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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS April 2017

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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Verse Reading Comments Apr 1 TLH 148:9-11 John 17:24-26 After all your sin and all your rebellion, Jesus still wants you to be with Him. That’s amazing. That’s divine grace. Apr 3 TLH 142:1-2 Isaiah 53:1-5 Read More

“This Joyful Eastertide” WS 733, LSB 482

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Post Date: April, 2017
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (SEVENTEENTH IN A SERIES)
Death seems final to us. Leaving the room where a loved one has just drawn that last breath, we don’t expect to turn around and meet him for lunch the next day. Our general experience is that the dead stay dead. Yet it has happened in history, more than once, that Read More

“What is a sacrament, and how many are there?”

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Post Date: April, 2017
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked,Sacraments,Series
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“I’M GLAD YOU ASKED!” (TWENTY-Sixth IN A SERIES) Pastors Answer Frequently-Asked Questions
You will not find the word sacrament in the Bible. If you were to do a quick search in a concordance, the closest match you would find is sacrifice. One can easily see that, as far as spelling is Read More

A Day of Deliverance and Hope!

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Post Date: April, 2017
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“Then the ark rested in the seventh Read More

A New Building In Myanmar

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Post Date: April, 2017
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MISSION NEWSLETTER our CLC Board of Missions updates us with the latest news from various mission fields.
The CLC is in fellowship with two church bodies in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). One is the National Lutheran Church of Myanmar (NLCM), centered in the city of Yangon in southern Myanmar; and the other Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“But recall the former days in which, after you were illuminated, you endured a great struggle with sufferings:  partly while you were made a spectacle both by reproaches and tribulations, and partly while you became companions of those who were so treated;  for you had compassion on me Read More

From Recluse to Scholar: 1506-1507

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Post Date: April, 2017
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses.
The Apostle Paul commands us to “comfort Read More

MAN UP Retreat—August, 2016

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Post Date: April, 2017
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EVENTS AROUND THE CLC
The secular world has many meanings for the term “man up” (see sidebar). When viewed from a Christian perspective, the term takes on much greater meaning. God’s biblical advice and guidance within a God-pleasing framework of the term “man up” was the focal point for a three-day men’s Read More

Odisha State, India

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Post Date: April, 2017
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
Pastor Deepak Immanuel is one of the district chairmen in the Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church (BELC) in India. Pastor Deepak first went up to Odisha State to do exploratory work six Read More

Our New Life in the Risen Christ

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Post Date: April, 2017
Post Categories: Devotions,Holy Week Devotion
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DEVOTION – NEW LIFE
The year is 1753, in America. As long as you can remember, you have had to obey every whim of your master. He determines everything you do. He tells you when to get up and when to go to bed. He determines what you eat, how much you eat, and when you eat. He even picks your spouse for you and sells Read More