Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Here I Stand”: Martin Luther at the Imperial Diet of Worms

A stance that turned the world upside down. “Semper Reformanda” (always reforming) *** (Note: Audio from Joseph Fiennes’ 2003 movie “Luther” complements of AmericanRhetoric.com. While the YouTube clip is available, when it comes to church history video isn’t always best.)

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Repentance As a Way of Life

Since reading Martin Luther’s 95 Theses many years ago, the first one has haunted me and served as a powerful reminder of what my life in this body should consist of, namely, repentance. Here’ how Luther put it: When our … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Uncool: Evangelicals and A Mormon Ad Campaign

There’s something just not right about a religion launching a national advertising campaign. But this is exactly what the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has done. The goal? To demonstrate to the world that the contemporary Mormon church … Continue reading

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Death is Swallowed Up in Victory

I tell you this, brothers: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a … Continue reading

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Growth Group Questions | Week of October 23, 2011

Here are this week’s Growth Group questions based on Matthew 4:1-11. And remember, if you were not able to be in the service on Sunday, you can listen to the sermon at the Immanuel Bible Church website. Striving with you to … Continue reading

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God’s Good Pleasure in His Son . . . and Us

Given the narcissism epidemic plaguing our nation, it was with a measure of fear that I plead with the saints at Immanuel on Sunday to recognize God’s love and delight in His people. I did not want to exacerbate the tendency on … Continue reading

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Growth Group Questions | Week of October 16, 2011

Here are this week’s Growth Group questions based on Mark 1:9-11. And remember, if you were not able to be in the service on Sunday, you can listen to the sermon at the Immanuel Bible Church website. Striving with you to … Continue reading

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