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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.

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost A

Week of September 25, 2023 | Sunday, October 1, 2023

Those who assumed their own authority challenged Jesus’ authority and put a question to him.  Jesus turned the situation around—that is, he put the question to them.  In their failure to answer, Jesus delegitimated their challenge to his authority.  Isn’t that just like . . .

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost A

Week of September 18, 2023 | Sunday, September 24, 2023

There’s a whole lot of coveting going on.  Those employed in the fields from the beginning of the day looked upon those who merely labored at the end of the day with a jealous eye.  That green-eyed monster reared its head, consumed the satisfaction of . . .

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost A

Week of September 11, 2023 | Sunday, September 17, 2023

Let me ask you this: “Is the forgiveness of your sins law or gospel?”  I and many others answer this question by saying, “Of course, it’s gospel!”  The parable Jesus tells here of the unforgiving steward raises up the possibility of a different answer.  The . . .

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost A

Week of September 4, 2023 | Sunday, September 10, 2023

Jesus speaks here of misbehavior within the family of God—that is, when your Christian brother sins against you.  This brother would be a baptized member of the body of Christ.  The misbehavior… the sin… the fault… would be behavior out of character . . .

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