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Archives From - January,2013

“…Real Ghouls”?!

Written by Paul Fleischer
Post Date: January, 2013
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To our considerable interest, an article touching on pet blessings recently appeared in WORLD Read More

“Pet Blessings”

Written by Paul Fleischer
Post Date: January, 2013
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While traveling the city recently, we noticed a local Lutheran Church (ELCA) bulletin board advertising an up-coming Sunday as “Pet Blessing Sunday” in/at their church. Read More

An Epiphany Psalm

Written by Nathanael Mayhew
Post Date: January, 2013
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God be merciful to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us, Selah That Your way may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations. Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You. Oh, let the nations be glad and sing for joy! For You […] Read More

Draw Comfort from Your Lord’s Unbreakable Promises!

Written by Thomas Schuetze
Post Date: January, 2013
Post Categories: Articles,Miscellaneous
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“Change and decay in all around I see.” So wrote Henry Lyte in his well-known hymn “Abide with Me” (TLH #552:2). “Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed, says the Lord, who has compassion on you” […] Read More

Jesus Manifests His Glory

Written by David Reim
Post Date: January, 2013
Post Categories: Articles,New Testaments
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Although Jesus usually hid His divine Sonship, in this episode Jesus revealed His divine power and glory as the Son of God.  Read More

Jesus’s Baptism

Written by Jay Hartmann
Post Date: January, 2013
Post Categories: Church Year
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Seeing Our Lord’s Glory Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be baptized by him. And John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and are You coming to me?” But Jesus answered and said to him, “Permit it to be so now, for thus it […] Read More

Leave It Better

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: January, 2013
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Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, has a exciting new movement being promoted by students at the school. The aim of the new movement is to provide a way for an organized group of students to show their thanks to the Lord for their Christian training by “leaving the school better […] Read More

Some Mouths Must Be Stopped

Written by John Klatt
Post Date: January, 2013
Post Categories: Studies in Titus
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Freedom of speech is a right that we value highly. It is a blessing to be able to make comments about public officials and their policies without lowering our voices to a whisper or looking around to see who may be listening. Read More

The Beauty and Joy of Christian Fellowship

Written by David Lau
Post Date: January, 2013
Post Categories: Editorial,Fellowship
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(Fourth of eight) We have indicated in previous articles that it is possible for believers in Christ to experience already now the beauty and joy of Christian fellowship. Read More

The Second Commandment

Written by Paul Koch
Post Date: January, 2013
Post Categories: Commandments
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It’s short and to the point: “You shall/should not take the name of the LORD your God in vain…” (Exodus 20:7).  Read More