Do you know the rest of the story about baptism?
Why do we need to look at Jesus close up and not from afar?
How do we know that Jesus was qualified to be our Savior?
How can we make sure we are building a proper foundation for the future?
What should we see when we look at that little child in Mary’s arms?
How greatly God must love you!
Hope has arrived!
How can something so old and familiar as Christmas surprise us?
What brings real rejoicing?
How does God understand time?
What can happen when you are blessed too much?
Why does thanksgiving take so much time?
If you had a book written about your life, when you died, what would be in that book?
We welcome Chris and Janine Pluger from the Lutheran Bible Translators!
For us as Christians, what is worse than not being ready?
How are we as Christians supposed to think about those who have gone ahead of us into heaven?
As Christians are we free from all, or in service to all?
What do we do when the government goes too far?
If getting into heaven were trying out for a team or auditioning for a play, how do you know that you’d make the cut?
What is God looking for when he looks at you?
How can I get real, lasting change in my life, for good?
What do you do when fair isn’t enough?
Are there hurts and harms done to our souls that cannot heal?
Each of us knows that there might be times when there has to be surgery on our bodies. But what does the Bible tell us about having surgery on our soul?
Are there times when your biggest enemy is yourself?
Who is our God? He is the God who remembers. He remembers to rescue us and to redeem us.
How do I know that I belong in church? How do I know that those on the outside of church belong here too?
If you could ask God for anything, what would that be?
The real challenge is not being left alone. Instead the difficulty is what your left alone with.
What do we do when God’s word doesn’t seem to work?
Is God in control—especially when we think about what is going on in our world today? In our sermon today we see where we need to go to find assurances that God is with us and in control.
What do we expect from our family? What do we expect from our God? What happens when we get confused?
Is it a burden to follow Jesus?
Does God promise fun and fulfillment and then give frustration and fear? Listen to Jeremiah’s pain-filled prayer. And Hear the Lord’s answer.
Why does a congregation need a pastor? Why can’t we have a virtual pastor?
Who Am I? What is my identity? How do I know that God cares for me?
What is the Holy Spirit’s work? Is our conscience a friend or foe?
May 21, 2020
This devotion is based on the Word of God from Luke 23:33-46.
This devotion is based on the Word of God from John 19:30.
This devotion is based on the Word of God from John 19:28,29.
This devotion is based on the Word of God from Matthew 27:45-49.
Maundy Thursday Evening
This devotion is based on the Word of God from John 19:25-27.
This devotion is based on the Word of God from Luke 23:38-43.
This devotion is based on the Word of God from Luke 23:26-34. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Gibbon, Minnesota.
Video of Pastor Bauer’s last mid-week devotion before Holy Week.
Every Lent, the congregations in our area swap pastors for the midweek services. This sermon from Pastor Muske in Fairfax would have been given on his Wednesday at Immanuel.
Video of Pastor Bauer’s devotion
Know where you stand. You stand in Christ. Christ has set you free from sin. Christ has given you the Holy Spirit.