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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 12:1-8 A Promise to Believe  (manuscript) 
Genesis 15 Abraham and the Blazing Torch  (manuscript) 
Exodus  God so used a Stick of Wood (manuscript)
Exodus 15:22-16:12 Any Complaints?  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Leviticus Making Sinners Holy
Joshua 3-4 What do these stones mean?
Judges 6-7 Strength in Weakness
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 
Psalm 9 Praise God!  justice will prevail  (PDF)  
Psalm 16 Looking to my Lord  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Psalm 46 BE STILL and know I am God  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Psalm 62 RESTING in God (PDF)  (mobile)  
Psalm 73 an ADVENTURE with God (PDF)  (mobile)  
Psalm 100:5 Great is Thy Faithfulness!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Psalm 121 Where does my HELP come from? (shorter)  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Psalm 121 Where does my HELP come from?  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Proverbs 31:8-9 Won by Love  (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)
Jeremiah 17:5-8 Who are you Trusting in?  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Jeremiah 31:31-34 NEW and Improved!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Daniel HE's in Control  (manuscript)   (mobile)
Zephaniah 3:14-20 The JOY of Restoration!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 2:1-12 Bowed Down in Worship  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 4:1-11 Tempted ... FOR YOU  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 4:12-25 brought from Darkness to LIGHT!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 5:1-12 Blessed are those WHO DEPEND ON GOD  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mt 5:1-12, Rev 7:9-17 The Blessed Saints! (pdf)  mobile
Matthew 5:13-20 Salt & Light pointing to God  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 5:21-37 What's Going On on the inside?  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 5:38-48 Overcoming Evil with Good  (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 9:35-10:20 Pray for More Workers  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 10:21-33 Don't be Afraid  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 11:25-30 REST for weary souls  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Scattered in our Hearts  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Matthew 13:1-9 Cultivating Faith  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Mt 13:24-30, 36-43 TOGETHER NOW ... because God is MERCIFUL  wor ser  (manusc)  (mobile) 
Matthew 13:44-52 Worth Everything you've got ... and More!
Matthew 15:1-20 Traditions ... and the way of the Cross
Matthew 16:21-28 Following Jesus ... from death to Life!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
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 FORGIVE ... as you have been forgiven
Matthew 20:1-16 Paid by the GRACIOUS MASTER
Matthew 20:1-16 (manuscript)  (mobile)
Matthew 21:23-32 Facing the Truth ... and Believing
Matthew 25:1-13 WATCH! ... for you know neither the day nor the hour (pdf)  mobile
Matthew 25:31-46 The JUDGE is my SHEPHERD ... I shall not fear  (manuscript)  (mobile)
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 4:35-41 PEACE in the Midst of the Storm   (manuscript)     (mobile) 
Mark 7:14-23 CLEAN ... from the INSIDE out (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mark 9:2-9 He was TRANSFIGURED before them!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mark 9:30-37 GREATNESS ... turning UPward and OUTward (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Mark 9:30 - 1 Cor 3:21 Blessed Self-Forgetfulness (pdf)
Mark 12:38-44 Widows looking to the Lord  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 2:11 It's a good thing Jesus was born  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 3:1-18 Preparing for Christmas  
Luke 8:26-39 PROCLAIMING how much Jesus has done for you!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 9:51-62 No Turning Back  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 10-:25-37 Proving to be A NEIGHBOR  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 10-:38-42 Come, sit for a while  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 11:1-13 Lord, teach us to pray  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 12:22-34 Why Worry?  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 13:22-30 Strive to Enter! (pdf)
Luke 14:25-33 DISCIPLESHIP ... a matter of Dying and Living  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 15:1-10 God's Joy over Your Repentance!  (PDF)
Luke 16:1-15 Managing Money with a HEAVENLY Perspective  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Luke 16:19-31 What Will Your Obituary Say?  (PDF)   (WORD)
Luke 17:1-10 3 Ways to Love Your Neighbor  (PDF)
Luke 18:1-8 ALWAYS PRAY and not lose heart  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
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 24-Jn 11-1 Cor 15  what you have to look FORWARD to (manuscript)   (mobile) 
John 2:13-22 A House of Prayer for all sorts of people  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 3:14-21 LOOK and LIVE!  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 4:1-4 Lessons from the Samaritan Well (Matz)  (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 8:48-59 Before Abraham was, I AM  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
John 10:1-10 Following the Good Shepherd (video of service)  (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 HOSANNA! to the One in Charge  (manuscript)    (mobile) 
John 12:20-33 The HOUR has Come  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
John 14:1-7 A Word to Troubled Hearts (video of service)  (manuscript)   (mobile)   audio 
John 14:15-21 our Forever Helper (video of service)  (manuscript)   (mobile)   audio 
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 20:19-31 ... so SEND I You  (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Acts 1.1-11 Empowered to Witness (video of service)  (manuscript)   (mobile)   audio 
Acts 1:1-11 Epiphany Continues ...  (manuscript) 
Acts 2:1-21 God Speaks Your Language (video of service) (Matthias Szobody preaching) 
Acts 2 You shall be My WITNESSES  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
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 6:8-7:60 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 8:28 That you may BELIEVE manuscript   (mobile) 
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 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  

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)  
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 

1 Thessalonians 1 Remaining Faithful in Trying Times  (manuscript)  (mobile)
Hebrews 1:1-2 God Spoke!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 1:2b-14 JESUS ... Superior to Angels!  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 2 Keep your Focus on JESUS  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 3 GREATER than Moses  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 4 STRIVING to Enter God's Rest  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 4:14-6:12 MATURING in our faith ... before it's TOO LATE! (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 6:13-7:28 an ANCHOR for your soul (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 8 a NEW covenant (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 9 a BETTER WAY to Worship  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 10 ENDURING in His Faithfulness  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 11 the CONVICTION of things NOT seen  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 11:24-28 Seeing the Unseen  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 11:22 Ending in FAITH  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 12 FINISHING the Race  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
Hebrews 12:18-29 An Unshakable Kingdom  (manuscript) 
Hebrews 13 the FRUIT of lips that acknowledge His Name  (manuscript)   (mobile) 
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) 
2 Peter 1:1-11 The Pursuit of God (manuscript)  (mobile) 
2 Peter 1:12-2:3 PASSING IT ON ... not making it up (manuscript)  (mobile) 
2 Peter 3 Remember the WORD OF GOD, not the word of scoffers (manuscript)  (mobile) 
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)
Good Friday 2011 Good Friday Service 
Resurrection Sunday See what you have to look forward to (video of service)   audio 
Thanksgiving Service 2020  
Christmas 2016 And FIT US for Heaven (manuscript)  (mobile) 
Justification Justification (M.E. Sletta) 




Messages by Pastor Jim Rademaker unless otherwise noted

                                         Hope Lutheran Brethren Church, 2011