A LampLight Conversation on the lessons for the Seventh Sunday after The Epiphany

February 19th, 2014 Post by

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This week on LampLight Conversations, Pastor Brian Kachelmeier, who serves at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Los Alamos NM, and also hosts the Redeemer Theological Academy, joined our conversation on the lessons for the Seventh Sunday after The Epiphany, which are:

Leviticus 19:1–2, 9–18
Psalm 119:33–40
1 Corinthians 3:10–23
Matthew 5:38–48

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  1. Ginny Valleau
    February 22nd, 2014 at 11:06 | #1

    Pastor Brown,

    Another great teaching! Thank you for tying this week’s readings together: since we are baptized children of God we are connected to Him. He has bestowed His holiness on us and He teaches us what it means to love our neighbors. Leaving some gleanings at the edge of the field (the Leviticus reading) is loving my neighbor.

    We want to serve our neighbor because of who we are: children of God. After the foundation (Christ) has been put in place our pastors build upon it. When we are tested (the I Corinthians reading) does our theology hold up? If it is not built on the solid foundation it is like a house built on sand.

    Being connected to Christ and the holiness He has bestowed on us allows us to do what God wants (the Matthew reading). All of this is apart from our salvation. When God sees us, he sees His Son.

    Thank you!
    Ginny Valleau

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