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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS September 2016

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Post Date: September, 2016
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Date / Verse / Reading Comments TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; [ ] = Biblical Events Noted Sept 1 TLH 25 Nahum 1:2-9 The Lord is caring and good, but He is also just. His mercy and justice are not incompatible. Trust in Him and live. Sept 2 TLH […] Read More

Alive to Righteousness

Written by Theodore Barthels
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: Devotions,Inspiration of Scripture
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“For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again” (2 Corinthians 5:14-15). We live in a world where we […] Read More

Hymn 400 “Take My Life and Let It Be”

Written by Craig Owings
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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What is the greatest degree of commitment you could express toward someone? To say “I would die for you” certainly conveys very great commitment, but it is not an expression of the highest commitment. That would have to be “I would live for you.” There are, after all, many things worth dying for: your family, […] Read More

Is Tithing Commanded in Scripture?

Written by Wayne Eichstadt
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked,Series
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Yes, tithing is commanded in Scripture, but that is not the whole story. Tithing actually began before it was commanded. When Melchizedek blessed Abram, he responded by giving Melchizedek “a tithe of all” (Genesis 14:19-20). A “tithe” is, simply, a “tenth.” In the Old Testament, God commanded that a tenth of all the land’s produce […] Read More

Martin Franzmann (1907-1976) Professor and Poet

Written by Paul Naumann
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: In memory
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Martin Franzmann was born on January 29, 1907 in Lake City, Minnesota; a town situated on the bank of the Mississippi River between Wabasha and Red Wing. The son of Pastor William Franzmann and his wife Else, Martin Franzmann was brought up in the raucous atmosphere of a Lutheran parsonage filled with nine children (six […] Read More

Salem Lutheran Church Eagle Lake, Minnesota

Written by George Dummann
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC,Articles
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It’s been said by some that south-central Minnesota has some of the most fertile soil on the planet. With rich, deep dirt, few rocks, and a general abundance of rain, it’s a prime area for the production of major grains such as corn and soybeans. Many thousands of acres of those crops cover Blue Earth […] Read More

The CLC in Convention: “In the Footsteps of the Reformers”

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: September, 2016
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“Which will we follow? Where are we heading?” For Lutherans, the date of October 31 calls to mind Luther’s posting of his Ninety-Five Theses, the event that sparked the Reformation. Next year, that date will furnish an especially strong reminder because 2017 will mark the five-hundredth anniversary of that significant event. CLC President Michael Eichstadt […] Read More

The Mission Helper Program

Written by Todd Ohlmann
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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The purpose of the CLC Mission Helper Program is quite simply to provide opportunities for members of the CLC to participate in our Savior’s Great Commission. It was twenty years ago, at the 1996 CLC convention, that delegates and pastors gave their approval to the CLC Mission Helper Program. Since that time, by God’s grace, […] Read More
“Thus the children of Israel dwelt among the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites. And they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their daughters to their sons; and they served their gods. So the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD. They […] Read More

Update on the Tanzania Church of the Lutheran Confession

Written by Nathanael Mayhew
Post Date: September, 2016
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
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The beginning of the CLC in Tanzania was very similar to our own beginning here in the United States. Both were formed out of already existing Lutheran Churches that were forced to leave their fellowship because of false teaching. The TCLC is divided up into four districts, which are all in the northeastern part of […] Read More