Sermones

  • Strength in Weakness Marque 6:1-13, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Queridos amigos en Cristo:   The Gospel lesson just read begins with Jesus going back to preach in his home town.  Most of us preachers have had the opportunity to do this at some point in our careers.  In my ...
  • Palm Sunday Sermon Zacarías 9:9-12, Mark 11:1-11, Marque 14:1-9 What a beautiful thing this woman did!  The text doesn’t tell us why she anointed Jesus, but we can assume that she had been moved by his ministry.  Perhaps it was his care and concern for those in need—exemp...
  • Cuaresma 2 Sermon Génesis 17 - Our Amazing and Surprising God! Queridos amigos: God calls, and God promises.  When Jesus began his ministry, one of the first things he did was to call people to follow him.  The Gospels record a number of those “call” stories.  Jesus cal...
  • Epifanía 5 Sermon Isaías 40:21-31 Gracia, mercy and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus.  Amen.  Dear friends in Christ:   The Gospel lesson we just read begins with Jesus performing acts of physical healing.  Those of us who...
  • Epifanía Sermón Mateo 2:1-12 Gracia, mercy and peace be to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus.  Amen.  Dear friends in Christ:   When Jesus was born, the message of his birth was first announced to shepherds.  We heard about it on C...
  • Reformation Sermon Juan 8:31-36 Queridos amigos en Cristo, today is a very special day.  On this day, people throughout the world are observing the 500th anniversary of the beginning of a great movement that changed the world.  500 Hace años, a little-known Augustinian monk...
  • “God Notices the Hungry” by Pastor W. Lehrer Pentecostés 9:  August 6:  Matthew 14.13-21 & Isaías 55 “God Notices the Hungry”   No Israelite, sitting in the wilderness, or hearing stories of others who sat in the wilderness and received from Jesus' hand this miraculous feast of bread...
  • Mission Challenges Pentecostés 3, Mateo 10:21-33 Today’s Gospel reading is the second of three consecutive readings from Matthew chapter 10.  This chapter is an extended teaching from Jesus on the subject of mission.  It starts with specific instructions to the Twelve as...
  • Sermón de Pascua The women who saw the empty tomb on that first Easter morning ran away from it with fear and great joy (Mateo 28:8).  I’ve always been struck by that description.  Fear and great joy—those are two emotions that don’t often go together.  But as I thought...
  • Cuaresma 4, Juan 9 Today’s Gospel reading is another of the long conversations, as recorded in John’s Gospel, between Jesus and a person he met during his days of ministry.  In chapter three Jesus spoke to Nicodemus, a ruler of the people, who came to him by night.  In chap...