March 2023 Program Summaries
March 5, 2023 – 2nd Sunday in Lent
Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-8; John 3:1-17
"Gospel in a Nutshell" – Sermon Text: John 3:1-17 – Rev. Paul Shoemaker
John 3:16 is well known in the Christian community. But outside of the church this Bible reference has little meaning, if any. God, through the apostle John, has given us the words we need to clearly procaim His Gospel message to all.
March 12, 2023 – 3rd Sunday in Lent
Psalm 95:1-9; Exodus 17:1-7; John 4:5-30, 39-42
"The Man at the Well" – Sermon Text: John 4:5-30, 39-42 – Rev. William Mueller
John 4 gives us the beautiful details of an encounter a woman had with a man at a well. In this encounter we enjoy a window into the grace of God, and we ultimately see this man at the well is no mere man. He is the God-Man, Jesus Christ!
March 19, 2023 – 4th Sunday in Lent
Psalm 142; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-7, 13-17, 34-39
"The Measure of a Life" – Sermon Text: John 9:3 – Rev. Dr. Thomas Ahlersmeyer
What makes for a good life? One traveled on a smooth and successful path? Or does Jesus have even something greater in mind amidst the trials and struggles we all face? We see what Jesus says about The Measure of a Life.
March 26, 2023 – 5th Sunday in Lent
Psalm 130; Romans 8:1-4, 11; John 11:17-44
"The Resurrection and the Life" – Sermon Text: John 11:17-44 – Rev. Dr. Walter Maier III
Death is the enemy all of us must face. We will, in fact, die. But more can be said. Someone ment and defeated Death for us: Jesus, the Resurrection and the Life.