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Messiah's Upper Room Podcast

Messiah's Upper Room Podcast

Author: Pastor Jim Otte

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Step into the classroom & join the conversation with Messiah Lutheran Church's Upper Room Bible study class led by Pastor Jim Otte. Each week we go deep & discuss select topics from the Bible & its impact on daily Christian living.
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Final Predestination

Final Predestination

2020-01-2900:50:26

Pastor Otte and the rest of Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class complete John chapter 6 and their discussion about predestination with thoughts on God’s elect, free will, and the gift of faith. The class then moves on to chapter 7 where Jesus talks to his brothers in Galilee.
Did I Not Choose You?

Did I Not Choose You?

2020-01-2200:59:53

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class struggle with the concepts of pre-determination and election as they discuss why Jesus chose Judas as one of the twelve, knowing since the beginning that he would betray Jesus.
I Am The Living Bread

I Am The Living Bread

2020-01-1500:53:47

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class talk about cracked eggs and culling the herd on this week’s episode. We continue through the Gospel of John with a discussion on what Jesus means when He says that He is the “living bread that came down from heaven” and that “whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life.”
Drawn By The Father

Drawn By The Father

2020-01-0800:52:11

“No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day.” - John 6:44 brings about much discussion in today’s podcast as the class struggles why people must be drawn to the Father first, what others mean when they say “God has a plan” and much more as we continue our journey through the Gospel of John in today’s episode.
Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class returns this week with Pastor Otte to resume their study in the Gospel of John and how the will of the Father, that belief in Jesus as your Savior, grants you eternal life with Him.
Pastor Otte and Phil Kasper sit down one final time this year to chat about bridging the worlds of psychology and theology, mental health, and the altruism of atheism.
Culture Clash

Culture Clash

2019-12-1800:34:26

Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class continues their break from the gospel of John, but that doesn’t mean the podcast is left out. Pastor Otte and Phil Kasper sit down to discuss reading the entirety of the Bible, how we may better understand and communicate with other cultures, reading books of other faiths, and more.
Anxiety And Society

Anxiety And Society

2019-12-1100:58:27

Messiah’s Upper Room Bible class time exploring the gospel of John has been postponed this week due to the Christmas holiday season. However, that doesn’t mean you on the podcast must go without. Pastor Otte and Phil Kasper sit down to discuss anxiety, what we can do to ease it, how to maintain consistent Christian values while tackling societal issues, and much more.
The True Bread From Heaven

The True Bread From Heaven

2019-12-0400:41:45

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class continue the trek through the gospel of John with a discussion on the food that perishes versus the food that endures forever, what it means to be doing the works of God, and what Jesus’s love means for you.
Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

2019-11-2700:54:31

Pastor Otte and the Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class continue through the Gospel of John after Jesus performed the miracle of feeding the 5,000 and how He told His disciples to not be afraid when the disciples saw Jesus walking towards them on the water. The class discusses what type of “fear” Jesus means and what different generations today may fear.
Join Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class as we continue our journey through the book of John. This week we complete Chapter Five with a discussion on what it means to be a people pleaser, to be self-pleasing, and why, in our efforts to do what is pleasing God, we may end up displeasing others. The class then jumps into Chapter Six of John where Jesus performs the miracle of feeding the 5000, and how we as humans may take a more limited viewpoint and look at the practical capabilities in life. The class compares that against God’s unlimited viewpoint and limitless possibilities God can accomplish.
Fruits of the Spirit

Fruits of the Spirit

2019-11-1300:38:59

A supplemental session from last week, the class of Messiah’s Upper Room and Pastor Otte continue where we left off in a discussion about whether we should judge someone as being a Christian or not.
He Has Borne Witness

He Has Borne Witness

2019-11-0601:02:10

This week Pastor Otte and the Upper Room Bible class continue through John chapter 5, talking about who and what the witnesses are that testify to the truth of Jesus as the Messiah. The class also discusses what it means to abide in the Word, and to have the Word abide in you.
An Hour is Coming

An Hour is Coming

2019-10-3000:47:49

Pastor Otte and the rest of Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class jump back in to the book of John, picking up where we left off with Jesus performing a miraculous healing on the Sabbath. Here the class discuss Jesus’s teaching and proclamation that a time is coming when the dead will come to life again, and those who do good and evil are judged.
Going

Going

2019-10-2300:59:01

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class complete their series over the Red Letter Challenge with a discussion on the principle of “going” to make disciples of all nations. What did Jesus look for in terms of making someone a disciple? What fears may keep us from going forward to be disciples for Christ? The answers to these questions and more on this week’s episode.
Giving

Giving

2019-10-1600:54:27

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room discuss what it means to give generously, and how being a grateful receiver of God’s gifts can change our focus from having a “scarcity mindset” to an “abundant mindset.”
Serving

Serving

2019-10-0900:48:37

Messiah’s Upper Room continues the church-wide series The Red Letter Challenge as John Switzer leads the class in discussing the challenge week of Serving.
Forgiving

Forgiving

2019-10-0201:01:56

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class continue into the second week of the #RedLetterChallenge with a focus on what the Bible says about “forgiving.” Why should we forgive others? Is there a difference between forgiving someone in our head versus forgiving them in our heart? What does Jesus say about forgiveness? Listen to this week’s episode as Pastor Otte discuss these questions and more.
Being

Being

2019-09-2500:42:47

Gina Lerhmann is our guest speaker while Pastor Otte is out this week as we continue with the first full week of the Red Letter Challenge. This coming week is all about “being” - being with God and being with His Word. The class discusses what it means to “be” and what it means to “feel”, what earthly treasures we may try to place over heavenly treasures, the importance of rest, and our identity given to us by God.
The Red Letter Challenge

The Red Letter Challenge

2019-09-1800:25:21

Messiah’s Upper Room takes a break from the book of John as they participate in a 6-week church-wide event called the Red Letter Challenge, exploring the words of Jesus Christ (often shown in red text across translations of the Bible) and putting those words into action. This is a short introductory episode to this new series with a sneak peek at what is to come.
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