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ST. LUKE LUTHERAN JACKSON, MICHIGAN

 

ST. LUKE LUTHERAN CHURCH

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JESUS LOVES ME LEARNING CENTER 

3501 Morrill Road, Jackson, Michigan 49201

517-782-0114 · Fax: 517-782-4577

St. Luke Lutheran Church has been planted by God to give the people of Jackson County  what they need most -- the message of free and full forgiveness through Jesus Christ. That good news is at the heart of everything that happens here.

We want to share this message with you!

 

 

 

WORSHIP SERVICES

Sunday 9am

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Wednesday 7pm

(same service as the following Sunday)

 

 

 

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Today's Devotion
» Devotion - January 25, 2015

If you, O LORD, kept a record of sins, O LORD, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared.

Psalm 130:3-4

Full and Free Forgiveness

Imagine you are taking a look at your checkbook, and you don’t like what you see. Maybe you don’t have to imagine. Looking at the list of deposits placed into your account, you see a problem. The amount of income is not enough to cover your expenses. Frustration! What’s more, you don’t have a solution for reconciling the account.

Imagine if the Lord God kept a record of sins like we keep a record of our finances in our checkbook. We would have a massive debt before God, and have no hope of settling the account with him. We would be helpless and hopeless before God.

But don’t despair; there is good news: with the Lord there is forgiveness. He is our merciful, loving God who paid the debt of sin for us. He charged his Son for our sin; the blood of Jesus was the complete payment that has set us free from the guilt of all of our sins. We are forgiven!

If some kind person made a deposit into your checking account to wipe out your financial debt, certainly you would be happy and thank that person for their help and generosity. How much more will we always thank and praise the Lord for the free and full forgiveness of sins that we have through Jesus!

Prayer: 

Lord God, fill me with the peace and joy of the forgiveness of sins accomplished by Jesus’ suffering and death for me. Help me to thank and praise you for your great love. Amen.

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