Experience the Healing Hope

of Jesus Christ

Sunday Schedule

9:15 AM Christian Ed. 

10:30 AM Worship with Holy Communion-Nursery provided 

11:45 AM Fellowship

Wednesday

10:30 Bible Study

Holy Communion and Healing

    Noon on 1st, 3rd and 5th 

    

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Rev. Pam Thorson

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House of Prayer Lutheran Church Church

904 N Mulberry St

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

 

Phone: +1 270 765 4212

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The Foundations of House of Prayer Lutheran

House of Prayer Lutheran Church Elizabethtown Vision: 

   Be a Healing Center Creating Faithful Disciples of Jesus Christ

Through:

H – Hearing the Word

O – Opening Opportunities to minister.

P – Proclaiming the Gospel

E – Equipping the Saints for ministry in the home, workplace, and the community

 

As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. Colossians 2:6-7

Mission Statement:   Experience the Healing Hope of Jesus Christ

19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,  20 "teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.       Matthew 28:19-20 

 

 

Luther and Lutheranism

 

Martin Luther (1483-1546) 

Martin Luther was eight years old when Christopher Columbus set sail from Europe and landed in the Western Hemisphere.  Luther was a young monk and priest when Michaelangelo was painting the Sistine Chapel in Rome.  A few years later, he was a junior faculty member at a new university in small-town Germany, intently studying the Scriptures, “captivated with an extraordinary ardor for understanding Paul in the Epistle to the Romans.” 

In these days Luther was tormented by the demand for righteousness before God. “I did not love, yes, I hated the righteous God who punishes sinners, and secretly, if not blasphemously, certainly murmuring greatly, I was angry with God.” Then, in the midst of that struggle with God, the message of the Scriptures became clear, like a long-shut door opening wide. When he realized that a “merciful God justifies us by faith … I felt that I was altogether born again and had entered paradise itself through open gates.” 

What Luther discovered is the freedom of Christians trusting God’s mercy in Christ. As he later wrote, “Faith is God’s work in us. It changes us and makes us to be born anew of God. This faith is a living, busy, active, mighty thing. It is impossible for it not to be doing good works incessantly. Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that believers would stake their lives on it a thousand times.” 

This discovery set Luther’s life on a new course —both his own life and his public service as a preacher and teacher. When a church-endorsed sales team came to the Wittenberg area in October, 1517, Luther was concerned that the promotion and sale of indulgences undermined the promise of God’s unreserved mercy in Jesus and the faith that trusts that promise. His 95 Theses or Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences became the first of a life-long stream of books, sermons, letters, essays, even hymns in which he expressed his confidence in this life-giving promise from God, the Gospel, and its liberating implications for all of life in church and society. 

 

 

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