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“Oh,Give Thanks to the Lord…!”

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Post Date: November, 2013
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Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!  For His mercy endures forever! is a familiar prayer expressing our thankfulness to God for the food with which He has blessed us and reminding us to give thanks to God. Such reminders are always in place because, quite frankly, we don’t always remember to return thanks Read More

“Please Pass…the Word!”

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Post Date: November, 2013
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“Man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.” (Deuteronomy 8:3, ESV)
It’s just not Thanksgiving without football? While it might be missed, we could enjoy the festival without watching a game. What about celebrating Thanksgiving Read More

Appreciating, With Thanksgiving, the Gifts We Have

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Post Date: November, 2013
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As children of God we have been richly blessed. If we have to ask how we have been blessed or how richly, that indicates we are taking those gifts for granted. Above all, we thank God the Father for His love in Christ Jesus. The precious gospel of salvation in Jesus is our greatest blessing, the most secure and enduring. Our salvation is Read More

Forerunners of the Reformation

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Post Date: November, 2013
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The Death of John Huss (1369-1415)

“But before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name. This will result in your being witnesses to them” (Luke 21:12-13, Read More

GOD’S OBSCURE SAINTS

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Post Date: November, 2013
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IMMANUEL LUTHERAN COLLEGE CHAPEL MEDITATION  (Third in a Series)  Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution. Then the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples and Read More

Readiness for Christ’s Return in Glory

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Post Date: November, 2013
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A large percentage of Christians today are Millennialists, eagerly waiting for Christ to return to establish a thousand-year reign on the Earth. This expectation also includes false teachings such as a “rapture” of believers and a “battle of Armageddon” (to name but two). This millennial outlook concerning the end of time is not Read More

TENT MAKER/HOME BUILDER

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Post Date: November, 2013
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(First of three: Philemon 1-7) THE EPISTLE OF PHILEMON 1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer, 2 to the beloved Apphia, Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house: 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Read More

THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT

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Post Date: November, 2013
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"As the head of the family should teach them in a simple way to those of his household." (Martin Luther)
Our local newspaper has a regular feature which uses symbols on a city map to indicate where crimes have been committed. This allows the public to “see” what crimes have been committed in Read More

The Widow’s Son at Nain

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Post Date: November, 2013
Post Categories: Series,THE MIRACLES OF CHRIST
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"…The works that I do in My Father's name, they bear witness of Me."  (John 10:25)
Now it happened, the day after, that He went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and a large crowd. And when He came near the gate of the city, behold, a dead man was being carried out, the only Read More