St. Matthew is a friendly congregation located in Palmyra, Wisconsin. Some of us are newcomers to the area…other of us belong to families which have been here for generations. We are a group of Christians with a common mission: To share the love of Christ Jesus. We welcome you.
Beginning September 11, 2017
8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays
How can the Word spread to the ends of the earth if its hearers can’t even understand the language? The Holy Spirit is about to take care of that.
The Holy Spirit’s first gift was understanding through shared language.
Read the following daily readings to deepen your understanding of Sunday’s text. After the reading, ask the question, how does the Holy Spirit’s light explode in the new world?
Sunday: Pentecost, Acts 2:1-4; Galatians 4:1-7
Monday: Paul Greets the Ephesians, Ephesians 1
Tuesday: One in Christ, Ephesians 2
Wednesday: Paul’s Ministry to the Gentiles, Ephesians 3
Thursday: New Life in Christ, Ephesians 4
Friday: On Being Christian, Ephesians 5
Saturday: Put on the Armor of God, Ephesians 6
Paul’s gifts as an orator are beginning to blossom. With power and grace he calls out some of the leaders on their inconsistencies, and presents himself as the classic example of someone who could not have been justified but through the grace of Jesus.
There are no good guys and no bad guys. There are just people saved by the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Read the following daily readings to deepen your understanding of Sunday’s text. After the reading, ask the question: What is going on in Galatia?.
Sunday: Living by Faith, Galatians 1:13-17; 2:11-21
Monday: Welcome to the Galatians, Galatians 1:1-12
Tuesday: Paul Defends His Apostleship, Galatians 1:18-24
Wednesday: Paul and the Other Apostles, Galatians 2:1-10
Thursday: God’s Promise to Abraham, Galatians 3:10-18
Friday: The Purpose of the Law, Galatians 3:19-22
Saturday: Paul Reprimands the Galatians, Galatians 4:8-20