Posts with the tag “church”
Reflections: July 23, 2021
by HT Content on July 23rd, 2021
When things look bleak, return to the Word of God.
Reflections: June 11, 2021
by HT Content on June 11th, 2021
May God bless the Church today with believers like Barnabas who encourage others in Christ.
Reflections: May 25, 2021
by HT Content on May 25th, 2021
The Holy Spirit causes you to trust that Jesus speaks the truth.
Reflections: May 21, 2021
by HT Content on May 21st, 2021
When you honor the governor or the president, you are really honoring Christ,
Reflections: February 26, 2021
by HT Content on February 26th, 2021
Wherever the Lord’s altar is, wherever there’s calling on His Name, there He is with you.
Reflections: January 23, 2021
by HT Content on January 22nd, 2021
God will lead and direct you to do the good works that He alone has prepared for you.
Reflections: November 11, 2020
by HT Content on November 11th, 2020
Submission doesn't mean what you think it does, when it comes to Christ and marriage.
This Just In: Idols and Politics
by Katie Hill on November 4th, 2020
We are taught and reminded at all times, no matter what we see, no matter what we think we can or cannot accomplish, God is still in control over this world. Ours is not the might; God is the mighty one.
Reflections: October 27, 2020
by HT Content on October 27th, 2020
God's will is that you live freely in Him.
Reflections: October 24, 2020
by HT Content on October 24th, 2020
In the Divine Service, God's lovingkindness is at work drawing us back to His Gifts.
Reflections: October 6, 2020
by HT Content on October 6th, 2020
God has not been fair with us but has instead been gracious.
Reflections: October 3, 2020
by HT Content on October 3rd, 2020
We go to church to hear of God's mercy in Jesus and to learn to love others as ourselves.
Reflections: September 11, 2020
by HT Content on September 11th, 2020
Wherever Jesus is, He is among us with good gifts of life and salvation.
Foundations: Magisterial or Ministerial?
by Katie Hill on September 2nd, 2020
Since His Church is a kingdom, God Himself rules as its King, often through the gracious gifts that Jesus, our Prince of Peace, brings down to bless us. Holy Baptism, Holy Communion, Holy Absolution, and the Holy Gospel all bring the blessings of forgiveness of our sins, salvation of our souls, and life everlasting in the kingdom to come--paradise.
Reflections: July 16, 2020
by HT Content on July 16th, 2020
The Lord gathers His Church from unexpected places.
Digging Deeper: Mixing It Up with Religion and Politics
by Katie Hill on July 1st, 2020
It's very important to keep in mind one last thing: Politics is temporal; faith in Christ is eternal. The kingdoms of this world, including our own, will all pass away and are destined for destruction. But the kingdom of Christ will never pass away.
Reflections: June 29, 2020
by Sandra Madden on June 29th, 2020
As long as the forgiveness that was won on the Cross is being distributed, the Church shall endure.
Video Short: June 18, 2020
by Sandra Madden on June 18th, 2020
Host: George Borghardt Even in ancient world where slavery abounded Christianity positioned itself and its message as antithetical to the practice. The Gospel teaches love and charity towards people of all backgrounds, races, and economical class. This message is antithetical to slavery today, and it was antithetical to slavery back in the days of Paul. Link Referenced Today: Last Week's video Hos...
Video Short: June 17, 2020
by Sandra Madden on June 17th, 2020
Host: George Borghardt Racism is anti-Christ. Hating others, for any reason, is sin. Judging others for how they look is sin. But in Christ there is forgiveness! We, as Christians and Lutherans, believe that any person who believes in the crucified Christ, no matter the color of their skin, will be saved. Don't get defensive. Talk about Jesus. Host: Rev. George Borghardt, Pastor at Immanuel Luther...
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.
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