Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2008-11-11 ILC Chapel — The sinful world is depressing…

2008 Chapels -
The sinful world is depressing to Christians, but God gives us the gospel and we rejoice.

 

Date : 2008-11-11
Speaker : Professor Paul Schaller

Ephesians 2:4–8

But1 God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Footnotes

[1] 2:4 Or And

(ESV)

Hymn: TLH 262, st. 3: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

Hymnary.org Organ Audio


3. Though devils all the world should fill, 
All eager to devour us. 
We tremble not, we fear no ill, 
They shall not overpower us. 
This world’s prince may still 
Scowl fierce as he will, 
He can harm us none, 
He’s judged; the deed is done; 
One little word can fell him.