Author Archives: Living Hope Church

About Living Hope Church

We are a WELS Lutheran Church located in Omaha, Nebraska, in the Millard area. We invite you to learn with us about Jesus Christ, the son of God, our Savior. We provide child care and preschool education through Our Precious Lambs.

Jesus walks on water

After Jesus had fed more than 5000 people, he told his disciples to get into the boat and go back across the Sea of Galilee. He said that he would meet them later. Jesus then sent all the people away.  … Continue reading

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The good Samaritan

On one occasion an expert in the law (God’s laws in the Old Testament) stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do … Continue reading

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Blind Bartimaeus receives his sight

As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city Jericho, a blind man, Bartimaeus, was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout, “Jesus, Son … Continue reading

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Jacob dreams of a stairway to Heaven

Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Harran. When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to … Continue reading

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The Walls of Jericho

After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua, Moses’ aide: “Moses my servant is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I … Continue reading

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Creation of all things

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. The first day:  God said, … Continue reading

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The lost coin

Then Jesus told them this parable: “…suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she calls her friends … Continue reading

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Fall Sunday School & Bible Study at Living Hope

Sunday School begins on Sunday, Sept 13th, 9 a.m. ~inside with a social distancing plan and disinfecting protocols. Bible Study will continue to be held outside, 9:00 a.m. Join us as we begin a new topic: “Practice Resurrection”.

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The faith of Job

~ Job 19:25-27 (NIV) I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; I myself will see … Continue reading

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Jonah and the whale

Jesus used Jonah’s story to help his disciples understand his death: “For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in … Continue reading

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Labor Day Prayer

Gracious heavenly Father, as the United States pauses to rest and contemplate the freedom to work and the employment opportunities that are available to us, may we never lose sight of the fact that it is only because of your … Continue reading

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Solomon builds a Temple for the Lord

King Solomon sent a message to Hiram king of Tyre: “You know that because of the wars waged against my father David, he could not build a temple for the Name of the Lord his God until the Lord put … Continue reading

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David and Goliath

The Philistines gathered their forces for war.  King Saul and the Israelites assembled and camped in the Valley of Elah and drew up their battle line to meet the Philistines. The Philistines occupied one hill and the Israelites another, with … Continue reading

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The parting of the Red Sea

(When Moses was an old man, God sent him to rescue the Israelites, who had become slaves in Egypt. Moses went to Pharaoh and asked him to let the Israelites go.  Pharaoh refused.  The Lord sent ten, terrible plagues on … Continue reading

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Baby Moses

(After Abraham and Sarah had their son Issac, many years passed, and Abraham’s family grew just as God had promised.  Long after Abraham had died, there was a severe drought in the land.  To provide for his special people from … Continue reading

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