Pentecost Service at Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn, Officiant Rev. Charles E. Froh, Preacher Renata Peperkorn, Organist
Five years ago today I was installed as pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California. As with many things, it seems like it was both yesterday and a thousand years ago. But here are a few of my thoughts that have bubbled up along the way. It takes about five years to get …
Our Lord wept over Jerusalem for the destruction that would soon come upon her. For she did not recognize the
“(Jesus said:) “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves (Matt. 7:15).
Having compassion on the weary multitudes, (Jesus) renewed the bounty of Eden on the third day, freey granting an abundance
“Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matt. 5:20).
The Lord called fishermen to be fishers of men (Luke 5:1-11). The net they would use is the message of
“Be merciful, even as your Father also is merciful” (Luke 6:36-42) The old Adam in us wants to condemn and
Guest Pastor John-Paul Meyer – “This man receives sinners and eats with them” (Luke 15:2). The Pharisees’ statement of judgment
Our guest pastor this morning is Pastor John Herrmann. He retired from active ministry two years ago after recentky serving