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Archives From - July,2017

“It’s Not Mine, It’s God’s!”

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Post Date: July, 2017
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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During our lives, we often meet interesting and unique people, and there are many lessons that we can learn from the lives and examples of those whom we meet. Edward is one of those people. Edward is a very interesting character. His incredibly long dreadlocks might make you think he is from Jamaica. In fact, he was born in Tanzania, but lived Read More
This question begins with an unfortunate assumption; namely, that praying or singing requires certain visible motions. Praying is more than the folding of hands and the closing of eyes. Singing is more than opening the mouth and matching musical notes with one’s voice. Praying and singing are acts of worship, and worship is always primarily about Read More

Called by Christ to Be Servants of His Servants

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Post Date: July, 2017
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“‘When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.’ . . . And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the Read More

Forged In Fire

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Post Date: July, 2017
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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Forged In Fire is the name of a current TV show. Several bladesmiths are given various hunks of steel, and each one is asked to forge and create a knife of his own design. Their blades are then tested for sharpness, strength, and durability, by which tests the field is narrowed to two finalists, who then are challenged Read More

Gordon P. Radtke, 1919-2017

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Post Date: July, 2017
Post Categories: In memory,News & Events
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Gordon Paul Radtke was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 10, 1919, God’s gift to Edwin Radtke and his wife Mathilda née Radke. He was baptized on July 13 of the same year. Gordon’s schooling included six years at Concordia College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; two years at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri; and two years at Wisconsin Read More
Listen to hymn at: http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/493.mp3 Hymn Text: Luke 6:12 ff. Author: Christopher Wordsworth, 1862, cento, alt. Composer: Dimitri S. Bortniansky, 1822, ad. Tune: “St. Petersburg”
Public ministers of God’s Word are faced with a challenging task. They bring that Word to bear in a world Read More

Immanuel Lutheran High School Visitors’ Day

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Post Date: July, 2017
Post Categories: ILHC School,News & Events
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Springtime at Immanuel Lutheran High School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is packed with traditional events, like Arbor Day, Field Day, ILHS Banquet, and the Senior Tea, to name a few. One such event is High School Visitors’ Day, which generally occurs on the last Friday in April or the first Friday in May; this year it was April 28. ILHS Read More

Initial Inductees into the Hall of Faith

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Post Date: July, 2017
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he being dead still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, “and was not found, because God had taken him”; for before he was taken he had this Read More
God invites us, “Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good.” (Psalm 34:8) This month’s “Slice of Life in the CLC” gives us another taste of the Lord’s goodness. Life in any congregation of God’s people is like a little taste of heaven, for our life is already “hidden with Christ in God.” (Colossians 3:3) We have Read More

The Shepherd Kindly Calls

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Post Date: July, 2017
Post Categories: Devotions,DIVINE CALL
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“Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock; and when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away.” (1 Peter Read More