Together in the Word

May 2018

Together in the Word - May 27, 2018

  Sadly, in Jesus’ day religious Jewish men (Pharisees) managed to turn even God’s day of rest, Saturday, into a “work.” Today too, made-up rules and distractions keep Christians from their proper focus. God's main message to us sinners is not about us or rituals to which we must conform; it is about Christ himself. Relying on what Christ did in our place instead of our own good works empowers our service to God. Here is this week's "Together in...

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Together in the Word - May 20, 2018

On Trinity Sunday we celebrate the mystery of God being three-in-one, a mystery he reveals both for his glory and on our behalf. Isaiah rightly trembled at God’s holiness. But to Nicodemus Jesus reveals something even more profound about the Trinity. The Father sent the Son to die in our place; whoever trusts in the Son, by the new birth the Spirit gives, has life with the Trinity forever. Here is this week's "Together in the Word" for your personal and/or family...

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Together in the Word - May 13, 2018

Many problems seem unsolvable, but in Christ, our God is the God of the impossible. The day of Pentecost gave clear evidence of the power of the Spirit of Jesus to change things dramatically. Just as dead bones became living, breathing beings in the Ezekiel's vision, so people dead in sin become spiritually alive through the message the Holy Spirit has orchestrated and communicated through believers. Here is this week's "Together in the Word" for your personal and/or family...

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Together in the Word - May 6, 2018

Once he had fulfilled his rescue mission here, Jesus visibly ascended into heaven before his disciple’s eyes. God exalted Jesus again to his position of glory and honor as the King of kings and Lord of lords. Jesus now reigns over all things for our eternal good. Our ascended Lord watches over his Church. He intercedes for us with the Father. He protects us with his power. He guides us with his Holy Word of truth. Here is this week's "Together in the Word" for your...

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