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“BETTER” LIVING THROUGH CHRIST

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 STUDIES IN THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS “…Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation” (9:27-28) God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last Read More

“Blessed is He who comes to save!”

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Composed by CLC pastor Frank Gannt, this hymn fits the meter and tune of Duke Street. Better known as TLH #200 I Know that My Redeemer Lives.

A HYMN FOR PALM SUNDAY

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“Blessed is He who comes to save!” “Hosanna in the highest, Read More

“HONOR YOUR MOTHER”

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Post Date: May, 2014
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In the early 20th century a woman from West Virginia named Anna Jarvis began petitioning prominent leaders, including President Woodrow Wilson, to establish a national holiday which honored mothers. By 1914 “Mother’s Day” in America had taken root. Yet it comes as little surprise that less than a decade Read More

A Rite of Passage into Spiritual Maturity

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THE RITE OF CONFIRMATION

“…that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting, but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the Read More

Announcements

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Post Date: May, 2014
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Pacific Coast Pastoral Conference

May 13-15, 2014, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Phoenix, Arizona Agenda:

+ A study of Yahweh and its translation, etc. How should it be translated into English? How can we bring the significance of this term to our people? — Pastor Terrel Kesterson + Book Review: The Theology of the Read More

Blessed Reception of the Lord’s Supper

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In preparation for the Lord’s Supper we do well to engage in self-examination. Martin Luther’s “Christian Questions” help in this regard:

“Do you believe that you are a sinner?” (Ans.): “Yes, I believe it; I am a sinner….”   “Are you also sorry for your sins?” (Ans.): “Yes, I Read More

Doubt Not

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Post Date: May, 2014
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Then He said to Thomas, “Reach your finger here, and look at My hands; and reach your hand here, and put it into My side. Do not be unbelieving, but believing.” And Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to him, “Thomas, because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and Read More

Jesus — the Good Shepherd and the Lamb of God

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One of the distinctive ways the one true God reveals Himself in Holy Scripture is by referring to Himself as the great “I AM” God. When the Lord appeared to Moses in the burning bush to call him as one of His prophets and Moses asked Him to give His name by which He is to be known, God said, "I AM WHO I AM" (Exodus Read More

Not a Boast but a Cause for Rejoicing

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Beloved members of this Christian Congregation,

When I was installed as your pastor in April 2002, this congregation celebrated its 50th anniversary. As now I retire after nigh fifty years of service in the public ministry (1964-2014), some parting thoughts.

We can only begin with the confession that a review of the past reveals Read More

Raising the Daughter of Jairus

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Post Date: May, 2014
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THE MIRACLES OF CHRIST "…The works that I do in My Father's name, they bear witness of Me." (John 10:25) And behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue. And he fell down at Jesus’ feet and begged Him to come to his house, for he had an only daughter about twelve years of age, and she was Read More