Readings for the First Midweek Advent Service (12.5.2018)

The time is near! Come and embrace these days of Advent with a Christ-Centered spirituality. Our 2018 Advent Midweek series explores a Christian Theology of Time. Beginning on Wednesday, December 5th we look at four key Biblical teachings about time. While few Christians would find these claims controversial, often our daily life does seem to … Continue reading Readings for the First Midweek Advent Service (12.5.2018)

Parents in the Household of Faith (Week Six: 10.25-31.2018)

Immanuel Lutheran Church invites parents of confirmation age children to learn and grow with their kids in the Christian faith. To encourage that continual learning and growth, each week of class we post a reading from the Large Catechism or other portions of our Lutheran Confession of the faith here especially for the mothers and fathers. These readings are directly … Continue reading Parents in the Household of Faith (Week Six: 10.25-31.2018)

From Luther’s sermon on Eph. 3:13-21

"We admit we are not all strong, but it is also true that were there no weakness in our ranks, we would have no need of prayer, perseverance, exhortation and daily preaching. In condemning the Gospel because of our admitted weakness, something we ourselves confess, our enemies are themselves judged before God by their judging … Continue reading From Luther’s sermon on Eph. 3:13-21