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“Pay It Forward”

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 31st CLC CONVENTION June 16-19, 2014 Immanuel Lutheran College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin THEME: “God Our Savior Desires All Men to be Saved!” (1 Timothy 2:3-4 NKJV) Essay 1: Jesus is the one Mediator of that truth! (1 Timothy 2:5-6) Essay 2: We are appointed to proclaim Read More

“This is most certainly true!”

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Post Date: June, 2014
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PART FOUR OF A SERIES ON THE SECOND ARTICLE 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 crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell; the third Read More

Doing the Father’s Will

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MEDITATIONS ON JESUS’ SERMON ON THE MOUNT: MATTHEW'S GOSPEL, CHAPTERS FIVE THROUGH SEVEN "Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and Read More

Father’s Day

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Post Date: June, 2014
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It’s surely true as various billboards around town are proclaiming these days: “Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.”

A “Wyoming Marriage and Family News” flyer that recently came across our desk lists the following “7 tips for Dads.” Each tip had a lengthy paragraph on the Read More

FROM THE FIELD May 5, 2014

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Our Practice with Overseas Contacts and Churches

EDITOR’S NOTE: Missionary David Koenig, recently retired but still serving as needed, is drawing on his many years of working experience with our oversees brethren to write a series entitled FROM THE FIELD. Of particular interest is this Read More

GOD’S OBSCURE SAINTS

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(Sixth in a Series)

This edifying series of chapel talks comes from the archives of our Spokesman Assistant Editor, Prof. Em. Paul R. Koch • Eau Claire, Wis.
Then it pleased the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Read More

Happy Pentecost Harvest!

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Post Date: June, 2014
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(Please read Acts chapter 2) Pentecost – This word is derived from the Greek word Pentecoste, fiftieth, because the feast of Pentecost was celebrated the fiftieth day after the sixteenth of Nisan, which was the second day of the feast of the passover. The Hebrews call it the Feast of Weeks, Exodus 34:22, because it was kept seven Read More

Preaching To the Choir — and Others

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Post Date: June, 2014
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The pastoral ministry is, of course, broader in responsibility and scope than preaching. But there is no more important responsibility or privilege that a servant of God has than to preach! It is to be regretted when a pastor becomes so busy or otherwise occupied that he cannot put his Read More

The Last Picture

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The recording of family histories has changed over the years, from grainy sepia tone, to black and white, to full vivid color, to digital. The storage of these family memories has likewise transitioned from shoeboxes to archival paper with adhesive corners to magnetic pages in bound Read More

The Manifestly Impenitent

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Post Date: June, 2014
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 (Eighth of a Series)

Then one of the lawyers answered and said to Him, “Teacher, by saying these things You reproach us also.” And He said, “Woe to you also, lawyers! For you load men with burdens hard to bear, and you yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of your fingers. Woe to you! For you build the tombs of Read More