Immanuel Lutheran Church—Bremen, KS || AUDIO
INI + AMEN.
Our reading this evening about the family life of Issac and Rebekah and their sons, Jacob and Esau, points us to the 4th Commandment, and that Commandment is our sermon text. Our praying of Psalm 32 this evening is our confession that we have not kept, that is, that we’ve not truly cherished that Commandment, not truly cherished the gifts that God protects with that Fourth Commandment: “parents and other authorities.” But that Psalm 32 confession is really that we’ve not “feared, loved, and trusted God above all things.” For rejecting His Commandment, His gifts flows from rejecting God. Continue reading