Micah 5:2-5a, Revelation 12:1-5a: The Bread of Life gives you His life in His Church, His House of Bread

Great is the mystery, worthy of all telling. The Word became Flesh and tabernacled among us. Who would have known it? Who would have done it that way? A virgin mother will give birth to a Son; the Creator will join His creatures. The Infinite will contain Himself within the finite. God will become Man--and that Man is now God. God will be with us, born… [more]

Micah 5:2-5a, Revelation 12:1-5a: The Bread of Life gives you His life in His Church, His House of Bread Micah 5:2-5a, Revelation 12:1-5a: The Bread of Life gives you His life in His Church, His House of Bread

Funeral for Viola Steward

Viola Steward (nee Clark) died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.  Her funeral will be held on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church at 3:00 PM. Friends and members are invited, not only to remember Viola, but also to confess the faith she confessed and lived her entire life. She was born on August… [more]

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1 Corinthians 4:1: Stewards of the Mysteries of God

When Jesus started His New-Covenant Church, fulfilling what came before, He didn’t hand out copies of the Bible and tell people to read it. Neither did He command His Apostles to do the same. He commanded them to do other things. And how God is at work through those things can be mysterious to our fallen minds. Throughout history, we find huge… [more]

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1 Corinthians, Lesson 1: Introduction

  Author and Date 1 Corinthians identifies its writers as the Apostle Paul and Pastor Sosthenes, whose Hebrew name was Silas (1:1). Sosthenes would later become the Bishop of Caesarea. Sothenes assisted Paul and also served as his scribe. At the end of the letter, however, Paul wrote his “goodbye” in his own handwriting (16:21). The… [more]

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Your Future Reality Invades Your Darkness

Malachi 3:1-4, Philippians 1:3-11, Luke 3:1-6 The name Malachi means “my messenger.” And it’s a fitting name, since that prophet so powerfully spoke about God’s coming messenger. That messenger would be like a powerful soap to purify and cleanse the Levites, the chosen priesthood of Israel. God chose that tribe of Israel to be His full-time… [more]

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