Lutheran Spokesman

"…the Scriptures cannot be broken." John 10:35

Subscribe
1 2

Archives From - November,2014

‘Going All In’ with Thanksgiving

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Lead Story,Thanksgiving
Post Tags:

‘To the max,’ ‘pedal to the metal,’ and ‘nothing in reserve’ are several more slang terms that express a total commitment to a cause or undertaking.

If one were to poll Americans as to what that means for them in connection with their Thanksgiving Day activities, no doubt many would answer they were Read More

“Bible Sunday” — November 23, 2014

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Historical
Post Tags:
It was December 1941. Two noteworthy things were about to happen within hours of each other. First, there was the kick-off of the first-ever National Bible Week, which was to begin on Monday, December 8th. The National Bible Association had been making plans to have Scripture read nation-wide over the airwaves on NBC. Various political Read More

“Take Courage… I Am With You”

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Series,THE MIRACLES OF CHRIST
Post Tags:
“The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.” (John 10:25)
But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary. Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea. And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they Read More

Announcements 

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Announcements,News & Events
Post Tags:
Installations In accord with our usage and order, Joel Fleischer, who was called by Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sioux Falls, S.Dak. to be its pastor, was installed on September 28, 2014. Pastor John Hein delivered the message. Also participating in the installation were Pastors Andrew Schaller and James Naumann, and teacher Read More

From the Field

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Missions,News & Events
Post Tags:
Missionary David Koenig gives behind the scenes looks at happenings in our overseas mission endeavors. The following report arrived under the date of October 2, 2014. Let us all be praying with the hymnwriter* of “Spread, Oh, Spread, Thou Mighty Word” (at the end of article) — Editor Grebenhain, Germany, Free Read More

JUSTUS JONAS

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Series
Post Tags:
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS (THIRD of four)

JUSTUS JONAS

“My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises.”   (Psalm 119:148 NIV) Some people have an exceptional ability to study and learn. We might refer to them as scholars, and Justus Jonas was one. Born in 1493, Jonas Read More

Look to Jesus When the Assignment is Tough

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Articles
Post Tags:
Professor Paul Schaller • Eau Claire, Wisconsin
“Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?” (John 6:9)
When Jesus proposed to His disciples the problem of feeding the great crowd of people that had come to see Jesus, there was no brainstorming Read More

Looking Forward to Christ’s Return on the Last Day of this World

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Church Year
Post Tags:
SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST

How often hasn’t it been said, “Well, at least it’s not the end of the world!”?

This statement is generally made to console someone going through difficult times. The kind of comfort it’s trying to convey is that the situation could be far worse—even worse than what the troubled person is Read More

Lucas Cranach (The Elder)

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Series
Post Tags:
  FAITH OF OUR FATHERS (FOURTH of four)

Lucas Cranach (The Elder)

“Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.” Read More

Reason to Give Thanks Every Day!

Written by
Post Date: November, 2014
Post Categories: Devotions,Thanksgiving
Post Tags:
Thanksgiving Day is not an appointed church holiday but a national celebration. Nevertheless, the church celebrates it for good reason. Surely, when we consider the blessings from our Heavenly Father from whom comes every good and perfect gift, we have reason to say every day: “Praise the Lord. Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For Read More