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)
Jesus faces off with enemies in the temple. We explore the latter part of this conflict in John 8, as Jesus reveals Himself the true Son of God, begotten of the Father from all eternity... Hear the full audio of Bible Study from 07 April 2019 / Fifth Sunday in Lent (Hear the sermon on … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio from 04.07.2019
Is the Truth so plain and obvious none would ever contest, deny or reject it? Hear the full audio of "The Truth Heard, But Not Believed" A sermon on John 8:42-59 (ESV) Fifth Sunday in Lent / 18 March 2018 John 8:42-58 (ESV) 42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would … Continue reading The Truth Heard, But Not Believed
PART TWO of the “All Who Believe and Are Baptized” Lent Series for 2018 Hear the full audio of "Does Your 'One Lord' Sign His Covenants on Infants?" A sermon on Genesis 17:1-14 / Colossians 2:6-15 Midweek Lent Service / 21 Feb. 2018 (Genesis 17:1-14) When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to … Continue reading Does Your “One Lord” Sign His Covenants on Infants?
Click to hear the full audio of "The Reformation: On Truth" A sermon on John 8:31-36 Reformation Day (Observed), 29 October 2017 As we observe the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, our attention focuses on the promise Jesus makes to those who believe in him: "if you abide in My Word, you are truly … Continue reading You Will Know The Truth
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...