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Archives From - December,2013

“Blessings in the Family of God”

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Post Date: December, 2013
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First of a 2 part Series

An essay titled “What place does the church (small “c”) have in a Christian’s faith-life?” was presented to a CLC Pastoral Conference at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cheyenne, Wyoming, in September, 2013. This is a first Read More

“On Earth Peace…”

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Post Date: December, 2013
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“…On earth peace…” declared the angels to the shepherds on the night of the Savior’s birth (Luke 2:14).    

How shall we understand the expression "…On earth peace…"? Read More

Christmas at “Just the Right Time”

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Post Date: December, 2013
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"But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons" (Galatians 4:4-5, NIV).

"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven." Read More

Christmas reminds us that…THINGS ARE NOT AS THEY SEEM

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Post Date: December, 2013
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Pastor Paul Naumann • Tacoma, Washington

“Appearances can be deceiving.”

No one knows the truth of that statement more fully than does a Christian. Most people understand the principle. They keep it in mind as a salutary warning against the false and deceptive product advertising that Read More

God’s Gift Giving

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Post Date: December, 2013
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Years ago in my hometown an elderly woman crafted new pairs of mittens for my brother, my sister, and me every Christmas. It wasn’t that this lady had forgotten what she had given us the year before. But she knew that the mittens she had made the previous year would likely wear out over the winter. She also knew that we children were still Read More

Jesus is True God

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Post Date: December, 2013
Post Categories: Apostles’ Creed,Series
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PART ONE OF A SERIES ON THE SECOND ARTICLE

“This is most certainly true!”

THE APOSTLES’ CREED I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived  by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was Read More

New Entrance Sign at Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary

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Post Date: December, 2013
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Re-gifting Encouraged!

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Post Date: December, 2013
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Have you ever re-gifted a present?

In recent years the practice of re-gifting has been promoted as a way to deal with unwanted or unneeded gifts. After all, what are you going to do with two identical DVDs? What if you already own three Green Bay Packer caps? You could shove them into the depths of a closet or let them gather Read More

The Shocked

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Post Date: December, 2013
Post Categories: ENCOUNTERS OF A SPIRITUAL KIND,Series
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Those shocked by love (Fifth of a Series) And when they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to keep them securely. Having received such a charge, he put them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks. But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, Read More