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In this podcast the Pastors at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul, MN, explore the meaning and context of scriptural passages. The Bible is a living, breathing text that contains contradictions, complexities, and incredible beauty. What Does This Mean attempts to translate the chosen passages into everyday language and apply their meaning to daily life. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper.

In this podcast the Pastors at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul, MN, explore the meaning and context of scriptural passages. The Bible is a living, breathing text that contains contradictions, complexities, and incredible beauty. What Does This Mean attempts to translate the chosen passages into everyday language and apply their meaning to daily life. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper.
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In this podcast the Pastors at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul, MN, explore the meaning and context of scriptural passages. The Bible is a living, breathing text that contains contradictions, complexities, and incredible beauty. What Does This Mean attempts to translate the chosen passages into everyday language and apply their meaning to daily life. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper.

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The World Turned Upside Down

12/5/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Second Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Marshall Saunders, a member of Gloria Dei and President of the Gloria Dei Church...

Duration:00:27:58

New Vocabulary

11/27/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the First Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Laura Willemsen, a member of both Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and the Gloria Dei Church...

Duration:00:26:40

Royal Power in Vulnerable Places

11/21/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for Reign of Christ Sunday: Jeremiah 23:1-6; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Jill Karl, a member of Gloria Dei, mom, business person, and Secretary of the Gloria Dei...

Duration:00:27:52

Great Signs From Heaven

11/14/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost: Malachi 4:1-2a; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Karen Earhuff, the Office Coordinator at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul....

Duration:00:27:51

Not Of The Dead, But Of The Living

11/7/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost: Job 19:23-27a; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; Luke 20:27-38. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Tim Strand, the Music Director at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul....

Duration:00:26:48

Beasts and Holy Ones

10/31/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for All Saints Sunday: Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18; Ephesians 1:11-23; Luke 6:20-31. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Katie LeClair, the Youth Director at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul. This discussion...

Duration:00:29:50

Be Merciful to Me!

10/24/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for Reformation Sunday: Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Kyrstin Schwartz, the Children's Ministry Director at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in...

Duration:00:27:56

Wrestling with God

10/17/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 32:22-31, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, Luke 19:1-8. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Paul Friesen-Carper, the Assistant Director of Music at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church...

Duration:00:29:34

If You're Going to Cure My Leprosy, You Better Wave Your Hands!

10/10/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost: 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, and Luke 17:11-19. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Jill Stewart, the Parish Nurse at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St Paul....

Duration:00:29:22

A Little Faith Goes A Long Way!

10/3/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4, Timothy 1:1-14, and Luke 17:5-10. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. On this episode the pastors welcome special guest Linda McDonald, the Communications Coordinator at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church...

Duration:00:29:20

Good News In Your Own Language

6/6/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Day of Pentecost: Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21, and John 14:8-17 [25-27]. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper....

Duration:00:31:59

Why Look Toward Heaven

5/30/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Ascension: Acts 1:1-11, Ephesians 1:15-23, and Luke 24:44-53. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper. Find Gloria...

Duration:00:30:43

The Gates Are Always Open

5/23/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Sixth Sunday of Easter: Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5, and John 14:23-29. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul...

Duration:00:29:23

Love One Another

5/16/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 11:1-18, Revelation 21:1-6, and John 13:31-35. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul...

Duration:00:28:50

Rise to Deeper Life

5/9/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Fourth Sunday of Easter: Acts 9:36-43, Revelation 7:9-17, and John 10:22-30. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul...

Duration:00:32:39

Expecting to See

5/2/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 9:1-6, Revelation 5:11-14, and John 21:1-19. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper....

Duration:00:31:32

We Are Witnesses

4/25/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Second Sunday of Easter: Acts 5:27-32, Revelation 1:4-8, and John 20:19-31. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul...

Duration:00:32:21

The Three Days

4/16/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the meaning and liturgical practice of our holiest Three Days: Maunday Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil. The pastors provide historical background and relate the services to contemporary life. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper. Find Gloria Dei online at www.gloriadeistpaul.org. Support the show

Duration:00:36:16

Passion Is No Ordinary Word

4/11/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for Passion/Palm Sunday: Isaiah 50:4-9a, Philippians 2:5-11, and Luke 19:28-40. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul Friesen-Carper....

Duration:00:31:24

Press On

4/4/2019
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul pastors Bradley Schmeling, Javen Swanson, Lois Pallmeyer discuss the Bible readings assigned for the Fifth Sunday in Lent: Isaiah 43:16-21, Philippians 3:4b-14, and John 12:1-8. The pastors provide background for each biblical reading, share their personal reactions to the lesson, and apply the reading to life experience. The discussion is designed to help parishioners listen to Sunday readings with more depth and understanding. Music by Paul...

Duration:00:32:28