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Archives From - December,2011

A “silent” lesson in the promise of Christmas

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Dear reader, please have Luke 1:5-25 before you "Silence is golden" is the old saying. To a frazzled mom with noisy, active little ones, it is a golden time when the children are put to bed and the house is quiet. For a teacher after a long day, it is a golden time when the students go home and the classroom is silent. Read More

A tale that is FINALLY* told!

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*Defined in Webster as 1) at the end, in conclusion; 2) decisively; conclusively, irrevocably “Finally… finally… finally… finally... finally… finally… finally… the split came!” Count 'em—seven times the word "finally" appears in two short articles (August & September 2011 issues) in Forward in Christ, the Wisconsin Read More

Advent – A Time for Penitence

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He also spoke this parable: “A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. Then he said to the keeper of his vineyard, ‘Look, for three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree and find none. Cut it down; why does it use up the ground?’ But he answered and said to him, ‘Sir, Read More

Announcements

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2012 CLC Mission Helper Trip East Africa (Kenya and Tanzania) July 2012 The CLC Mission Helper Program is taking applications and making preparations for the 2012 Mission Trip. The number one priority of this trip will be spreading the Good News of forgiveness, salvation, and eternal life through the life, death, and resurrection of our Savior Read More

Book Review— Enhance Your Christmas

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Our CLC Bookhouse now carries the 80-page spiral-bound devotional titled AT BETHLEHEM'S CRIB— Seven Christmas Sermons by Norman A. Madson, Sr. (1886-1962). $8.50 Read More

Dec 12-17

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12 Luke 2:21-24 -THL 114 And Jesus was His name. 13 Luke 2:25-38 -THL 137 These believers were ready and waiting. 14 Read More

Dec 19- 24

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19 Matthew 3:13-17 -THL 74 Praise the Spirit for these testimonies! 20 Matthew 4:1-11 -THL 142 Self-sacrifice was His constant Read More

Dec 25-31

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25 Christmas Day -THL 90 Enjoy Jesus’ birthday with Him and His family! 26 John 4:3-26-THL 279 Her Christmas gift came as a surprise. 27 Read More

Dec 5-10

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5 Philippians 2:5-11 -THL 104 Jesus gave up His regency for us. 6 Genesis 49:8-12-THL -THL 77 Jacob previews Jesus as Read More

Do You Believe In Miracles?

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An almost palatable taste of hope was in the air. Much had been promised and much was expected–at least by the faithful. The elements of success had been carefully brought together. People waited with bated breath. Finally, the winning shot went home and the team held on for ultimate victory. The USA hockey team had beaten the Russians and went Read More