Category Archives: Day of Resurrection

Easter 2: Where to Go

Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! Ever have your doubts? Of course you do. You’ve waited for personal revelation. You’ve hoped to have an experience, perhaps without the tragedy and hardship that comes in life. We’d like … Continue reading

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Easter Festival: 8th Day

Alleluia! Christ is risen!  His is risen indeed!  Alleluia!  The suffering and death of one man on a Friday afternoon was the greatest moment in the history of this fallen world!  As His death struggle drew to a close Jesus … Continue reading

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Fishy Business In the Resurrection

Easter 3: Luke 24:36-49, 1 John 3:1-7 (Side note: this was also my last Sunday at Bethlehem in Carson City, NV. Please pray for these dear saints as they call a new pastor and thank you for prayers as we … Continue reading

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Doubts? Plenty Abound. Peace Be With You.

Easter 2B: 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31 To all the faithful at Bethlehem Lutheran, peace be with you. Amen. These disciples were among the cowards and those who doubted, it wasn’t just Thomas. Remember on Easter day we heard of … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil: Darkness to Light

(For the fourth year in a row, we rejoice in celebrating baptisms on this night as well! Thanks be to God!) It is the most holy of nights. The stars are brightly shining. It’s not the night of our dear … Continue reading

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Immediate Healing and Release From Christ’s Touch

5th Sunday After Epiphany: Isaiah 40:21-31; Mark 1:29-39 Dear saints of Bethlehem, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Fresh from the synagogue, just after driving out the unclean spirit, Jesus stopped … Continue reading

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Risen and Sends, Rev. S. Schumacher – Ghana

Rev. Steve Schumacher, missionary and theological educator being sent to serve in Ghana. Sunday August 3 at Bethlehem Carson City, NV. Information and support for Pastor Schumacher may be found here.

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Doubts, Fear, and Hiding. Peace.

Reading: John 20:19-31 (Acts 5:29-42) Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! Ever have your doubts? Of course you do. You’ve waited for personal revelation. You’ve hoped to have an experience, perhaps without the tragedy and hardship, of … Continue reading

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