The Lord addresses an impoverished and suffering church in this session. He speaks words of promise for faith to grasp and wield against all fears for their individual--and corporate--future. That future is the Life secured for them in Christ. Below are the Keynote slides on The Letter to Smyrna used in class. Click this link … Continue reading Revelation Session Ten: The Letter to Smyrna
A somewhat casual devotional thought on Mark 11:15-19... 15 And they came to Jerusalem. And [Jesus] entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons. 16 And he would not … Continue reading LORD of the Pigeons
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!