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Archives From - June,2017


Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Verse Reading Comments Jun 1 TLH 225 John 6:60-71 The Spirit gives life through the Word of Christ. Jun 2WS 739Acts 2:1-21The Spirit moves His people to prophesy—to tell the world of salvation through Jesus. Jun 3 […] Read More
“I’M GLAD YOU ASKED!” (TWENTY-Eighth  IN A SERIES) Pastors Answer Frequently-Asked Questions Some of the differences in the ways that Christian churches conduct Baptisms are merely matters of custom and logistics. Other differences surrounding Baptism are significant matters of “what does the Lord say?” and are, therefore, stones in the foundation of sound biblical teaching. […] Read More

A Window to the Unseen World

Written by John Klatt
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: New Testaments,Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things […] Read More

Gifts Galore

Written by David W. Bernthal
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: Devotions,Pentecost
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DEVOTION – DIVERSITY OF GIFTS Did you know that there are over 30,000 different species of fish in our world? Scientists, and others who keep track of these things, tell us there are about 300,000 different species of plants for our enjoyment. But the granddaddy of diversity goes to the insect kingdom with a whopping […] Read More

God Often Blesses Us in Unexpected Ways

Written by Delwyn Maas
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Old Testaments,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT (For context, please read 1 Kings 17:1-16) Scripture says that Ahab was more evil than the kings before him and that he thought it was a trivial thing to walk in those sins. He overtly promoted the worship of Baal. Ahab’s apostasy signaled dark times ahead for the people. Elijah […] Read More

Graduation at the Martin Luther Bible School in India

Written by Nathanael Mayhew
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
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MISSION NEWSLETTER our CLC Board of Missions updates us with the latest news from various mission fields. On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, twenty-one students graduated from the Martin Luther Bible School (MLBS) in Andhra Pradesh State, India. The Bible School is run by our brethren in the Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church (BELC) in India and […] Read More

Hymn 226 “Come, Oh Come, Thou Quickening Spirit”

Written by Craig Owings
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (NINETEENTH IN A SERIES) Think a moment about your daily prayers. To whom do you pray? The obvious answer would be, “I pray to God, of course.” But press the question a bit further, and you might respond, “I pray to the one true God; the God of […] Read More

Road Trip: 1510-1511

Written by Joseph Lau
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: Reformation
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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. I love road trips. I think it is the opportunity to […] Read More

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Ponsford, Minnesota

Written by John Johannes
Post Date: June, 2017
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION Out in the northwest lake country of Minnesota, a summer tourist might well be charmed by the sight of a white frame church set in a park-like grove. It is like so many that were built in […] Read More

Thinking Outside the Box

Written by David Koenig
Post Date: June, 2017
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Mann denkt, aber Gott lenkt, loosely translated from the German,  means that we think and plan, but God carries out. On this subject Scripture holds both a warning and an encouragement. “Many are the plans in […] Read More