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Safer in the Word

Written on August 14, 2020 at 5:41 pm, by

Jesus is not a demon, but He was accused of being one. That happens quite often to the Church. We are sometimes accused of being what our enemies really are. Satan is our real enemy, not the world, or the unbeliever, or those who are overcome with fear. Jesus called Satan the “father of lies”  Continue Reading »

Prayers from the Rogate Sermon

Written on May 8, 2018 at 3:00 pm, by

Heavenly Father, my faith is constantly under attack by the devil who tempts me to doubt Your Word.  He wants me to rely upon myself, to follow my own appetites and desires, to indulge myself in selfishness and pride, to do what makes me happy at the expense of others.  I confess the weakness of  Continue Reading »

September 2016

Written on October 26, 2016 at 12:44 pm, by

Civil Authority Established by God? You’ve Got to Be Kidding!   What is a Christian to do?  What is a Christian to think?  As this year’s November election draws near many Christians and non-Christians alike are troubled by the choices that are before them.  “I don’t like any of the candidates!”  “They are all immoral,  Continue Reading »

Rev. Dr. John Wille Guest Panelist At November 1 To Everyone An Answer

Written on October 26, 2015 at 8:42 am, by

The Rev. Dr. John Wille, President of the LCMS South Wisconsin District; Rev. Dr. Karl Fabrizius, Our Father’s, Greenfield; and Rev. Aaron Koch, Mount Zion, Greenfield will be the guest panelists addressing The Sanctity of Marriage and the Church’s Response to Legalizing Same-Sex Unions at the upcoming November 1 To Everyone an Answer evening Bible study and  Continue Reading »

June 2015

Written on June 29, 2015 at 6:39 am, by

God Does Not Desert Those Who Trust in Him We know that tribulation worketh patience, and patience, experience, and experience, hope. – Romans 5:3-4 “When God wants to strengthen a man’s faith He first weakens it by feigning to break faith with him. He thrusts him into many tribulations and makes him so weary that  Continue Reading »

November 2014

Written on November 6, 2014 at 5:52 pm, by

God’s Gift of Marriage and the Renewing Power of Jesus’ Love “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here in the sight of God and before His Church to witness the union of this man and this woman in holy matrimony. This is an honorable estate instituted and blessed by God in Paradise, before humanity’s fall into  Continue Reading »

September 2014

Written on September 12, 2014 at 5:21 am, by

Baptismal Sponsors The practice of assigning sponsors to candidates for Baptism originated in the first three centuries of the Church during the time of widespread persecution. Respected, mature Christians from the congregation were chosen to “sponsor” adult converts throughout their catechesis prior to Baptism. They were to pray for the catechumens whom they were sponsoring  Continue Reading »

May 2014

Written on May 2, 2014 at 7:30 am, by

But Deliver Us from Evil We live in an age in which, for many, the existence of Satan and evil angels is not taken seriously. For some, however, the power of the demonic is actually sought after and believed to be the greatest power. The Seventh Petition of the Lord’s Prayer explicitly makes reference not  Continue Reading »

March 2014

Written on March 5, 2014 at 7:29 am, by

“I’m a Widow” The loss of a spouse can be among the most devastating losses we can experience in life. The deeper the love and fellowship married couples have had in life, the deeper the pain and sorrow can be when one of them dies. The reason for this is because the one flesh union  Continue Reading »

January 2014

Written on January 16, 2014 at 8:28 am, by

The Blessedness of Sins Forgiven Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit. When I kept silent, my bones grew old Through my groaning all the day long. For day and night  Continue Reading »