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Archives From - September,2017

“Back to School”

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Post Date: September, 2017
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COVER STORY – CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
It’s just a Read More

“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS September 2017

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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Verse Reading Comments Sept 1 TLH 483, LSB 749; Jeremiah 23:33-40 If prophets or preachers speak words that contradict what the Lord has already said, you know them to be false. Sept 2 WS 758 Ezekiel 34:1-10 Read More

“What is the proper way to apply water in Baptism?”

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Post Date: September, 2017
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“I’M GLAD YOU ASKED!” (THIRTY-FIRST IN A SERIES) Pastors Answer Frequently-Asked Questions
This question arises frequently, especially since there are certain denominations who teach that the only valid form of Baptism is by immersion—that is, by dunking a person all the way under Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-SECOND IN A SERIES)
Contrary to the oft-repeated cant1 of collectivists, it does not “take a village” to raise a child; it takes parents.  God entrusts parents—not society in general, not educational or governmental institutions, and not Read More

Faith’s Journey Ends in Our Homeland

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Post Date: September, 2017
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a homeland. And Read More

Graduation in Togo

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Post Date: September, 2017
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
Three-and-a-half hours of pure and unbridled joy and thankfulness as only our brothers and sisters in Africa can express it. That is what I witnessed and was Read More

Luther and Erasmus —1516

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Post Date: September, 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 next month’s issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses.
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION
St. Stephen Lutheran Church of the East Bay is a small collection of friendly and faithful members whose residences are scattered across North-Central California—from the East Bay (Oakland Read More

The Gibeonite Deception

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Post Date: September, 2017
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“Then the men of Israel took some of their provisions; but they did not ask counsel of the Lord.” (Joshua 9:14) After forty years of wilderness wanderings, the Israelites finally entered the Promised Land to conquer Read More

Time to get Back to the Book (of Holy Scripture)

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Post Date: September, 2017
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DEVOTION – BACK TO SCHOOL
“But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them.”  (2 Timothy 3:14) “Back to school” often means back to a more disciplined routine. “Back to school” means getting back to careful Read More