Called to Participant Fellowship in His Body and Blood

Spiritual pluralism and religious diversity defines American culture, much as it characterized ancient Corinth. So why this urgent plea to FLEE from idolatry to the Lord's table? Hear the full audio of "Called to Participant Fellowship in His Body and Blood" A sermon on 1 Cor. 10:14-22 / Fellowship in His Word Series / Holy … Continue reading Called to Participant Fellowship in His Body and Blood

Called to Demonstrable Grace in Fellowship

"Am I running, or have I been running in vain?" Paul wonders? The Jerusalem apostles ask, "Is the Gospel as Paul preaches it the same that we ourselves believe, teach and proclaim?" Patiently, they hear one another out. Plainly, they confess and compare their teachings and practice. Differences are addressed and reconciled. Thus the grace … Continue reading Called to Demonstrable Grace in Fellowship

Called Together to Stand Apart in His Fellowship

"Do you renounce the Devil, and all his works, and all his ways?" Our Baptism unites us to Christ. Being united in true Fellowship with Jesus means forsaking all 'fellowship' with lawlessness, darkness, the devil, idolatry and unbelief...for the Lord has called you together to stand apart, to be his living temple, sons and daughters … Continue reading Called Together to Stand Apart in His Fellowship

Called by the Preached Word into Fellowship with Us

We rejoice as our communities unite and pull together in response to recent flooding, disaster or tragedy! Gladly we offer our prayers and act to lend our hands to provide help, clean up and rebuild. Yet the Lord God calls us to an eternal fellowship which transcends both these moments of extraordinary urgency–and all those … Continue reading Called by the Preached Word into Fellowship with Us

Parents in the Household of Faith (Week ending 03.13.2019)

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 ending 03.13.2019)