Lutheran Spokesman

"…the Scriptures cannot be broken." John 10:35


Into the Wilderness

christinthedesertWritten by: David Reim pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Vernon, British Columbia.

“Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward He was hungry” (Matthew 4:1-2).

Just when we are seeing signs that spring is coming soon, as the days are getting longer and warmer, we begin what may seem to be a darker, colder journey—the journey of Lent. We follow Jesus into the wilderness. Read More…

Audio Spokesman

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A new addition to the Lutheran Spokesman website is Audio versions of each article.

You will find them at the end of each article starting in the April 2015 issue.

Bread of Life March 2015

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March 2015

TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941;
WS  = Worship Supplement 2000;
SC  = Martin Luther’s Small Catechism;
[  ] = Minor Festivals or commemorations in the Christian Church Year

Mar 2 Romans 5:1-11 WS 723
We can rejoice even in our sufferings because God’s love for us has been made obvious in Christ Jesus.

Mar 3 Mark 8:27-38 WS 722
Jesus the Christ was specifically chosen to suffer many things, be killed, and rise again in three days. Read More…

Rejoice! Your King Comes to You.

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Written by: Nathan Pfeiffer pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spokane, Washington.

What if I told you that the President of the United States was going to come to visit you personally, and needed you to pick him up at the Greyhound bus station? It would never happen, right? He’s too busy to visit you personally and too powerful to ever ride a bus!

Observing how today’s powerful people get around and who they spend their time with makes the events of Palm Sunday all Read More…