Category Archives: Lent and Easter

Working behind the scenes

“No one can say, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ except by the Holy Spirit.”~ 1 Corinthians 12:13 (NIV) Although certain individuals may get more public attention, those who work “behind the scenes” are essential in almost every joint endeavor. It’s true with … Continue reading

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Omaha Ascension Music

Enjoy the music and images from an Ascension Service held at SumTur Amphitheater in LaVista, NE in 2018. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnoUXVxtU7k)

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Going to prepare a place

In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come … Continue reading

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Home Worship and Devotions

Worship Services, Sunday School, and Bible Studies at Living Hope are postponed until further notice. We are praying for all those who are affected by the Coronavirus.  Options for home worship and devotions: Living Hope’s YouTube channel Articles written by … Continue reading

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A Resurrected Life

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life … Continue reading

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What rings true

Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. ~ 1 John 5:5 If the apostle John were to visit our world of the 21st Century, how would he react? After … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words for Today

Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.” None of the disciples dared ask him, “Who are you?” They knew it was the Lord. Jesus came, took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same with the … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words for Today

While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words for Today

Then beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he (Jeusus) explained to them (the two disciples on the road to Emmaus) what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself… As they approached the village where they were going, he … Continue reading

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Together at the Empty Tomb

WELS provided a very special live Easter Sunday evening service, and it is still available for viewing. view the entire service

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The stone was moved!

Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb, and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?” ~ Mark 16:2,3 … Continue reading

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Sermon Video: The Risen Jesus and the Havoc in My Life

“Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?”He asked, “Who are you, Lord?”He replied, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. ~ Acts 9:4b-5 (NIV) Jesus said to him (Thomas), “I am the Way and the Truth and the Life. No … Continue reading

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Sermon Video: Good Friday

But the other criminal rebuked him. “Don’t you fear God,” he said, “since you are under the same sentence? We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.” Then he … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Luke 23:32-49 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his … Continue reading

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Sermon Video: Maundy Thursday

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, and when he had given … Continue reading

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