Hear the full audio of "Faith Alone Works Though Our Flesh Objects" A sermon on Hebrews 13 :15-21, Matthew 26:36-46 Maundy Thursday / April 13th / No. 7 of 8 in the Midweek Lent series Here we find the blood of that eternal Covenant which blesses and overcomes our weak, dying flesh with His living … Continue reading Faith Alone Works Though Our Flesh Objects
Readings for Maundy Thursday 13 April 2017 "Faith Alone Works...Though Our Flesh Objects" From: The Formula of Concord, Solid Declaration, Article VI "The Third Use of the Law," par. 22-25  But how and why the good works of believers, although in this life they are imperfect and impure because of sin in the flesh, … Continue reading Readings for Maundy Thursday
Hear the full audio of "Hope Because of the Blood of My Covenant" A sermon on Zechariah 9:9-12Palm Sunday / 9 April 2017 "Why should I dare to have hope?" The Daughter of Zion endured captivity, exile, and seventy years raising her family far from home. She cast her hope into a deep well, there … Continue reading Hope Because of the Blood of My Covenant
Sixth grade kids now know as much or sometimes even more about other world religions than they do about their own faith. Public Schools who once saw the wisdom of Moses’ words and warnings no longer allow his voice to be heard there. It's not their job, but our sacred task to teach them the … Continue reading Faith Alone Works What the Word Commands
Readings for Midweek Lent 6, 5 April 2017 "Faith Alone Works...What The Word Commands" From: The Formula of Concord, Solid Declaration, Article VI "The Third Use of the Law," par. 19-21  But as far as the old Adam is concerned, which still clings to them, he must be driven not only with the Law, but … Continue reading Readings for Midweek Lent 6
What do we do with such a feisty Jesus? What of this name-calling, disagreeable Jesus in John 8? Religious conflicts and arguments remain as plentiful as ever. God's Name most often gets dragged into these modern conflicts about laws and rules, rather than matters of grace and forgiveness of sins, the presence of the living God among his people on earth, and His gift of eternal life. People stand and fight about all the wrong things. Jesus proclaims that heaven is for the living, not the dead... Listen in as Jesus fights about the living God and true religion, for you...