Is it wrong to be concerned for my neighbor's spiritual wellness? How dare you or I care and offer some help? Hear the full audio of Bible Study for August 25th on Romans 9:30-10-4 Romans 9:30-10:4 English Standard Version (ESV) 9:30 What shall we say, then? That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio for 08.25.19
Some really good people with good lives are going to hell in a lovely handbasket woven out of their many proud good works. Some people with really messed up marriages, conflicted families, ruined careers and no awards or great works of public service to boast are going to heaven, thanks to a crown woven of … Continue reading Christ is the End of the Law
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
"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