Posts with the category “under-the-cross”

Under the Cross: You Don't Belong to This World
by Katie Hill on January 15th, 2021
I hope you don’t have to face too much disappointment or drama—although in a fallen world some of that is just a given. I hope you have great and wild earthly successes. That’s all up in the air. I still face that unknown in my future. But either way, you and I—we are baptized.  Read More
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Under the Cross: Don't Look at the List
by Katie Hill on January 6th, 2021
Judgment makes everyone uncomfortable. Every single person on the last day is uncomfortable with Jesus’ assessment. The sheep and the goats both. The goats figure they have done enough. They trusted in themselves and they don’t like what they’re hearing. It wasn’t that they didn’t care about doing good things, it’s that’s somewhere down the line they miss somebody.  Read More
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Under the Cross: The (a)Typical Family
by Katie Hill on December 14th, 2020
Somewhere down the line Christians began to believe there is a typical family in church. We imagine a happily married couple with some, but not too many, kids. Nobody has to deal with divorce and its aftermath. Nobody’s single and old enough that people ask why, or worse, try to guess. Nobody’s in the closet. Nobody’s struggling with anxiety or depression. Everyone believes the same things.  Read More
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Under the Cross: When Relationships Go Bad
by Katie Hill on October 12th, 2020
The thing about abuse is that it is not defined solely by the abuser’s actions, but that those actions serve a purpose. It’s all to make the victim to fear the abuser. Abusers don’t abuse because they’re angry or lose control. They abuse because they believe they’re entitled to and completely justified in treating their partner that way to get what they want.  Read More
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Under the Cross: Secret Battles and Inner Peace
by Katie Hill on October 5th, 2020
This is who we are. Simul justus et peccator. Simultaneously just and sinner. Not sometimes one and sometimes the other. Both. Always. 100% saint. 100% sinner. And it's confusing. And it's war. And it's the life of the Christian. We're all fighting secret battles no matter how we look on the outside.   Read More
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Under the Cross: What's Your Tic?
by Katie Hill on September 29th, 2020
There isn't a single person in this world who has not experienced some degree of suffering that has hurt him or her emotionally and physically. There isn't a single person in this world who has not filed away in his past those things that he wishes had never happened--things that have changed his life, things that he has carried with him to the present.   Read More
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Under the Cross: Who Do You Say That I Am?
by Katie Hill on September 18th, 2020
We figure we need weapons because honestly, this world looks like hell. We all see it. Christians and unbelievers alike. From the pain of the standards you know you’ll never reach no matter how hard you try, to the bitterness you hold towards those who stand over you and never seem to be happy with what you’ve done. From the shame of knowing what’s right and falling so short of it yourself, to the hate and suffering and pain brought by sinners against each other. This is our world. Sin, death, and devils everywhere.  Read More
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Under the Cross: The Morality of Consent
by Katie Hill on September 4th, 2020
Jesus Christ has rescued us from this world's morality. Even if we were to suffer for doing what is truly right in God's sight, we have this assurance and consolation: Jesus works all things out for our good.  Read More
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Under the Cross: She Only Calls Him Lord
by Katie Hill on August 26th, 2020
You can't wrestle with someone who won't be near you in the first place. In this Canaanite woman's time of need, there sits God. So she grabs on and won't let go. Faith sees a lot of "yes" hidden in God's "no" because it starts with the promise that God is good.  Read More
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Under the Cross: There's No Shame in Baptism
by Katie Hill on August 17th, 2020
When it comes to shame, that's our worst fear. I don't want anyone to see it. I'd rather talk about looking humble. I'd rather talk about why it's not my fault. I still feel like trash, but I can at least pretend that nobody sees it. Except God does. He rips it open for all to see. He hangs it on a cross for you. Jesus bore it there for you.   Read More
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Under the Cross: Brave New World
by Katie Hill on August 10th, 2020
As you read through this column, remember one unchanging truth: By virtue of your Holy Baptism, you are Christ's, and no matter what highs or lows you experience this next year, He is always there for you, in Word and Sacrament. Whatever your struggle is, He has taken care of your biggest challenge ever—having conquered sin, death and the devil on your behalf.  Read More
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Under the Cross: Pushing Back with Compassion
by Katie Hill on July 23rd, 2020
Look at the weaknesses you try hardest to escape and recognize that when God tells you that even the hairs on your head are numbered, it isn't His telling you how to keep from going bald. It's His telling you He loves you in such a way that He knows all you are going through and joins you there.   Read More
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Under the Cross: The Sophia Worthy of Reception
by Katie Hill on July 9th, 2020
My daughter's Sophia's name means "wisdom." She's more precious to us than rubies! (Proverbs 8:11) She has taught me more about being a pastor than any theology book or seminary class. Her whole life flows from God. She literally can't make it on her own. She lives and grows completely and totally from the God who gives gifts to her.  Read More
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Under the Cross: Beautiful, Heartbreaking World
by Katie Hill on July 6th, 2020
Yes, we do live in a beautiful, heartbreaking world. It's great. It's also really hard. It's up and it's down. Sometimes we're not sure what it is or which way we are going. However, we know that through it all our Lord is with us.   Read More
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Under the Cross: The First Time I Died
by Katie Hill on June 29th, 2020
Daily I am drowned. Daily I am repented. Daily I am made righteous. A new life, overflowing with the most extraordinary ordinariness.   Read More
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Under the Cross: Hope in Suffering, Not Apart from It
by Katie Hill on June 22nd, 2020
I don’t know if Peter had courage or cowardice upside down on that cross, but I know he’s baptized. I know that afraid or not, God had already saved him.  Read More
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Under the Cross: Baptized, Not Gay
by Katie Hill on June 9th, 2020
You are baptized! God has not abandoned you. You are not less in His sight because of your struggles against sin. He has beaten sin for you. All of the guilt, doubt and despair you may feel has been answered for on Calvary.  Read More
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Under the Cross: Living in the Light of Christ
by Katie Hill on June 2nd, 2020
Jesus isn’t just a candle in a dark room. Jesus is the Light of the world. In Him, there is no darkness at all. His light lights up the world! He shines in the darkness and the darkness can’t overcome Him (John 1:5).   Read More
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Under the Cross: The Surreal Life
by Sandra Madden on May 28th, 2020
When the only good thing we can find in our days and lives is to be able to say, “I am baptized,” rejoice! You have already been given everything. Things aren’t just going to get better one day when we’re in heaven—all of heaven was given to us in Baptism.  Read More
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Reflections: July 1, 2020Digging Deeper: Mixing It Up with Religion and PoliticsLive Bible Study: June 30, 2020Video Short: June 30, 2020Live Bible Study: July 1, 2020Live Bible Study: July 2, 2020Dean's List: Your Permanent RecordReflections: July 2, 2020Video Short: July 2, 2020Debunked: Enough Isn't EnoughReflections: July 3, 2020Reflections: July 4, 2020Reflections: July 5, 2020Reflections: July 6, 2020Video Short: July 6, 2020Under the Cross: Beautiful, Heartbreaking WorldVideo Short: July 7, 2020Live Bible Study: July 6, 2020Flex: Christ's Cancel CultureReflections: July 7, 2020Speaking of Faith: Third Article EvangelismReflections: July 8, 2020Live Bible Study: July 7, 2020Video Short: July 8, 2020Live Bible Study: July 8, 2020Video Short: July 9, 2020Under the Cross: The Sophia Worthy of ReceptionReflections: July 9, 2020Live Bible Study: July 9, 2020Helpful Things: Get Your Youth Talking!Reflections: July 10, 2020Video Short: July 10, 2020Reflections: July 11, 2020Live Bible Study: July 10, 2020Reflections: July 12, 2020Reflections: July 13, 2020Video Short: July 13, 2020Digging Deeper: Approaching Feminism with the Mind of ChristLive Bible Study: July 13, 2020Musica Sacra: Hymns Are for ProclamationReflections: July 14, 2020Video Short: July14,2020Video Short: July 15, 2020Live Bible Study: July 14, 2020Foundations: Stand by MeReflection: July 15, 2020Live Bible Study: July 15, 2020Dean's List: Your Vote Is a Gift for your NeighborReflections: July 16, 2020Video Short: July 16, 2020Live Bible Study: July 16, 2020Debunked: The Truth about Jeremiah 29:11Reflection: July 17, 2020Video Short: July 17, 2020Reflections: July 18, 2020Reflections: July 19, 2020Video Short: July 20, 2020Reflections: July 20, 2020Foundations: The Life You Now LiveReflections: July 21, 2020Video Short: July 21, 2020Foundations: Heaven on Earth TogetherLIVE BIBLE STUDY: July 21, 2020Speaking of Faith: The Curious Case of AgnosticismLive Bible Study: July 22, 2020Reflections: July 22, 2020Live Bible Study: July 20, 2020Video Short: July 22, 2020Video Short: July 23, 2020Reflections: July 23, 2020Under the Cross: Pushing Back with CompassionLive Bible Study: July 23, 2020Video Short: July 24, 2020Digging Deeper: SpiriligiosityReflections: July 24, 2020Live Bible Study: July 24, 2020Reflections: July 25, 2020Live Bible Study: July 25, 2020Reflections: July 26, 2020Live Bible Study: July 27, 2020Flex: Lutherans on FacebookReflections: July 27, 2020Video Short: July 27, 2020Video Short: July 28, 2020Foundations: CrucifloodLive Bible Study: July 28, 2020Reflections: July 28, 2020Video Short: July 29, 2020Speaking of Faith: Campus ChristianReflections: July 29, 2020Live Bible Study: July 29, 2020Dean's List: Baptized, Ready to DieLive Bible Study: July 30, 2020Reflections: July 30, 2020Video Short: July 30, 2020Video Short: July 31, 2020Debunked: The End Times--Still All About JesusReflections: July 31, 2020
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Helpful Things: Are You Ready for a Miracle?Reflections: September 1, 2020Video Short: September 1, 2020Reflections: September 2, 2020Video Short: September 2, 2020Live Bible Study: September 1, 2020Foundations: Magisterial or Ministerial?Video Short: September 3, 2020Speaking of Faith: The Engagement TriangleReflections: September 3, 2020Video Short: September 4, 2020Live Bible Study: September 3, 2020Under the Cross: The Morality of ConsentReflections: September 4, 2020Reflections: September 5, 2020Reflections: September 6, 2020Reflections: September 7, 2020Live Bible Study: September 2, 2020Foundations: Dare to Be Lutheran!Reflections: September 8, 2020Video Short: September 8, 2020Live Bible Study: September 4, 2020Foundations: Great Is Your RewardReflections: September 9, 2020Musica Sacra: Find Your RestLive Bible Study: September 8, 2020Live Bible Study: September 10, 2020Reflections: September 10, 2020Video Short: September 10, 2020Live Bible Study: September 9, 2020Dean's List: Faces of the Old AdamDebunked: What's Behind the Mask?Reflections: September 11, 2020Video Short: September 11, 2020Reflections: September 12, 2020Reflections: September 13, 2020Reflections: September 14, 2020Live Bible Study: September 14, 2020Live Bible Study: September 11, 2020Live Bible Study: September 12, 2020Video Short: September 14, 2020Speaking of Faith: The Backstory Behind Holy Cross DayReflections: September 15, 2020Video Short: September 14, 2020Digging Deeper: True ConfessionLive Bible Study: September 15, 2020Reflections: September 16, 2020Video Short: September 15, 2020Foundations: The Words of Our LordLive Bible Study: September 17, 2020Video Short: September 17, 2020Live Bible Study: September 16, 2020Flex: Really ReceivingReflections: September 17, 2020Video Short: September 18, 2020Under the Cross: Who Do You Say That I Am?Live Bible Study: September 18, 2020Reflections: September 18, 2020Reflections: September 19, 2020Reflections: September 20, 2020Speaking of Faith: Answering the KnockLive Bible Study: September 21, 2020Video Short: September 21, 2020Reflections: September 21, 2020Video Short: September 22, 2020Foundations: Paid in FullVideo Short: September 23, 2020Live Bible Study: September 22, 2020Reflections: September 22, 2020Live Bible Study: September 23, 2020Digging Deeper: Religion vs. RelationshipReflections: September 23, 2020Video Short: September 24, 2020Dean's List: The Law Is for You Even NowLive Bible Study: September 24, 2020Reflections: September 24, 2020Debunked: Put Guilt in Its PlaceVideo Short: September 25, 2020Reflections: September 25, 2020Reflections: September 26, 2020Live Bible Study: September 25, 2020Reflections: September 27, 2020Reflections: September 28, 2020Video Short: September 28, 2020Foundations: Two Kinds of EatingReflections: September 29, 2020Video Short: September 29, 2020Live Bible Study: September 28, 2020Under the Cross: What's Your Tic?Reflections: September 30, 2020Video Short: September 30, 2020Live Bible Study: September 29, 2020Speaking of Faith: Can You Be Rational and Still Believe in Miracles?
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