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Galatians 6:9

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Recent Sermons & Services

In the event you would like to revisit or on the unfortunate chance you may have missed one, we offer audio below featuring recent worship service audio as well as audio highlighting past Sermons and Performances held here at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Princeton, IL.

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Recent Worship Services

Recent Sermons

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Giving in Grace
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus provides a compelling example of "giving in grace". Jesus tells us "Go and do likewise".

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: We Give of Ourselves
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, October 8th, 2017, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
In 2 Corinthians 8:1-7 Paul writes of what we might call the first "world hunger" offering. As Paul speaks of this gift, he uses descriptive terms such as "the grace of God", "abundant joy", "wealth of generosity", and others. But the most interesting description of the Macedonian giving is "and this, not merely as we expected; they gave themselves first to the Lord."

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: The Gift of God's Grace
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, October 1st, 2017, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
The Apostle Paul lays out the cornerstone of God's great love for us. The cornerstone is Christ and God's rich, abundant, and free gift of grace in Jesus Christ. Grace lies at the foundation of God's relationship with us and informs us how we are to live as God's people each day.

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Is It Fair?
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, September 24th, 2017, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
God is Creator of the whole universe (heaven and earth), and God is Creator of both the Church and secular society/government. As Creator, God offers grace to all, even making the last to be first, and the first to be last. Is it fair? Listen to this sermon as you ponder this questions.

View Additional Copyright InformationSermon: Family Feud
By Pastor Scott Schmidt, Sunday, September 17th, 2017, Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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Theme & Focus:
This sermon uses a story called "Family Feud" written by William White in Stories for the Gathering, ©1997 Augsburg Fortress. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #SAS027924.

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This sermon uses a story called "Family Feud" written by William White in Stories for the Gathering, ©1997 Augsburg Fortress. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #SAS027924.

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