A Lenten Vespers Service for Contemplation of Our Lord’s High Priestly Work Priests don’t tend to be good role models throughout the Gospels and in the book of Acts. Rather, priests accuse and antagonize Jesus and his disciples by their fierce focus on the Law. Yet Jesus warns us all against lawlessness. We learn about … Continue reading Priests Welcome the Lamb’s Lawful Direction
Many are skeptical about the value of Bible Study in our time. Today we hear Jesus asking "What is written...How do you read it?" The Bible is the Word of God, the revelation of His identity, nature and will. With surprise, we hear Jesus approve this man's correct take on the Torah! But soon the … Continue reading How Do You Read It?
How one prays reveals one's views and expectations of God. For some, their personal view matches up well with what God actually makes known about Himself. But what happens when one's personal opinions are not in keeping with the reality of Who God truly is and the Lord's own way of dealing with us? In … Continue reading Bible Study Audio from 09.01.2019
You are made Blameless, Without Blemish or Flaw in Christ Hear the full audio of Bible Study from 18 August 2019 The Passage: 2 Samuel 22:26-34 (ESV) 26 “With the merciful you show yourself merciful; with the blameless man you show yourself blameless; 27 with the purified you deal purely, and with the crooked you make … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio from 08.18.19
It's tough to relax while you're nursing a grudge. There's no escape from an anger that goes wherever you do. Jesus would free us from fits of rage, seething pretense and feigned friendship. He bids us rather to be reconciled, forgiven and forgiving. His grace is sufficient to give us rest--together--in Christ. Hear the full … Continue reading A Relaxing Summer by Grace Alone
Hey, look man, it's not the End Of The World. Then suddenly, it is... Hear the full audio of "Life Like Normal Until The Day" A sermon on Luke 17:20-30 (ESV) Twenty-fifth Sunday after Trinity / 18 November 2018 Immanuel Lutheran Church of Laurel, NE Bible Class Notes 11.18.18 (25th Sunday after Trinity) Luke 17:20-30 … Continue reading Life Like Normal, Until The Day…
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)