Hear the full audio of Bible Study from June 23 Text and notes relating to love in 1 John 4, and how Christians understand 'agape' / 'Love' in its spiritual, Christ-centered sense, and not a "self-centered," self-determined sense. From the Apology (Defense) of the Augsburg Confession, Article III: OF LOVE AND THE FULFILLING OF THE … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio from 06.24.2019
Light and heat are inseparable from a candle's flame. So also faith and love are inseparable from the Christian life... Hear the full audio of "There is No Fear in Love" A sermon on 1 John 4:16-21 / First Sunday after Trinity / 23 June 2019 1 John 4:16-21 (ESV) 16 So we have come to … Continue reading There is No Fear in Love
We all love a moving conversion story: Here a man whose life is decisively marked by his obedience to the Law and expertise in holy writ is told even he must be born again--by water and the Spirit! Such new birth might rightly be called 'labor,' but the Holy Spirit does all the work of … Continue reading You Must Be Born Again!
Listen in on a rather "off the cuff" edition of Bible Class as we study 1 Peter 4:7-14... Hear the full audio of Bible Study from 02 June 2019 Seventh Sunday of Easter / Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Laurel, NE 1 Peter 4:7-14 (ESV) 7 The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled … Continue reading Bible Study Audio from 06.02.2019
"Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God." (1 Peter 2:16) Hear the full audio of "Using Your Freedom" A sermon on 1 Peter 2:11-20 / Fourth Sunday of Easter / 12 May 2019 From 1 PETER 2:11-20 (ESV) 11 Beloved, I urge you … Continue reading Using Your Freedom
Love is not just for your weddings and families, but given first for the other members of the Body of Christ... Hear the full audio of "Loved and Fully Known" A sermon on 1 Corinthians 13 / Quinquagesima / 03 March 2019 Thanks for reading or listening. Share with a friend of you like by … Continue reading Loved and Fully Known
Paul tells them, “You did a noble thing, Philippians, by sharing in my troubles. I thank God the Father that I have partners like you in this work of giving and receiving in Christ Jesus.” Hear the full audio of "Your Partnership in Giving and Receiving" A sermon on Philippians 4:14-20 / Thanksgiving Eve Service … Continue reading Your Partnership in Giving and Receiving