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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS July 2016

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Post Date: July, 2016
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Date Verse Reading Comments Jul 1 TLH 322 Psalm 143 Confessing our failure to do God’s will, we trust both in His mercy and in His future guidance. Jul 2 TLH 526 Psalm 3 Protection and deliverance come from the Lord. Jul 4 TLH 577 2 Samuel 18:28-19:4 David’s love would have given his life for sinful Absalom. Jesus’ love gave Read More

“Lord, Who at Cana’s Wedding-Feast”

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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Hymn 620 is actually a prayer to Christ, offered in the context of a wedding ceremony.  When at that wedding we sing  “Thou dearer far than earthly guest,/ Vouchsafe Thy presence here” (verse 1), we are actually praying that Christ will be present at this wedding, even as He was present at the wedding in Cana, where He performed the Read More

“What a Contrast!”

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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“Now when these things had been thus prepared, the priests always went into the first part of the tabernacle, performing the services. But into the second part the high priest went alone once a year, not without blood, which he offered for himself and for the people’s sins committed in ignorance; the Holy Spirit indicating this, that the way Read More

A Glory-Winning Performance

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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Many people follow the Academy Awards show to see which nominees did the best at playing their respective roles. The winners are much applauded for their craft and professionalism. But at the end of the evening, what they gave us was just a movie, a work of fiction. There once lived in Israel a wise woman who also turned out to be an amazing Read More

Does the Bible Contain Mistakes?

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked,Series
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No, the Bible doesn’t contain any mistakes. Everything it says is reliable and true, since it is given by inspiration of God. This is what makes it “profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness” (2 Timothy 3:16 ESV). Yet, skeptics are challenging the reliability of Read More

God’s Institution of Marriage

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Post Date: July, 2016
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It’s the “Same Old Same Old” “Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said,  ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called “woman,” for she was taken out of man.’ For this reason a man will leave his father and mother Read More

J.P. Koehler, 1859-1951

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: Lutheran Leaders
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For forty-nine years, John Phillip Koehler had faithfully served the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) as a parish pastor, a professor at Northwestern College, and a professor and president of the Wauwatosa Seminary. Then, in 1929, the seminary board suspended him from teaching and administrative duties, and in 1930 fired him. He then had Read More

Living Hope Lutheran Church Appleton, Wisconsin

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
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The congregation of Living Hope in the Appleton, Wisconsin, area has seen a lot of changes in the past few years. In 2014 the congregation applied for and began receiving full mission subsidy through the CLC Board of Missions. The members of Living Hope rented an office space in Kimberly to use as a worship facility. They called David Ude to be Read More

Makanya, Tanzania

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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I still remember that day. I was with three other mission helpers wrapping up our three-week visit to India. We were in our hotel room when one of the other mission helpers called us to the balcony overlooking the busy road below. “Come here, quick!” We rushed to the balcony and we knew immediately why we had been summoned. In the Read More

Resurrection Lutheran Church Corpus Christi, Texas

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Post Date: July, 2016
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC,Articles
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Names are important, for they have much to tell. When the members of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, chose their new name, they arrived at more than just a name. The name RESURRECTION was and continues to be a confession of the fact that our Savior Jesus Christ is risen. The Church of the Lutheran Confession had a Read More