Monthly Archives: February 2014

Holy and Perfect… Are You Sure?

Readings for Seventh Sunday After Epiphany: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; 1 Corinthians 3:10-23; Matthew 5:38-48 Dear holy people of Bethlehem Lutheran, for the Lord your God is holy, it can be weighing thing to hear the Word of the Lord on … Continue reading

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You Have Heard It Said… There Is More

How many times have you looked at the commandments and thought to yourself that you’re doing pretty good right now? Haven’t murdered, haven’t cheated on your spouse. Less likely, but maybe even have gone a little while telling only the … Continue reading

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Honestly, Thrivent… What I See Happening

Honestly Thrivent, I am disappointed in this news that no longer will great organizations will be eligible to receive funds. The LCMS response was pretty basic and simple, and while I agree it is not much other than this, expressing … Continue reading

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Purification of Mary and Presentation of Our Lord

  It’s only been 40 days since Christmas Day. I’m sure for many of you Christmas seems well into the past. 40 days have flown by and much has gone. It’s even a new year. If you were living at … Continue reading

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