Sunday, July 1, 2018

Posted on Jun 27 2018
1st John – The Love Letter Bible Background: We don’t know details about the origin of 1,2, or 3 John. The writer might be the person who wrote the Gospel of John; or is at least well-acquainted with that Gospel. Themes that match between this letter and the Gospel: Jesus as
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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Posted on Jun 23 2018
Exodus 20:17=A Fence For the Heart Bible Background: Commandments #9 & #10 prohibit coveting. To covet is to want something badly, which is not rightfully ours. Part of the job of loving our neighbor has to do with respecting their relationships and property. In the alternate way of
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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Posted on Jun 16 2018
4th-8th Commandments (Exodus 20:12f) Digging Deeper: These commandments have to do with ‘loving our neighbor’. They’re about how our well-being is tied to the well-being of our neighbors. In the Small Catechism Luther reminds us that the spirit of the commandment calls us to
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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Posted on Jun 08 2018
Exodus 20:1-11 Commandments 1-3 Bible Background: The Commandments are recorded in Exodus 20, and Deuteronomy 5, with slight variations. Today we’re looking at the first three Commandments, that focus on our relationship with God. Digging Deeper: #1 “You shall have no other
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