Acts 2:41-44: The Fulfilled Synagogue and Temple in the Divine Service

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Long ago, in ages past, the Creator remembered, recalling the promise He made to Abraham.  “Through [Abraham, God will bless], all the people of the earth” (Genesis 12:3).  So, years later, the Almighty enlists a Hebrew man raised in an Egyptian household, Moses.  Through him, the remembering God rescues these descendants of the promise, using […]

Mark 1:21-28: The Purpose of Coming to Church

Jesus in Capernaum Synagogue (610x351)

When we come to church, each of us seeks something.  It’s like other areas in our lives.  I go to Harter House to get groceries.  I go to the gas station to get gas for my car.  So, what do you expect to get when you come to Church? But specifically, what do you expect […]