Posts from November 2013

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Christian Stewardship

by firstlutheran

Read: I Corinthians 4:1-8 Text – For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?  I Corinthians 4:7 Closely connected to the concept of thanksgiving is that of stewardship. God is the owner […]

Martin Luther and Our Generation – Luther and Family Life

by firstlutheran

Luther and Family Life Read: Proverbs 31:10-31 Text – A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Proverbs 31:10 When Dr. Martin Luther left the monastery he advised monks and nuns to become married. He hesitated for a long time to take such a step himself. In 1525, […]

Martin Luther and Our Generation – Luther and Friendship

by firstlutheran

Luther and Friendship Read: I Samuel 18:1-4 Text – After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself.   -I Samuel 18:1 What Jonathan was to David, Phillip Melanchthon, Luther’s co-worker, was to Luther. They taught together, they labored to find and give others […]

Martin Luther and Our Generation – Luther and Serenity

by firstlutheran

Luther and Serenity Read: Isaiah 26 Text – You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast; because he trusts in you. Isaiah 26:3 It is not easy in these days to feel secure, especially when the future is so uncertain and full of danger as it is now. We cannot plan ahead so […]