Posts with the tag “gospel”

Reflections: October 22, 2021
by HT Content on October 22nd, 2021
Faith is of the Gospel, not of the Law.   Read More
Reflections: October 14, 2021
by HT Content on October 14th, 2021
A Jesus risen from the dead is all that you need.   Read More
Reflections: October 9, 2021
by HT Content on October 9th, 2021
You and I will not be the last to hear of the wonders that the Lord has done.   Read More
Reflections: October 5, 2021
by HT Content on October 5th, 2021
The proof of Christianity isn't in our works, but in God's.   Read More
Reflections: August 28, 2021
by HT Content on August 28th, 2021
God renews our faith with the gifts of His pulpit and altar.   Read More
Reflections: August 6, 2021
by HT Content on August 6th, 2021
God speaks through ordinary men called pastors.   Read More
Reflections: August 2, 2021
by HT Content on August 2nd, 2021
God is the shield that protects you, even from yourself.   Read More
Reflections: July 29, 2021
by HT Content on July 29th, 2021
God doesn't glory in destruction, even of the wicked.   Read More
Reflections: July 15, 2021
by HT Content on July 14th, 2021
We love the Law because we wear Jesus in our Baptism.   Read More
Reflections: July 12, 2021
by HT Content on July 12th, 2021
The Law paints a picture of God. The Gospel paints a picture of you.   Read More
Reflections: June 9, 2021
by HT Content on June 9th, 2021
On the Last Day, the Spirit who has given you life in Christ will raise you from the dead.   Read More
Reflections: May 24, 2021
by HT Content on May 24th, 2021
The Holy Spirit inspired writers and preachers so you would hear God's Word.   Read More
Reflections: May 11, 2021
by HT Content on May 11th, 2021
What is the only thing that gives you liberation from the bonds of your sin? The powerful Gospel of Christ!   Read More
Reflections: April 27, 2021
by HT Content on April 27th, 2021
By grace, through faith in Jesus apart from anything you try to do, the LORD has renewed your strength.   Read More
Video Short: Best Of - Is God Punishing Us?
by HT Content on April 8th, 2021
Host: George Borghardt Is the Covid virus a call to repentance, a judgement from God or a call to the Gospel? About the Host: Rev. George Borghardt, Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bossier City, Louisiana and president of the youth organization Higher Things, Inc. If you have questions or topics that you'd like discussed on Higher Things Video Shorts, email them to ...  Read More
Reflections: January 28, 2021
by HT Content on January 28th, 2021
God is unveiled for you weekly at the Divine Service.   Read More
Reflections: January 8, 2021
by HT Content on January 8th, 2021
Because of the light of faith, you have received the wisdom of God and are able to live for Christ.   Read More
Video Short: December 23, 2020
by HT Content on December 23rd, 2020
Host: George Borghardt In a year like 2020, we need the Gospel of Christ being born for us more than ever! Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Higher Things! About the Host: Rev. George Borghardt, Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bossier City, Louisiana and president of the youth organization Higher Things, Inc. If you have questions or topics that you'd like discussed on Higher ...  Read More
Reflections: November 30, 2020
by HT Content on November 30th, 2020
By His arrival and by His Cross, Jesus has found even us.   Read More
Reflections: October 18, 2020
by HT Content on October 18th, 2020
We give thanks for Luke, who checked the facts and wrote them in his Gospel.  Read More
Reflections: October 17, 2020
by HT Content on October 17th, 2020
Christ has sent you a pastor to deliver repentance and forgiveness to you in the Word.  Read More
Digging Deeper: Remembering Muhlenberg
by Katie Hill on October 7th, 2020
I'm willing to bet you aren't aware that the Lutheran Service Book sets aside October 7 as a day to commemorate the life of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg who was born more than 300 years ago. We in fact remember him as the Father of American Lutheranism. As a colonial era missionary from Germany to the American colonies, Muhlenberg faced many unique and challenging obstacles in his service to our Lord's Church.  Read More
Reflections: September 21, 2020
by HT Content on September 21st, 2020
You owe God nothing, so you are free to go and cancel the debts of those around you.  Read More
Speaking of Faith: The Engagement Triangle
by Katie Hill on September 3rd, 2020
For decades, the "how to" of sharing the Gospel to friends and family (or even complete strangers) was something that ate at me. I was trained in evangelism (a fancy word for getting the evangel or Good News out to others) at one of our LCMS universities and since then I studied many approaches for witnessing or sharing the faith, but something was always bugging me.  Read More
Video Short: August 25, 2020
by HT Content on August 25th, 2020
Host: George Borghardt The parable of the Pharisee and the Publican (Tax Collector)! We like to push ourselves up while pushing others down like the Pharisee. We like to think that we’re the Tax Collector but even when we're the Tax Collector we still don't measure up. But don’t fret, the Gospel reminds you that no matter how bad you define yourself as something you’re not or how much you fall sho...  Read More
Video Short: August 13, 2020
by HT Content on August 13th, 2020
Host: George Borghardt Four times in the epistles the worry that using your freedom as baptized children to sin is mentioned and cautioned against. That isn’t the Gospel’s fault however, that is your fault. When we are tempted to use the Gospel for sinful means that’s not the Gospel’s fault! Understand that only Christ alone for me on the cross saves me from my sins. The Law is there to teach us h...  Read More
Video Short: August 4, 2020
by HT Content on August 4th, 2020
Host: George Borghardt Beware of False teachers taking your eyes off of the Gospel and it’s gifts. There are many traps and pitfalls in the world of christianity that will teach you to make your faith all about you and what you do for God. This is bad fruit!  Only the pure preaching of the Gospel and the enlightening of you by Christ’s gifts can produce good fruit. Don’t let them take your eyes of...  Read More
Video Short: July 23, 2020
by HT Content on July 23rd, 2020
Host: George Borghardt Today we finish up Philemon! Paul sends back Onesimus with words of the gospel hoping that Onesimus’ master will free him. Paul doesn’t want Onesimus’ master to be cheated of the good work, but even expects him to do better than Paul thinks he will. He even gives him a little law at the end if he wants some law too. Paul gives insight into some amazing pastoral care. About t...  Read More
Reflections: July 10, 2020
by HT Content on July 10th, 2020
The Lord gave you a pastor to make sure His forgiveness is delivered to you.  Read More
Reflections: July 9, 2020
by HT Content on July 9th, 2020
In the crucified Christ we see the Father's face and come to know Him.  Read More
Speaking of Faith: Third Article Evangelism
by Katie Hill on July 8th, 2020
If you know your catechism and the biblical texts, which your catechism correctly summarizes, then you know that getting someone to make a decision for Jesus is not the goal of evangelism. Instead, the goal of evangelism is for God to raise someone from the dead and that doesn't happen as a result of someone making a decision for Jesus.   Read More
Reflections: June 30, 2020
by Sandra Madden on June 30th, 2020
What would happen if your sins were not recorded forever, but were thrown into the deepest, darkest part of the ocean?  Read More
Speaking of Faith: Tell What Jesus Did
by Katie Hill on June 24th, 2020
You believe. You tell someone. God will work through the message of Jesus which you speak.  Read More
Helpful Things: Spilling the Tea on Generation Z
by Katie Hill on June 16th, 2020
You don't have to struggle with your identity. You know who you are; you know Whose you are. In your Baptism, God has given you new life. He has forgiven your sins. He has made you who you are by showing you Whose you are. You are one who has been bought by Christ the crucified.   Read More
Video Short: June 10, 2020
by Sandra Madden on June 10th, 2020
Host: George Borghardt Paul has the authority to command Philemon to do the right thing, but he doesn't deal with him that way. Paul wants his relationship with Philemon to be based on love rather than power. He would prefer to simply ASK Philemon to do the right thing, for the sake of Christ. Likewise, God wants to deal with you by means of the Gospel rather than by the Law. Additional Links: Las...  Read More
Reflections: June 10, 2020
by Sandra Madden on June 10th, 2020
The Law produces contrition, and the Gospel draws up from the water of Baptism a son of God.  Read More



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