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Appointed to Sacrifice and Intercede

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Post Date: August, 2015
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“So also Christ did not glorify Himself to become High Priest, but it was He who said to Him: ‘You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.’ As He also says in another place: ‘You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek’; who, in the days of His flesh, when He had offered up prayers and supplications, with Read More

Iganga, Uganda

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Post Date: August, 2015
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“Thank you, Pastor. That was very encouraging!” remarked Daniel, concentrating on each word lest his stutter once again get the best of him. The Word of God, unsurprisingly, shows itself to transcend culture, geography, time, and circumstance. The text for that morning was taken from Habakkuk and the sermon was one preached several times Read More

Josiah, The Boy-King

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Post Date: August, 2015
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Old Testaments
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(II Kings 22-23; II Chronicles 34-35)  D own through the centuries, rulers of nations have had either a positive or negative influence on the subjects they govern. During the period of the Divided Kingdom in Israel, there were more ungodly kings that “did evil in the sight of the Lord” than God-fearing kings. Following the Read More

Opposite Sides of Different Coins

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Post Date: August, 2015
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Our minds were designed by our Creator to work on the basis of logic. Researchers tell us that this is why optical illusions work on us. Our brains, in attempting to see patterns in chaos, will often fill in “missing” information allowing us to see things that aren’t actually present. We all like logic and order in our lives, to different Read More
“But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ” (Philippians 3:20). In 1931 a layman, William Arndt, moved to Jamestown, North Dakota, with his family. Eight souls gathered in his home in August of that year to hear the Gospel preached by Rev. Eugene Hinderer, a Wisconsin Synod pastor serving Read More

Refreshingly Uncomplicated

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Post Date: August, 2015
Post Categories: Devotions,Lead Story,Opening Devotion
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Creation01Aurora_Borealis_EielsonAlaskaI remember the summer I was a tour-bus driver in Glacier National Park. Drivers were taught park history, information, and geological Read More

Why Are There No Women Pastors (or Even Voters) in the CLC?

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Post Date: August, 2015
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The beginning of the answer to this question is found in the creation of Adam and Eve. “The Lord God said, ‘It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.’  . . . Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman and He brought her to the man” (Genesis 2:18, Read More

Worship—With a Purpose

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Post Date: August, 2015
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I have held my fair share of gym memberships over the years—enough to realize the purpose behind all the machines that you find there. They aren’t there just to get your body into a wide variety of physical positions—sitting, standing, lying down, bending over. Their purpose is to exercise, and thereby strengthen, the various muscles of Read More