURED before them!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mark 9:27:38 from Confession to Conduct (Ed Strom) 
Mark 9:30 - 1 Cor 3:21 Blessed Self-Forgetfulness (pdf)
Luke 3:1-18 Preparing for Christmas  
Luke 12:22-34 Don't Worry, You're Covered - pdf 
Luke 13:22-30 Strive to Enter! (pdf)
Luke 13:31-55 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem!!! (from Cwirla)
Luke 15:1-10 God's Joy over Your Repentance!  (PDF)
Luke 16:1-15 How to use your Wealth!  (PDF)
Luke 16:9-16 What Will Your Obituary Say?  (PDF)   (WORD)
Luke 17:1-10 3 Ways to Love Your Neighbor  (PDF)
Luke 18:1-8 Always prayer and don't give up  (PDF)
Luke 18:9-14 Looking away from self and toward JESUS  (manuscript) 
Luke 19:1-10 to Seek and Save the Lost  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 20:27-40 What will HEAVEN be like?  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 23:39-43 Calvary Convert - Remember Me?  (Pastor Ed Strom)
Luke 24:1-12 (Easter 2011) WHY look for the living among the dead?   songs  1  2  3  4
Luke 24:13-35 Message for a Troubled Heart  (E Strom) 
John 1:1-14 Breakfast with Jesus  (PDF)  
John 1.1-18 The WORD:  Life, Light, Grace & Peace  (Pastor Stan Olsen) 
John 2:13-22 A House of Prayer for all sorts of people  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 3:1-17 BORN AGAIN from above (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 3:14-21 LOOK and LIVE!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 4:5-26 LIVING Water  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 6 The Bread of Heaven! (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 7:40-52 No one ever spoke like this Man 
John 8:31-36 "If you Abide in My Word"  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
John 10:1-10 The Good Shepherd  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 11:1-45 He stayed ... that we might BELIEVE  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 12:1-11 Why the Waste?
John 12:12-19 Here comes your King!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 12:20-33 The HOUR has Come  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 15:1-8  Increasing Fruitfulness  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 15:5 ABIDING in Jesus  (manuscript)  (mobile)
John 16:23-28 Praying in Jesus' Name  (PDF) 
John 18:33-37 Not of This World  (manuscript) 
John 20:11-18 A One Word Sermon (Ed Strom)
John 20:19-31 ... so SEND I You  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Acts 1:1-11 Epiphany Continues ...  (manuscript) 
Acts 2 The First Sermon in the First Church  (manuscript) 
Acts 3 Ahhh! ... how refreshing!  (manuscript) 
Acts 4 How those with a Sovereign Lord Handle Persecution  (manuscript) 
Acts 5.1-11 Gracegate  (manuscript) 
Acts 5:12-42 You CAN'T stop the Gospel  (manuscript) 
Acts 6:1-7 The Number of Disciples Multiplied Greatly (Matz) 
Acts 6:8-7:60 WITNESSING to Jesus in life and in death   (manuscript) 
Acts 8:1-8 The Good News SCATTERED   (manuscript) 
Acts 8.9-25  Who's the CENTER of Attention?   (manuscript) 
Acts 8.26-40 Jesus Travels to Africa
Acts 9:1-31 My Chosen Instrument
Acts 9:32-43 Turning People to the Lord  (manuscript)  (Bible Study) 
Acts 10.1-11.18 ALL are Welcome! 
Acts 11.19-26 SYRIA ... Mission Capital of the World! 
Acts 12 The Great Escape
Acts 13 Why Israel?  (manuscript) 
Acts 14 TURNING from vain idols to the Living God  (sermon notes)  
Acts 15 Is GRACE Enough?   (manuscript) 
Acts 16 The Fifth Act ... in Philippi  (manuscript) 
Acts 17 The Fifth Act ... in Athens  (manuscript) 
Acts 18 our Strength is in our weakness  (manuscript) 
Acts 19 Jesus comes to Ephesus  (manuscript) 
Acts 20 FINISHING the Course  (manuscript) 
Acts 21-26 Witnessing to Jesus in Jerusalem  (manuscript) 
Acts 27 Trouble on the High Seas  (manuscript) 
Acts 28 The Advance of the Gospel  (manuscript) 
Romans 1:1-17 The Good News Servant 
Romans 1:18-32 God's Wrath is revealed  
Romans 2 Self-condemning Moralism  
Romans 3 ... BUT NOW ...  (notes) 
Romans 4 FAITH is credited as righteousness  (notes) 
Romans 5 The Benefits of our justification  (notes) 
Romans 6 DEAD to Sin ... ALIVE to God  (notes) 
Romans 7 The BATTLE between old self and new self  (notes) 
Romans 8 God is FOR His Children  (notes) 
Romans 9 Salvation is God's Doing!  (notes) 
Romans 10 HEARING yourself saved  (notes) 
Romans 11 Grafted In by Mercy  (notes) 
Romans 12 TRANSFORMED by God's Mercy  (notes) 
Romans 13 The LORD Reigns!  (manuscript)   The Role of Religion in Government 
Romans 14 ADIAPHORA ... freedom to love  (notes) 
Romans 15:1-13 UNITED in Christ ... in Praise to God  (notes) 
Romans 15:14-16:27 remember ...  it's CHRIST'S work ... through us  (notes) 
Romans 7:1-6 Married to Grace (pdf)  (WORD)
Romans 7:7-25 The Inner Battle (pdf)  (WORD)
Romans 8:1-15 Under New Management (pdf)  (WORD)
Romans 10:1-15 Beautiful Feet  (missionary Dan Venberg) 
Romans 12:1-2 Monday Morning Worship (pdf)  (WORD)
Romans 13:1-4 Letter to a Soldier (pdf)  (WORD) 
1 Corinthians 1:1-17

United in Christ

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

God's Foolishness  

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Something to Brag About  (PDF)   (Matz) 
2 Corinthians 4:1-12 Treasure in Jars of Clay  (pdf)
2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Ambassadors of Christ - part II
2 Corinthians 6:14-18 Equally Yoked?
2 Corinthians 7 The Joy of Repentance!  (PDF)  (WORD)  
2 Corinthians 9 A Cheerful Giver  (PDF)  (WORD)  
2 Corinthians 11 Don't be Led Away to Another Jesus 
2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Thank God for Thorns!  (PDF)  (WORD)  
1 Corinthians 12 Living in the "Now What?"  (Duane Matz) 
2 Corinthians 13 Examine Yourself 
Ephesians 2:1-10 from this to that .... Praise God! (Jim Miller) 
Ephesians 3:14-21 His Glorious Riches! (Jim Miller) 
Ephesians 4:1-6 KEEP the Unity  (Jim MIller) 
Ephesians 6:10-20 The Armor of God (E.M. Strom) 
Philippians 3:1-11

The Joy of Knowing Jesus  

Philippians 3:10-14 

Forgetting What's Behind...Straining for What's Ahead 

Philippians 3:15-21

Living With Attitude from Above    

Philippians 4:1-7

Rejoice in the Lord and be at Peace 

Philippians 4:8-9

A Christian Code of Conduct  

Philippians 4:10-20 Grateful Giving (David Veum)
Philippians 4:10-23

Thank You 

Colossians 3:1-11 Hidden in Christ  (PDF) (Matz)  
1 Thessalonians 1 Remaining Faithful in Trying Times  (manuscript)  (mobile)
2 Timothy 1:5  Passing on a Legacy   (Pastor Ed Strom) 
Hebrews 5:11-6:12 Spiritual Laziness and the Point of No Return (pdf)  (WORD)
Hebrews 9 God's Meeting Place
Hebrews 10:19-39 Persevering Together  (PDF)  
Hebrews 10:24-39 The Danger of Isolationism  (Matz)  
Hebrews 12:18-29 An Unshakable Kingdom  (manuscript) 
Hebrews 13:15-16 Learning to be a Priest (Matz) 
James 1:27 Caring for orphans and widows
1 Peter 1:1-9 A Word of COMFORT for Spiritual Exiles  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 1:10-16 Setting your Hope on GRACE  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 1:17-21 Living in Fear of God  (notes) 
1 Peter 1:22-2:3 Growing Up in our Salvation  (notes) 
1 Peter 2:4-10 Being Built into a Spiritual House  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 2:11-12 ABSTAINING from the Desires of our Sinful Nature  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 2:13-17 A Christian's Response to Government  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 2:18-25 The Conduct of  Christian Employees  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 3:1-6 The Silent Preaching of a Beautiful Wife  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 3:7 How to Treat your Wife  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 3:8-12 The Prescription for having Good Days  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 3:13-17 SUFFERING for doing good  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 3:18-22 Victory in Jesus!
1 Peter 4:1-6 Living for Him who died for you  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 4:7-11 What TO DO when THE END is near?  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 4:12-19 The JOY in Christian Suffering!  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 5:1-7 Placing Yourself Under ... God, Sheep, Shepherd  (manuscript) 
1 Peter 5:8-11 STANDING FIRM when the devil comes roaring (manuscript) 
1 Peter summary How to LIVE as Spiritual Exiles  (manuscript) 
1 John 1:1-2:6 Living in KOINONIA with God (manuscript)  (mobile) 
1 John 2:15-17 Loving OTHERS ... instead of the World  (manuscript)  (mobile)
1 John 4:7-12, 19-21 What's Love Anyway? (Strom)     (greeting from Danny Bronson
Revelation 3:20-22 Who's Knocking?  (Pastor Ed Strom) 
Good Friday 2011 Good Friday Service 
Christmas 2016 And FIT US for Heaven (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Ephesians 6:10-20 The Armor of God (E.M. Strom) 
Justification Justification (M.E. Sletta) 




Messages by Pastor Jim Rademaker unless otherwise noted

                                         Hope Lutheran Brethren Church, 2011