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1. Responding to Evangelical Prooftexts: 1 Corinthians 10:13, “He Will Not Let You Be Tempted Beyond Your Ability” – Pr. Bryan Wolfmueller, 11/18/14
Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller of Hope Lutheran-Aurora, CO Table Talk Radio Around the Word Journal What Does This Mean> Around the Word Weekly Email Devotion Rightly Divided Daily Bible Meditation
The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death. (Ps 118:18 KJV) The apostle St. Peter writes: “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some … Continue reading →. . . Read All
Often the topic of how God governs all things comes up in parish life during suffering and struggles. Questions will arise about God being the cause of something (sin is the cause of this damned mess), allowing something (as if He is distant from things and is often merely wordplay), or even sending something. This is of course a difficult topic, and it deserves much attention in the lives of Christians who indeed will suffer in this life. Recently I had a opportunity to sing and meditate upon one of my favorite hymns, “Why Should Cross and Trial Grieve Me” (LSB 756, but if you want a longer version check out TLH, although an even older English version includes . . . Read All
Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis by Time Townsend.
The text for this lesson is Matthew 26:36–56. Key Point In the face of treachery, violence, cowardice, and all kinds of evil, Jesus steadfastly serves the Father’s will to fulfill the Scriptures and save His people. Law:Our prayers and courage falter in the face of fatigue and threat of physical harm. Gospel: Jesus prays for us and suffers all, […]