Pastor John’s Sermons: General Epistles

Sermons by Pastor Rev. John C. Stennfeld
Categorized by Books of The Bible


Secular Songs of the Season – Sermon I: Angels Among Us (Text: Hebrews 1:14; 13:2)

I’m Only Human (Text: Hebrews 2:14-18)

How to Enter God’s Rest (Text: Hebrews 4:1-16)

Dealing with Others’ Sins (Text: Hebrews 5:1-10)

Unswerving Conviction (Text: Hebrews 10:19-23)

Life’s Necessary Ingredient (Text: Hebrews 11:1-16)

They’ve Got Us Surrounded (Text: Hebrews 11:17-40, 12:1-3)

The Customs and Symbols of Lent – Sermon V: The Veil (Text: Hebrews 12:1-3)

The 5 “P’s” of Parenting: Prepare (Text: Hebrews 12:7-11)

“Reverence and Awe” (Text: Hebrews 12:28-29)

Debunking the World’s Lies: Lie 3 – The Evolutionary Lie (Text: Ecclesiastes 1:9; Hebrews 13:1-8)

The Age of Discontent (Text: Hebrews 13:5)


Sermon Series: The Lord’s Prayer Sermon VII: 6th Petition (Text: And Lead Us Not Into Temptation; James 1:13-14)

Tempted vs Being Tempted (Text: Mark 1:12 &13; James 1:13)

The ‘Trap’-ings of Christmas: The Gifts (Text: James 1:17 & Luke 2:11-12)

Sermon I – Faith = Belief in Action” (Text: Luke 7:1-10 & James 2:14-18)

Be Careful Little Tongue What You Say (Text: James 3:1-12)

Taming of the Tongue (Text: James 3:1-4)

ASAP (Text: James 5:13-18)

I & II Peter

Christmas Themes – Sermon III: Joy (Text: I Peter 1:3-9)

Being Lutheran – Sermon VI – The Priesthood of All Believers (Text: I Peter 2:4-9)

“So That” (Text: I Peter 2:9)

Being Lutheran – Sermon IV – Two Kingdoms (Text: I Peter 2:11-17)

Suffering for Salvation (Text: I Peter 2:13-25)

Sermon IV of This is a Hard Teaching: Submissive Discipleship (Text: I Peter 2:13-21)

“Like Father, Like Son” (Text: I Peter 2:19-25)

“Are You Prepared?” (Text: I Peter 3: 13-16)

Living the Hope (Text: I Peter 3:15)

Prepared to Answer (Text: Acts 17:16-31, I Peter 3:15)

Christmas Themes – Sermon IV: Love (Text: I Peter 4:9-11)

Stand Firm (Text: I Peter 4:12-17, 5:6-11)

“Why do we Suffer?” (Text: I Peter 4:12-19, 5:6-11)

“Don’t Underestimate the Devil” (Text: I Peter 5:6-11)

Seeing is Believing (Text: II Peter 1:16-21)

“Why the Transfiguration?” (Text: II Peter 1:16-17)

“Go for the Gusto” (Text: II Peter 3:8-14)

I & II & II John

Living with Guilt (Text: i John 1:1-2:2)

Essential Memory Verses Every Christian Should Know: Sermon V: The Truth (Text: I John 1:8-9)

Thou Shalt “Not” Love This World (Text: I John 2:15-17)

God’s Children (Text: I John 3:1)

Debunking the World’s Lies: Lie 10 – The Identity Lie (Text: I John 3:1-10)

Children of God (Text: 1 John 3:1-7)

Debunking the World’s Lies: Lie 4 – The Interloper Lie (Text: I John 3:16-18)

Christmas = Destruction (Text: I John 3:8)

Believe “And” (Text: I John 3:16-18)

Greater (Text: I John 4:4)

Secular Songs of the Season – Sermon V: “Where Are You Christmas” (Text: John 3:16 & I John 4:7-11)

Secular Songs of the Season – Sermon II: “What’s Christmas All About?” (Text: I John 4:7-12)

The Lives of People Who Are Black Matter (Text: I John 4:7-11, 20-21)

Love = Obedience (Text: I John 5:1-5)

Maturing as Stewards through Faith, Love, Hope, & Obedience – Sermon # 4 – Discipleship Requires Obedience (Text: I John 5:3 & II John 6)

Love is More Than a Word (Text: I John 5:3, and John 15:17)

Know God, Know Life… No God, No Life (Text: I John 5:9-15)


Remaining in God’s Love (Text: Jude 17-25)