Pray that our persecuted brothers and sisters would take to heart Jesus’ words: “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you. Remember the words I spoke to you: ‘No servant is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed [kept/treasured] my teaching, they will obey [keep/treasure] yours also.” (John 15:18-20) Continue reading
Lessons for 6/10/2012: OT: Gen. 3:8-15; Epistle: 2 Cor. 4:13-5:1; Gospel: Mk 3:20-35. See you Sunday! Continue reading
Preached 6/3/2012 – Holy Trinity In 2011, VeggieTales co-creator and former owner of Big Idea Productions, Paul Vischer was interviewed by World Magazine. Through the VeggieTales, Viescher was pursuing his BigIdea dream. The once popular childrens characters were bringing in … Continue reading
Acts 2:14 – But Peter, standing up with the eleven, raised his voice and said to them, “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and heed my words. This week the church … Continue reading
Pastor Schuldheisz reminds us “all we need is love” as he explains what Jesus meant when He said, “abide in my love” in John 15. His sermon makes for some great devotional reading!
In today’s world, we are hard pressed to think of anything worse than death. But in today’s “Memorial Moment’s” devotion, Pastor Scott Murray tells us, “It could have been worse.” Though we know death is evil, God has revealed that … Continue reading
What do we do in those times when we feel God’s accusing finger – the finger of His law. We can be certain that there are no fingers pointing back at Him. We cannot deflect our guilt or our shame and blame others. What happens when we are burdened and heavy laden and we feel the reality of our sin deeply and inwardly. What do we do? How do we deal with it? Who shall save us from this body of death?
To answer these questions, God does not calls us to look inward at whether or not we believe our sins are forgiven. Rather, God points us outward to see the work He has done and He continues to do. Continue reading
Pastor Scott Murray of Memorial Lutheran Church in Houston Texas’ devotion today points us again to the real focus of our faith – the person and work of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. You can read his devotion here
Pastor Scott Murray of Memorial Lutheran Church in Houston Texas has a wonderful devotion today about the hierarchy that God has established in the world. Take a read: Memorial Moments – 5/1/2012
Grace, Mercy and peace to you from God our Father, through our Lord and Savior, our Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ. AMEN. One of the most beloved sections of Scripture is the 23rd Psalm. It’s such a beloved section of Scripture … Continue reading