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Sermon: Luke 18 (August 31th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the 12th Sunday after Trinity at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Episode 62 – Ezekiel 28:20-30:19

More Ezekiel was discussed, focusing on the judgement of Egypt – for which Pastor got to draw on his experience visiting Egypt years ago. In the Inquisition, Thomas asked Pastor to talk about the Coptic Christians in Egypt, and Pastor asked Thomas what makes a sermon… well: meh.

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Episode 61 – Ezekiel 27:1-28:19

Pastor and Thomas continued through Ezekiel and talked at length about the ancient city of Tyre. In the Inquisition, Thomas asked Pastor to expound on the idea of “sabbath rest”. Then, Pastor asked Thomas for his opinion on how church attendance gets prioritized these days.

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Sermon: John 20:19-31 (April 27th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the second Sunday of Easter at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 10 – Daniel 4:10-19

In the first half of class we learn what Pastor’s favorite Sunday of the Church year is, and discuss the concept of forgiveness as it related to the office of the ministry. Then it’s back into Daniel where Nebuchadnezzar has another dream.

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Sermon: Easter (April 20th, 2014)

The Sermon* for Easter at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Sermon: Good Friday (April 18th, 2014)

The Sermon* for Good Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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The Passion According to Matthew and Homily (April 13th, 2014)

The Sermon* for Palm Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 9 – Daniel 3:24-4:3

This class begins with a discussion on Communion, Confirmation, and Baptism. After that, Pastor talks about the relationships in the ancient world between Christians, Jews, and Romans. Then it’s back into the text of Daniel. The class finishes off with a conversation about Luther’s views on the Jews.

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Sermon: John 8 (April 6th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the third Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 8 – Song in the Fire

In this class the song of the three young men as found in the Septuagint was under discussion. Other topics include the Noah movie, the book of Revelation, and the canon of the books of Scripture.

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Sermon: John 6:1-14 (March 30th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the fourth Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Daniel Class 7 – Daniel 3:8-23

This class is focused on the events surrounding the fiery furnace incident. In the last 7 minutes, the discussion turns to “gay marriage.”

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Sermon: Luke 11:14-28 (March 23rd, 2014)

The Sermon* for the third Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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Sermon: Matthew 15:21-28 (March 16th, 2014)

The Sermon* for the second Sunday of Lent at Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma, OK.

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*Text versions available at Pastor’s blog.

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