The Hidden Treasure

Hidden treasure. Who among us has not dreamed at least one time of finding hidden treasure? A map that leads us to the buccaneer’s buried booty. An old chest covered with dust in the attic of an abandoned farmhouse. The valuable antique discovered in the contents of a box purchased at an estate auction for a dollar. We’re captivated by stories of hidden treasure.

The Question Jesus Never Answers

Click here to listen to this sermon. “[Jesus] went on His way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem. And someone said to Him, ‘Lord, will those who are saved be few?’” (Luke 13:22-23). Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! This week’s Gospel reading beginsContinue reading “The Question Jesus Never Answers”

What Will the Owner of the Vineyard Do?

Click here to listen to this sermon. “Then the owner of the vineyard said, ‘What shall I do? I will send my beloved son; perhaps they will respect him.’ But when the tenants saw him, they said to themselves, ‘This is the heir. Let us kill him, so that the inheritance may be ours.’ AndContinue reading “What Will the Owner of the Vineyard Do?”

The Mystery of the Sown Seed

Click here to listen to this sermon. “And [Jesus] said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself, first the blade, then the ear, then theContinue reading “The Mystery of the Sown Seed”