There is power in the name of Jesus, and we love to manipulate power for our own ends.
"The Parable Of The Weeds" (Episode 258) Featuring Pastor Bob Hiller
Pastor Hiller Teaches On Matthew 13:24-30
"The Transfiguration" (Episode 254) Featuring Pastor Bob Hiller
Pastor Hiller Teaches On Matthew 17:1-9
"Lord Have Mercy" (Episode 248) Featuring Pastor Bob Hiller
Pastor Hiller Teaches On Matthew 15:21-28
Epistle: Hebrews 9:24-28 (Pentecost 24: Series B )
The emphasis for All Saints Sunday is not on the saints, but the Sanctifier, Jesus Christ.
Epistle: Romans 3:19-28 (Reformation Sunday: Series B )
Are we still haunted by God? Do our sins bother us to the point that we worry about God’s righteous wrath? Does the concept of justification, how one can be right in the eyes of God, even cross our minds?
Epistle: Hebrews 3:12-19 (Pentecost 20: Series B )
Whereas Moses faithfully rescued God’s people from slavery in Egypt and led them to the Promised Land of Canaan, Jesus has rescued us from the slavery of sin and the tyranny of the Devil to lead us to eternal life.
Epistle: Hebrews 2:1-13 (14-18) (Pentecost 19: Series B )
Angels minister to us, but Jesus becomes one of us and calls us His brothers and sisters, sharing in our flesh and blood.
Epistle: James 5:(1-12) 13-20 (Pentecost 18: Series B )
James makes it sound like prayer is actually effective, that God listens, God answers in line with our requests. Does James realize the questions he is raising?
Epistle: James 2:1-10, 14-18 (Pentecost 15: Series B)
To act according to a “theology of glory” that exalts in money and status at the cost of your brothers and sisters who are hurting or suffering in any way is to act in the opposite way of Christ.
Epistle: Ephesians 6:10-20 (Pentecost 14: Series B )
No soldier enters the battlefield without protection. So, Paul teaches us what it means to be clothed in the full armor of God, whose might is our strength.
Epistle: Ephesians 5:6-21 (Pentecost 12: Series B)
God’s Word of forgiveness, new life in baptism, and life given in the Lord’s Supper direct our lives in this world of sin and cause us to follow Christ’s light through the darkness.
Epistle: Ephesians 4:17-5:2 (Pentecost 11: Series B)
The baptized, those rescued and redeemed by God’s grace alone through faith in Jesus Christ alone, are given an entirely new life to live, an entirely new way to walk.
Epistle: Ephesians 3:14-21 (Pentecost 9: Series B)
Prayers for the faith of the Church—prayed in love from a place of suffering—not only define much of Paul’s ministry, but are formed by the Christ they imitate.