Author Archives: Rev. Paul Rydecki

The trees are full of leaves. Christ is coming soon!

Sermon (audio) Download Sermon Service(video) Download Service Download Bulletin Sermon for Populus Sion – Advent 2 Romans 15:4-13  +  Luke 21:25-36 The trees are almost bare in Las Cruces. The hard freeze this week brought down most of the leaves, … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christ’s coming with true repentance

Sermon for Midweek of Ad Te Levavi Jeremiah 33:14-18  +  James 5:7-8  +  Matthew 3:4-12 The coming of the Lord is at hand, James told us in the second reading tonight. Of course, that was almost 2,000 years ago when … Continue reading

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O Lord, how shall I meet Thee?

Sermon (audio) Download Sermon Service(video) Download Service Download Bulletin Sermon for Ad Te Levavi (Advent 1) Romans 13:11-14  +  Matthew 21:1-9 The Christ is coming. That was the focus of the Old Testament. Throughout the Old Testament, God sent His … Continue reading

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Wisely waiting for the Bridegroom to appear

Sermon (audio) Download Sermon Service(video) Download Service Download Bulletin Sermon for Last Sunday after Trinity 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11  +  Matthew 25:1-13 The world doesn’t believe in the coming Christ, even as the world doesn’t believe in the Christ who once … Continue reading

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Give thanks for God’s gracious election

Sermon (audio) Download Sermon Service(video) Download Service Download Bulletin Sermon for Thanksgiving Eve Lamentations 3:22-25  +  1 Timothy 2:1-8  +  Matthew 22:1-14 Christians don’t need an annual Thanksgiving celebration, do we? We who know the true God and His Son … Continue reading

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