[youtube]d7pYIvmMUG8[/youtube] Did Jesus need to participate in the cleansing rituals of the Jews? Was he “unclean” in the same way others would have been? And what does that mean for holiness and sanctification? Pastor Fisk walks us through the differences between holiness, cleanliness, and sanctification. We continue our break as Pastor Fisk transitions to his […]

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Dear WE: What version of the Greek New Testament do you think is the best? And what are the differences between them? I have begun to learn Koine Greek and have been confused by all the different versions, as well as all the different fervent supporters and claims of these versions. Thanks in advance! Sincerely, […]

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[youtube]4v0GdMkPYw8[/youtube] We’re almost done with our Everlasting Extras series! This is the last Greek Tuesday before we’re back with the full show setup. Woohoo! Pastor Fisk jumps over to John 6 for the next three weeks because Series B is kinda weird like that. We get a different perspective on the feeding of the five […]

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[youtube]YBTF2TDb4Ig[/youtube] “It’s too Catholic!!” I bet you’ve heard that a lot once you became Lutheran and your Evangelical friends came to your church for a visit. So how should you respond? Issues Etc w/ Pastor Fisk – http://issuesetc.org/2015/07/15/3-talking-to-your-children-about-homosexual-marriage-pr-jonathan-fisk-71515/ We continue our break as Pastor Fisk transitions to his new call in North Dakota and Peter […]

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Dear WE: As a Lutheran I have begun to study the topics of single predestination and unlimited atonement. They seem to make sense on their own but do not go together. Is this a Trinity-like scenario where we have two truths that seem opposed because of our limited human knowledge? Thanks for the help, love […]

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Do you have friends that say things like, “Jesus didn’t really have to die. That’s just the way God chose to save us. He could have used another way!” God is all-powerful, right? So this statement seems like it isn’t too far off. And yet…it really really is. You’ll want to watch today’s video to find out why.

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Dear WE: What is the purpose of funerals from a Christian/Lutheran perspective? Is it a worship service? If it is, then why – in my experience – are the Sacraments usually not involved?Is it to assist in grieving? Should Christians grieve over death when we know the truth about it and the Gospel? Lastly, who […]

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Did you know that the feeding of the 5000 appears in all four Gospels and that it has some strong Eucharistic overtones? Pretty cool stuff! You won’t want to miss this Greek Tuesday that goes through Mark 6:30-44. We continue our break as Pastor Fisk transitions to his new call in North Dakota and Peter […]

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Does Matthew 7:24 mean that we are saved by our works? Is the Bible really just “basic instructions before leaving earth”? Is the Sermon on the Mount all Law? We continue our break as Pastor Fisk transitions to his new call in North Dakota and Peter welcomes Atlee Elisabeth into his family. But we still […]

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Dear WE: Can you prove monergism with exegesis? Can you prove it without supposing the impossibility of grace that comes before or name calling? Thanks, J Dear J: If I am going to look at the Scriptures on salvation, I’ll note that the action always begins with God. The famous example I can think of […]

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