Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
1300 Mainsfield Strett
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Sermons by Pastor Kurt Jacobson

12-17-17 (Advent 4)

Introduction God keeps the promise made to David, to give him an everlasting throne. The angel tells Mary that God will give David’s throne to her son Jesus. She is perplexed by Gabriel’s greeting and by the news of her coming pregnancy, but she is able still to say, “Count me in.” We who know […]

12-03-2017 (Advent 2)

Introduction: John called people to repent, to clear the decks, to completely reorder their lives so that nothing would get in the way of the Lord’s coming. The reading from Isaiah gives the context for this radical call: the assurance of forgiveness that encourages us to repent; the promise that the coming one will be […]

11-26-2017 (Advent 1)

Readings: Psalm 100: Turning Christmas back to its true meaning starts with the ancient and timeless spiritual practice of worship. Psalm 100 was written to summons all people to praise God. To know God as worthy to worship, is to obey and follow and to make honoring this God center stage in one’s life. Make […]

11-12-2017 (Pentecost 23)

Introduction Today the prophet Amos calls for justice to roll down like waters. Paul urges us to encourage one another with the promised coming of the Lord. Jesus tells the parable of the wise and foolish bridesmaids. Surrounded by the faithful of every time and place, we celebrate Christ’s coming in our midst in the […]

10-22-2017 (Affirmation of Baptism)

The Holy Spirit calls us together as the people of God. First Reading: Joel 2:21-27 The prophet Joel understood that a locust plague that ravaged the land of Judah was God’s judgment on the people, whom he then called to repentance. Today’s reading points beyond the judgment to a time when the Lord will bless the […]