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From the back row

Written by Paul Koch
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events
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The 2014 Spring Concert of Immanuel Lutheran College was presented at Messiah Lutheran Church of Eau Claire, Wis. on the evening of May 23rd at the close of the school year, when exams were past (passed!) and everyone was enjoying the late arrival of beautiful weather. The concert was beautiful, too, organized like this in five […] Read More

GOD’S OBSCURE SAINTS

Written by Paul Koch
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Articles
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(Seventh 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. “And Sopater of Berea accompanied him to Asia—also Aristarchus and Secundus of the Thessalonians, and Gaius of Derbe, and Timothy, and Tychicus and Trophimus of Asia. These […] Read More

GRADUATION or COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

Written by Daniel Feischer
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events
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Graduation is the bestowing of diplomas upon students who have completed the prescribed course of study. Commencement names the same event with the emphasis on a new beginning. The graduates enter upon a new course or new experience in life. Schools invite guest speakers for the graduation or commencement exercise. We suspect that those who […] Read More

LEARNING TENDERNESS FROM THE MASTER

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Christian Marriage
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Pastor Paul Naumann • Tacoma, Washington “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted…”  (Ephesians 4:32). Years ago, as a young man stood on the threshold of matrimony, an older Christian friend gave him a piece of advice. “Do you want to know the secret to avoiding marital trouble?” he asked.  Read More

Thank God for Your Spouse

Written by David Reim
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Christian Marriage,Lead Story
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“And the Lord God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him”  (Genesis 2:18). Have you thought of the implications of these words of our God? Adam was living in the Garden of Eden. It was literally a paradise. Everything was perfect. Not just […] Read More

The Blind See and the Mute Speak!

Written by Theodore Barthels
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Series,The Miracles of Christ
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When Jesus departed from there, two blind men followed Him, crying out and saying, “Son of David, have mercy on us!” And when He had come into the house, the blind men came to Him. And Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They said to Him, “Yes, […] Read More

The Double Patriot

Written by David Fuerstenau
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Daily Life
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Today the term patriot is used rather loosely. It has been applied to those who give their lives in defense of their country and also to those who protest against and seek to change the very foundation upon which this country was founded. So what is patriotism? Mr. Webster defined it as “love of one’s […] Read More

The Fool Who Fools Himself

Written by Daniel Feischer
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Cross Purposes,Series
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Everyone has a god— even those who claim that there is no God.  American atheists are planning to initiate a TV channel dedicated to god-lessness. We were reminded of this again when we read that American atheists are planning to initiate a TV channel dedicated to god-lessness. According to a spokesman, the purpose and intent […] Read More

The Son Exalted Above the Angels

Written by John Klatt
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Studies in Hebrews
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For to which of the angels did He ever say: “You are My Son, Today I have begotten You”? And again: “I will be to Him a Father, And He shall be to Me a Son”? But when He again brings the firstborn into the world, He says: “Let all the angels of God worship […] Read More

We All Live Downstream

Written by Paul Fleischer
Post Date: July, 2014
Post Categories: Editorials,From the Editor
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A few months back we saw a bumper sticker which read: “WE ALL LIVE DOWNSTREAM.” It got us to thinking about how many and broad are its applications to life. What does it make YOU think about? Here are some of our thoughts. Intentionally or not, the sticker teaches the significance of history. Living downstream […] Read More