Archives From - April,2014
"Now Christ has risen from the dead and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep" (1 Corinthians 15:20).
Three important festivals came together at the time of the Passover, therefore also at the time of Jesus’ death and resurrection. All three have great significance for our salvation—significance that we do not Read More
Death is the common denominator among all people.Scripture tells us “Through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned…” (Romans 5:12). That is an indisputable, observable truth! There is another indisputable truth of Scripture which, however, is not Read More
On that first Palm Sunday Jesus rode into Jerusalem as a hero, but He would go out in a much different manner.From triumph to travesty may well describe our Savior’s entry into the city—until He triumphed for us on the cross. Yes, our Savior rode into Jerusalem to die the death of the cross. How many of those who gathered that Read More
ObamaCare–the Affordable Care Act: have you heard anything about this? It is a government-regulated program for health care in this country. There are those who strongly support it and those who strongly oppose it. Some say it Read More
Lord God, teach us to leave all our worries in Your hands, for Jesus' sake. Amen.
The national (liberal/progressive) narrative increasingly bad-mouths “old-fashioned traditional” man/woman marriage as being stodgy and dull—while promoting the new relationship excitement between people of the same sex “uniting” in marriage. Just this week we learn Read More
MEDITATIONS ON JESUS’ SERMON ON THE MOUNT: MATTHEW CHAPTERS FIVE THROUGH SEVEN “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? Likewise Read More
“JESUS, Thy blood and righteousness My BEAUTY are, my Read More
PART THREE 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
FROM the Sunday Church Bulletin of Messiah Lutheran Church, Hales Corners (Milwaukee), Wisconsin, January 26, 2014; CLC President Michael Eichstadt is pastor: