Posts from November 2016

Posts from November 2016

Building Up the Body

. . . to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for the building up of the body of ChristEphesians 4:12 The gift of the Spirit-filled Church of Jesus is building up the Body. The gifts we have been given from God are given for that one purpose according to the Apostle Paul—to build up the body (Ephesians 4:11-12). Of course, not for inward purposes (Luther’s…

All Saints Sunday

Come worship with the Saints on All Saints Sunday, November 6! No, we are not boasting. We are claiming the promise that all who believe in Jesus and cling to his merits alone for salvation are declared saints (elect or chosen ones by God’s forgiveness; grace alone, faith alone, word alone). On this specially appointed day in the church year, we give thanks for all…