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Messiah Lutheran Upper RoomThis lively, discussion based class has had really hit its stride in recent years. Thoughts and ideas and wisdom are shared each week from all sorts of people, moderated by the very funny, very amicable Pastor Jim Otte.

We are very pleased to share The Upper Room Bible Study with the world via Messiah’s very first Podcast.  Subscribe via your favorite pod catching app to see what you’ve been missing!

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Messiah's Upper Room Podcast

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MURP 0117: Grief

Pastor Otte and Messiah’s Upper Room discuss the grief and anger felt from the recent protests across the nation and how we as Christians can help with that grief by listening. The discussion then turns back to the gospel of John and to the grief felt by Martha and Mary at the loss of Lazarus,...
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MURP 0116: Lazarus Has Fallen Asleep

We continue our adventure through the book of John as we discuss the definition and interpretation of love and how Jesus’s view of love surpasses our own understanding. Download the class notes here. Directly download the audio file here. Want to receive each new episode as they’re released? Subscribe here.
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MURP 0115: I And The Father Are One

Messiah’s Upper Room returns this week to finish chapter 10 of the Gospel of John with a discussion on how the shepherd never stops loving His sheep, how the hearts of the Jews were hardened when Jesus proclaims that He and the Father are one, and what our purpose as Christians is in this life...
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MURP 0114: Relentless Pursuit

Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class is back! Join us this week as we continue through the book of John, discussing the wandering nature of sheep and how God’s love is always in relentless pursuit of us. Download the class notes here. Directly download the audio file here. Want to receive each new episode as they’re...
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MURP 0113: Thieves And Robbers

We continue in the book of John this week with Jesus’s teaching about thieves and robbers, how He is the door pasture, and how He is the good shepherd. Download the class notes here. Directly download the audio file here. Want to receive each new episode as they’re released? Subscribe here.
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MURP 0112: The Sheep Know His Voice

We jump back into the book of John this week and talk about the figure of speech Jesus uses with the Pharisees about how the sheep knows the shepherd’s voice and flee from the robber. How do you tell the real shepherd from the stranger, thief, or robber? What voice are you training yourself to...
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MURP 0111: Negotiable And Non-Negotiable

Pastor Otte and Phil Kasper come together to continue their talk over “Heaven and Hell issues” with a discussion on foundational items about the Christian belief, what topics Pastor Otte considers negotiable and non-negotiable, and the account of creation as told in the book of Genesis. Directly download the audio file here. Want to receive...
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MURP 0110: Heaven And Hell

We take a break from the Gospel of John this week due to the Easter holiday. Instead, join Pastor Otte and Phil Kasper as they discuss “Heaven and Hell” issues, the different beliefs of Christian denominations, and what the core belief we share despite our differences is. Directly download the audio file here. Want to...
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MURP 0109: I Was Blind But Now I See

We continue our study in the book of John with a discussion on how the Pharisees blinded themselves through their attempt to strictly follow God’s Law so much so that they neglected to see the fulfillment of God’s Law in Jesus Christ. Have a question a comment and want to participate in the Bible study?...
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