Sermon -  "God's Greatest Gift: The Forgiveness of Sins in Christ" (October 18,  2020)

The mission of Jesus is to call us to repentance and to give us the forgiveness of sins by His blood. But how should we regard this gift, especially compared to the many other gifts that He gives, even His miracles? In this sermon we explore a portion of the Gospel of Matthew, in which Jesus, through His interaction with a paralytic, gives us the answer.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity (October 18, 2020). Based on the Gospel Reading appointed for the day (Matthew 9:1-8).

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (October 18, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity (October 18, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Sermon -  "Where True Riches are Found: The Teaching of Jesus" (October 11,  2020)

Where is it that true riches are found? While to the eyes of the world it's all about money and everything money can buy, God says something different: True riches are found in knowing Him and the eternal things He proclaims to us in His Word. In this sermon, we explore an interaction between Jesus and the Pharisees, in which Jesus fulfills His role as our one, true Teacher, and lays these true riches into our laps.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (October 11, 2020). Based on the Gospel Reading appointed for the day (Matthew 22:34-46).

Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (October 11, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (October 11, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Sermon -  "Living as the Church: A Life Worthy of the Calling" (October 4,  2020)

By the grace of God, we Christians share a glorious calling: God has called us in Christ to be His Holy Church. But what does this mean? How should it impact the way we live together, especially when we see so much divisiveness in the world around us? In this sermon, we explore a portion of Paul's letter to the Ephesians, in which he gives us the answer.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity (October 4, 2020). Based on the Epistle Reading appointed for the day (Ephesians 4:1-6).

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (October 4, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity (October 4, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Sermon -  "Jesus Frees Us from Our Worries" (September 20,  2020)

As we live in this uncertain world, we will all struggle with worry. However, in the midst of these struggles, we can find true comfort in Jesus. In this sermon, we explore a passage from the Gospel of Matthew, where Jesus speaks about anxiety and calls us to find comfort in Him.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (September 20, 2020). Based on the Gospel Reading appointed for the day (Matthew 6:24-34).

Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (September 20, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (September 20, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Sermon -  "Our Struggle Against Sin and Our Confidence in Christ" (September 13,  2020)

Our life as Christians is a daily struggle against sin. Although we walk by the Spirit's power, we still carry around our old sinful flesh, which often leads us astray, so that we stumble and fall. And yet in Christ we have every reason to be confident in this struggle! In this sermon, we explore the words of the Apostle Paul in Galatians 5, where he lays out our reasons for confidence, as we engage in this daily struggle.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (September 13, 2020). Based on the Epistle Reading appointed for the day (Galatians 5:16-24).

Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (September 13, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (September 13, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (September 6, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity (September 6, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Frank Pies.

Sermon -  "Not Just a Number: Jesus Heals Us with True, Personal Care" (August 30,  2020)

When we consider the vastness of Jesus' salvation, as well as our own personal weakness and humility, we might feel like nothing more than a number, just one small part of a great crowd. But is that how Jesus sees us? In this sermon, we explore one of Jesus' miracles, in which we witness the true personal care that He exhibits toward each of us when He comes to save us.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (August 30, 2020). Based on the Gospel Reading appointed for the day (Mark 7:31-37).

Twelfth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (August 30, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (August 30, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Sermon -  "From Confusion to Clarity: Our Salvation and Our Purpose" (August 23,  2020)

In order to draw us away from Christ, the devil is constantly working to obscure the Truth, seeking to bring confusion to our understanding of both our salvation and our purpose. However, in this sermon we explore a familiar passage from the book of Ephesians, in which the Apostle Paul, speaking by the Spirit's power, brings to us perfect clarity, that we might see the Truth in all its glory.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity (August 23, 2020). Based on the Epistle Reading appointed for the day (Ephesians 2:1-10).

Eleventh Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (August 23, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity (August 23, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

Sermon -  "Jesus Weeps over Jerusalem: A Glimpse of the Heart of Christ" (August 16,  2020)

In this life, we Christians stand surrounded by those who don't believe. Whether they be the elites at the top, or our loved ones closer to home, all around us we see people who reject the Gospel of Christ. So we wonder: What attitude should we Christians take towards them? In this sermon, we explore an account from the Gospel of Luke, where Jesus shows us the answer.

 

Sermon preached by Pastor Aaron Vergin at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Preached on the Tenth Sunday after Trinity (August 16, 2020). Based on the Gospel Reading appointed for the day (Luke 19:41-48).

Tenth Sunday after Trinity: Service of the Word (August 16, 2020)

The Service of the Word for the Tenth Sunday after Trinity (August 16, 2020). Service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in West Bloomfield, MI. Officiated by Pastor Aaron Vergin.

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