Our God creates life and it is good! The physical and intellectual constructs of man easily obscure our view of this life-giving God. Sin corrupts the good creation, but cannot destroy it--even in you. The Word of the Lord breaks through to call forth new life and strengthen His good creation in His fallen creatures. … Continue reading According to its Kind
Personal self-examination is important. Here, Christ prepares His congregations for His corporate 'self-examination' with the seven letters to the seven churches. The Living Lord Jesus holds the keys of Death and Hades, but entrusts the keys of the kingdom of heaven to His Church. We revisit and conclude our conversation on the mission of the … Continue reading Revelation Session Eight: Seven-fold Structure of Seven Letters
We rejoice in the unsung saints of centuries past and recent memory. Praising God for His blessing pronounced, received and fulfilled--we now lay hold of our Lord's "Blessed" for ourselves, with special attention to the gift of Peacemakers in our midst. Hear the full audio of "Blessed are the Peacemakers" A sermon on Matthew 5:9 … Continue reading Sermon: Blessed are the Peacemakers
Session Seven: The Living Son of Man [slides video] 10.27.19 For the full series, visit the REVELATION: A SANCTUARY BIBLE STUDY page.
"And in other news: Techs restored Baptism and Fellowship Series audio this week. The lone Web monkey at isaiah504blues.com repaired the audio links to the Baptism (2017) and Fellowship (2018) Lent Sermon Series pages. During the renovation of the podcast host site, immanuellutheranlaurelne.com, all previously embedded and direct download links to sermon, Bible Study and … Continue reading The Return of Baptism and Fellowship Audio
We pray: “Almighty and gracious Lord, pour out Your Holy Spirit on Your faithful people. Keep us steadfast in Your grace and truth, protect and deliver us in times of temptation, defend us against all enemies, and grant to Your church Your saving peace, through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with … Continue reading Readings for Reformation Day (Observed 10.27.2019)