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The External Word Matters

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Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

In the Smalcald Articles, Dr. Martin Luther of blessed and holy memory, asserts the work of the external Word of God saying, "Accordingly, we should and must constantly maintain that God will not deal with us except through His external Word and sacrament. Whatever is attributed to the Spirit...

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Tags: jesus, john, luther, romans, external word

Sunday Preview

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

This Sunday is the Fourth Sunday After Trinity. The readings are Old Testament: Genesis 50:15-20 which says, "15 When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.&rdquo...

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Tags: bible study, divine service, jesus, luke 6, sunday morning

Keeping it Holy.

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

The Third commandment says, "Remember the Sabbath Day by keeping it holy. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not despise preaching and His Word, but hold it sacred, and gladly hear and learn it." When is the Sabbath? Well, the Sabbath was originally the 7th day...

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Tags: 3rd commandment, jesus, luther, sabbath

Joy of Marriage

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

The Joy of Family. There are many things that God gives us as daily Bread and as 1st Article gifts. WE are given clothing and shoes, food and drink, land, animals, government, good weather, good reputation, good friends, good health, faithful neighbors, and the like. However, the greatest daily...

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Tags: jesus, joy, marriage, st. paul

God makes you clean

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

In the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 11, the criticism of the circumcision party against St. Peter is recorded. St. Peter responded to the accusation, "You went to the uncircumcised men and ate with them," by recalling the account of His vision and his meeting with Cornelius. Peter then replied...

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Tags: absolution, clean, common, formula of concord, jesus

Show Me The Way

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

In The Acts of the Apostles, chapter 8, we hear of the account of St. Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch. This is a wonderful text that helps guide both pastors and layman alike in what the point of the ministry is all about. For St. Philip went up to the Eunuch and asked him, "Do you understand...

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Tags: eunuch, forgiveness, jesus, pastor, philip

Money Can't But Me Love

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

Maybe it would've been good for Simon if Sir Paul McCartney would've been there singing, "Can't buy me love," when Simon offered to purchase the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the Acts of the Apostles records saying, "Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the...

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Tags: forgiveness, holy spirit, jesus, peter, simon

Using God's Name

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Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

The Second Commandment says, "You shall not misuse the Name of the Lord your God. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not curse, swear, use satanic arts, lie, or deceive by His Name, but call upon it in every trouble, pray, praise, and give thanks."  God cares...

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Tags: forgiveness, jesus, luther, pastor, 2nd comandment

A Joyous Marriage

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

What does it mean to have a joyous marriage? Does it mean that husband and wife never argue? Is it that compromise is never a thought because both parties are always holding their tongues and just living with something they hate? What does a joyous marriage look like? Is it constant smiles...

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Tags: jesus, joy, marriage, st. paul

Outward is greater than Inward

Posted by Pastor Christopher Hull on

In his treatise, Against the Heavenly Prophets, Luther asserted that it is essential to know that God comes to us both outwardly and inwardly. Outwardly God comes to us in the proclaimed Gospel and the blessed sacrament. Inwardly He comes to us through the Holy Spirit and faith. Both are given...

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Tags: external, inward, justification, luther, outward

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