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Archives From - May,2018


Written by Thomas Schuetze
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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Date Verse Reading Comments May 1 TLH 59 2 Samuel 7:1-16 God promised David that his throne would endure forever, a promise that was ultimately fulfilled in Christ, the greatest King of all. May 2 TLH 524/LSB 691; Psalm 52 The wicked may boast, but in the end those who trust in God’s unfailing love […] Read More

“Don’t Judge Me”

Written by James Albrecht
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked,Series
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READY TO GIVE AN ANSWER (AUTHORITY OF THE WORD) Passages that will help you respond when people say… It used to be that the most frequently-cited passage in America was John 3:16. The reference was visible at practically every NFL game you watched. As the football sailed toward the uprights, someone beyond the end-zone would […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FIRST IN A SERIES) “On Christ’s ascension I now build/ The hope of mine ascension.” (verse 1) When Christ returns on Judgment Day, you, along with all believers, will ascend bodily into heaven, to be forever with Him where there is no sorrow, no tear, and everlasting joy.  […] Read More

A Faith That Runs

Written by Chad Seybt
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our […] Read More

CLCI Public Gospel Meetings

Written by Jyothi Benjamin
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: CLCI,Missions
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[The following is a report from Pastor Jyothi Benjamin on “public Gospel meetings,” a recurring evangelism effort of the Church of the Lutheran Confession in India (CLCI), of which Pastor Benjamin is chairman. The report is lightly edited for clarity.] “We organize the Church of the Lutheran Confession in India (CLCI) public Gospel meetings several […] Read More
Forty-seven members and visitors gathered to dedicate a new church building for Peace Lutheran Church on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. The church is located just east of Highway 83, two miles south of Mission, next to Peace Lutheran Cemetery. The congregation’s pastor, Paul D. Nolting, delivered the dedicatory address with the theme: […] Read More

Honoring the Christian Wife and Mother

Written by Theodore Barthels
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: Devotions,Mothers Day
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DEVOTION – MOTHER’S DAY “Husbands, likewise, dwell with them [your wives] with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of  life, that your prayers may not be hindered.” (1 Peter 3:7) Mother’s Day is a big and special day across America. If you’re thinking […] Read More

Luther Reforms the Liturgy —1526—

Written by Norman Greve
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: Reformation
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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. Luther was a fearless reformer who plunged ahead heedless of personal cost […] Read More

Pause, Consider, but Then Move Forward

Written by Michael Roehl
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – ASCENSION Ascension is actually not our holiday, is it? Not really. It belongs, for the most part, to our Lord Jesus. Think of it. If you were Jesus, wouldn’t you be eager to return to heaven to be with your Heavenly Father and to exist in the perfect bliss of paradise—especially if […] Read More

Prepared for the Journey

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: May, 2018
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT Life is a journey. As Christian travelers, we’re simply passing through the Temporary on our way to the Eternal. During the trip, we often face dangers, difficult terrain, ups and downs. What can prepare us for the journey? Psalm 121, often called the Traveler’s Psalm, provides the answers. I will […] Read More