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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS April 2018

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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Verse Reading Comments Apr 2 TLH 211/LSB 483; Exodus 3:1-15 Our God is a God of deliverance, especially deliverance from our slavery to sin. Apr 3 WS 731 1 Samuel 17:34-51 Our God is a God of victory, giving Read More

“What a Friend We Have in Jesus” TLH 457, LSB 770

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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-NINTH IN A SERIES)
Several years ago on a family vacation, we were traveling Highway 401 between Toronto and Montreal around one o’clock in the morning. The children were drifting in and out of restless sleep when the headlights illuminated a blue and white sign announcing the Read More

A Perfect Prayer from Our Perfect Lord

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Post Date: April, 2018
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DEVOTION – LORD’S PRAYER
“Our Father who art in heaven.”  We address the heavenly Father who sent His beloved Son to save us from our sins and in His amazing grace chose us to be His children. Just as a three-year-old child is unafraid to ask her dad for whatever is on her heart, let Read More

Easter Glory!

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COVER STORY – Easter Glory!
Is there any more glorious day than Easter? Christ is risen from the dead! From the DEAD! What is more dreadful or final than death? Death is a bleak reminder of the horror of our sin, the wages of which must be paid. It violently tears the soul from the body. It tears a loved one from Read More

Going Awl In

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Post Date: April, 2018
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“Going all in” is a phrase commonly used by poker players. With a short stack of chips, the player bets them all in a somewhat desperate attempt to win the pot. In other words, he commits everything to stay in the game. The Old Testament Hebrews lived in a time and culture when Read More

Joint Asian Pastoral Conference Nellore, India

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Post Date: April, 2018
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
Paul wrote to the young pastor Timothy, “What you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” (2 Read More

Luther’s Struggle with Erasmus—1525—

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Post Date: April, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517.
In the Reformation’s early days, many recognized the Read More

Triumphant Faith in the Face of Persecution

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Post Date: April, 2018
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
Women received their dead raised to life again. And others were tortured, not accepting deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection. Still others had trial of mockings and scourgings, yes, and of chains and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawn in two, were tempted, Read More

Vernon Congregation Goes Self-Supporting

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Post Date: April, 2018
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields.
Over the years, the Lord has opened many doors for the CLC to support domestic mission congregations. Throughout our history, we have supported more than fifty congregations across the United Read More

Zion Lutheran Church Ipswich, South Dakota

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Post Date: April, 2018
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION
Zion Lutheran Church is numbered among the oldest congregations in the Church of the Lutheran Confession. Its early beginnings reach back to 1917, when a handful of families gathered for worship in Union Read More