"For freedom, Christ has set us free..." (Galatians 5). Yet Paul and the other Apostles warn against the abuse of our Christian freedom. We take a look at 1 Peter 2:11-20 and the connection of identity and the blessed use of freedom to the glory of God and the service of neighbors. Click here for … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio from 05.12.2019
Racing the clock or running out of time? Here God makes and gives His plenty for you! Hear the full audio of "Keeping It Holy For You" A sermon on Exodus 20:1-17 8 July 2018 / Sixth Sunday after Trinity Exodus 20:1-17 (ESV) And God spoke all these words, saying, 2 “I am the Lord your … Continue reading Keeping It Holy For You
Surprise: Wealth is no sure sign of God's favor, nor is poverty or philanthropy. Apart from the Word, even Christ's own resurrection remains at best a paranormal oddity. Hear the full audio of "Send Lazarus!" A sermon on Luke 16:19-31 First Sunday after Trinity / 2 June 2018 From Luther's Small Catechism: see Fifth, Ninth, … Continue reading Send Lazarus!
We're born into relationship as His free children of promise, not slaves living in fear of the Law's threats: "obey Me, or else..." Hear the full audio of "We are Children of Promise" A sermon on Galatians 4:21-31 (ESV) 4th Sunday in Lent / 11 March 2018 Galatians 4:21-31 (ESV) 21 Tell me, you who desire … Continue reading We Are Children of Promise
Hear the full audio of "Confident and Competent in Christ" A sermon on 2 Corinthians 3:1-11 Twelfth Sunday after Trinity, 27 August 2017 The ministry of Moses was such that God's people couldn't stand to look Moses in the face as he spoke the Word of the Lord. The letter of the Law proclaimed condemnation … Continue reading Competent and Confident in Christ
Hear the full audio of "Faith Alone Works...Our Righteousness in Christ" A sermon on Romans 4:1-8 and John 18:7-9 (Ch.18-19) Midweek Lent 8 Good Friday, 14 April 2017 No. 8 of 8 in series "Faith Alone Works..." The sermon series concludes with a clear distinction between the right and necessary preaching of good works as … Continue reading Faith Alone Works…Our Righteousness in Christ
Hear the full audio of "Faith Alone Works Though Our Flesh Objects" A sermon on Hebrews 13 :15-21, Matthew 26:36-46 Maundy Thursday / April 13th / No. 7 of 8 in the Midweek Lent series Here we find the blood of that eternal Covenant which blesses and overcomes our weak, dying flesh with His living … Continue reading Faith Alone Works Though Our Flesh Objects