This is my search section here
St. Paul Lutheran Church & School | Muskego
Blog Header

Pastor's Blog

God's Grace - Our Canopy in Dangerous Times

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

The picture above is from the Tess Corners Fire Department's Facebook page. The post reminds us of the 343 Firefighters, 37 Port Authority Officers, 23 NYPD Police Officers, 8 EMT's from private ambulance companies and 55 military personnel died who that day--15% of those who died that day were...

The Temple, The Tunnel & a 2020 Kind of Year

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

"Everything is going great!" You could have said that in January 2020. They were certainly saying that the year King Hezekiah began his reign.Today's lesson begins with a great celebration. (Read 2 Chronicles 30-32 here.) The Passover is celebrated in the rededicated temple. They had never seen...

How is your training regime?

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come (1 Timothy 4:8).  Many of us are dealing with the COVID-19, the pounds we’ve gained as we have raided the refrigerator while working...

Lord, Help Me to End Well

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

In our Old Testament lesson (find 2 Chronicles 25-26 here), we read of two kings of Judah who both started out well, but ended poorly. In humility, let us pray, “LORD, protect me from myself! Keep me connected to you." The story of Uzziah (called Azariah in 2 Kings 15) also...

Why do bad things happen? & Worship Links

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

In our Old Testament lesson (read 2 Kings 17-18 here), we see the two purposes for which our God sends trouble into our lives. In 2 Kings 17, we hear about the end of the northern nation of Israel and its capital of Samaria. Why? Because of God’s judgment on an ungodly nation. In 2...

Painting the Background for Isaiah

Posted by Pastor Pete Panitzke on

Over the next week, our lessons will paint the background for the reading of the Prophet Isaiah. Watch the video introduction here.Today we read how political intrigue completely engulfed the northern nation of Israel. Four kings were assassinated within a generation. In the southern nation of...

12345678910 ... 4344