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Archives From - August,2016

“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS August 2016

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Date Verse Reading Comments Aug 1TLH 297Ecclesiastes 5:1-7Close your mouth and open your ears, for in His Word, God blesses you. Aug 2 TLH 456 Ecclesiastes 8:10-17 We cannot know God’s deepest ways, but why must we? The important thing is that He knows us. Aug 3 TLH 203 1 Kings 12:1-20 Rehoboam Read More

Election Coverage

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Post Date: August, 2016
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Election coverage seems as if it has been going on “forever.” But in reality, it was only last spring when candidates began announcing their campaigns to be the next President of the United States. Since then, the news media have been covering the campaigns and discussing things like polls, “favorability,” and “electability.” Such Read More

Faith Is a Gift from God

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“I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given to you by Christ Jesus, that you were enriched in everything by Him in all utterance and all knowledge, even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you, so that you come short in no gift, eagerly waiting for the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will also Read More

Following in His Footsteps

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Post Date: August, 2016
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When selecting a career path, many young people are drawn to the same vocations practiced by their fathers or mothers. This is notable also in the church—sons frequently aspire to become pastors like their fathers, and sons and daughters to become teachers like their parents. It is not a self-chosen calling, but rather a calling from the Lord Read More

From our Foreign Fields, An Update on the CLCI

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Post Date: August, 2016
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Our brethren in the Church of the Lutheran Confession in India (CLCI) have approximately five hundred congregations and preaching stations, with fifteen thousand members, served by over three hundred ordained pastors.  Here is a brief glimpse at the work the Lord is doing through them.
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Most of those reading this magazine have, in all probability, known the blessed comfort of the Gospel from their earliest childhood. Brought up in Christian homes by godly parents, they have from their youth known the holy Scriptures, which have made them wise unto salvation through faith in Jesus Christ (II Timothy 3:15). But what if that Read More

Incomparable!

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Post Date: August, 2016
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With His sacrifice, Jesus didn’t bring the blood of an animal, but His own blood. “But Christ came as High Priest of the good things to come, with the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands, that is, not of this creation. Not with the blood of goats and calves, but with His own blood He entered the Most Read More

Is It Permissible for a Christian to Use Birth Control?

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Post Date: August, 2016
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This is something you should discuss with your pastor, because there are different types of birth control, different circumstances, different motives, and different preconceived ideas about the subject. When the Bible does not speak directly to specific situations, your pastor can help you identify the relevant biblical principles and how to apply Read More

J.P. Meyer, 1873-1964

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Post Date: August, 2016
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The white-haired man was easily recognized by all as he took his regular walk to the post office in his dark suit and tie, for he seldom wore an overcoat or hat even in the Wisconsin winters. Who was this hardy gentleman? His parents had named him John Peter Carl Meyer, but he often went by J. P. Meyer or, more familiarly, Nixie. (nix is Read More

Keith Olmanson 1929-2016

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Post Date: August, 2016
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Keith Nolan Olmanson, longtime pastor of the CLC, was taken to be with the Lord on May 26, 2016. A victory service was held on June 2, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato, Minnesota. Keith Olmanson was born in St. Peter, Minnesota, on July 28, 1929, to Bennett and Helen (née Jacobson) Olmanson and was baptized on September 15. He was Read More