Becoming Untangled

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By Pastor Dennis Lee When we come to belief in Jesus Christ, we’ve been set free from the law and its power to enslave. This was the Apostle Paul’s message to the church. “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, … [Read more...]

The Bible’s Underlying Teachings”

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By Pastor Travis Lauterbach Two teachings are fundamental to understanding the Bible. They are taught in both the Old and New Testaments. They are paradoxical teachings- both are opposites of each other, but both are true. These teachings are Law … [Read more...]

Measured

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You cannot give a teaspoon of time and expect a gallon of God’s glorious presence in return. There’s a universal law that says you’ll reap what you sow. If you sow a little time and energy in your relationship with God, then you’ll only reap a … [Read more...]

“Salvation is by works, but whose?”

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by Pastor Travis Lauderbach Is a person saved by good works? Absolutely! I know that comes as a shock to a lot of people, but it's true. A person is absolutely saved by good works. The Lord says, "You shall therefore keep my statutes and my … [Read more...]

Rooted and Built Up

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“As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith.” (Colossians 2:6-7a) In the desert we are used to tumbleweeds. They grow fast and get really big, but when the heat of … [Read more...]

What’s That Law About, Anyway?

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By Pastor Travis Lauterbach Confusion regarding God’s Law arises not only in discussions between Christians and non-Christians, but also among Christians. Many Christians throughout the ages have recognized three types of law given in the Old … [Read more...]

Let’s Stop the Division

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There should never exist with the body of Christ, the church, an “us verses them” attitude or mentality. This is the root cause of division within the church. After they took possession of the Promise land there was already a conflict brewing … [Read more...]

“Christians Remember Jesus’ Ascension”

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By Pastor Travis Lauterbach   Jesus rose victoriously from the dead early Easter morning. Then He began a series of appearances as He continued teaching His followers  St. Paul lists many of these appearances in 1 Corinthians 15. Among those … [Read more...]

When Hope Seems Lost

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By Pastor Travis Lauterbach Prince of Peace Lutheran Church In the book of Exodus, God appeared to Moses in a burning bush and promised deliverance to the Israelites enslaved in Egypt. When Moses and Aaron told them all that the Lord had said, … [Read more...]

Words of wisdom

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The Bible tells us to restore, and not criticize, condemn, or complain about those who are overtaken in sin. “Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself … [Read more...]