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Epaphras Letters

The Epaphras Prayer Letter encourages people to support the Institute of Lutheran Theology (ILT) through their prayers. The Apostle Paul named Epaphras, saying of him, “He is always wrestling in prayer for you…” (Col.4:12). The letter comes out every week. ILT makes it available on its website and through email subscription. Each letter contains an inspirational thought and several prayer concerns for you to pray in support of ILT and its mission—to raise up faithful preachers and teachers of Jesus Christ and him crucified.

Third Sunday in Advent A

Week of December 5, 2022 | Sunday, December 11, 2022

“…Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind” (Mt. 11:7)?  Here is yet another reversal.  The Old Testament readings for Advent have been received from the . . .

Second Sunday in Advent A

Week of November 28, 2022 | Sunday, December 4, 2022

“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Mt. 3:2). John the Baptist delivers the first half of the sermon preached by Jesus as he went into Galilee. “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and . . .

First Sunday in Advent A

Week of November 21, 2022 | Sunday, November 27, 2022

“But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into” (Mt. 24:43). Sinners are well-fortified against a . . .

Christ the King Sunday

Week of November 14, 2022 | Sunday, November 20, 2022

One sinner addresses another sinner.  Both are condemned to death.  Both are guilty of the accusations leveled against them and will justly die.  One mocks Jesus and seeks to avoid the just punishment meted out upon him.  The other accepts the justice . . .

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