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Archives From - June,2018

—1527— A Challenging Year

Written by Joseph Lau
Post Date: June, 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. Historical events do not take place in a vacuum. Famous people are […] Read More


Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: June, 2018
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 2 TLH 393 Jeremiah 51:42-50 Babylon would conquer Judah, but the victory would not last. God would rescue and restore His people. Jun 3 TLH 396 Luke 8:40-56 Jairus and the the afflicted […] Read More

“I don’t need to repent.”

Written by Wayne Eichstadt
Post Date: June, 2018
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked
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READY TO GIVE AN ANSWER (IMPENITENCE) Passages that will help you respond when people say… Our conversations around God’s Word vary. Sometimes witnessing to the truth of God’s Word is new instruction. Sometimes it is correction, and at other times it is offering a new insight or application. Our witness to someone who is impenitent […] Read More

A Positive Outlook for the Convention

Written by David W. Bernthal
Post Date: June, 2018
Post Categories: CLC Convention
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CONVENTION PREVIEW At the conclusion of the Apostle Paul’s missionary journeys, he was in the habit of having a series of conventions of sorts. There were several positive points as to why Paul conducted himself in this manner.  Perhaps we may see the same positives in attending our own synodical gatherings. Typically, when Paul would […] Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Consider [Jesus] who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? ‘My son, do […] Read More

Himalayan Church of the Lutheran Confession, Nepal (HCLCN)

Written by Raju Bithrakoti
Post Date: June, 2018
Post Categories: HCLCN,Missions
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Working Experiences in Nepal Nepal is one of the poorest and least-developed countries in the world. It is a mountainous country and life is challenging in the rural areas. Many places where we work do not […] Read More

Latest From the BELC

Written by Robert Sauers
Post Date: June, 2018
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. The largest church body with which the CLC is in fellowship is Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church of India (BELC). The BELC currently has 716 ordained pastors serving 442 churches and 1,284 preaching stations. There are approximately […] Read More
GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT (Please read Joshua chapter 22.) The Reubenites, Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh fought alongside the rest of Israel to take possession of the land west of the Jordan. When the time came for them to return to their lands east of the river, Joshua affirmed their faithfulness and […] Read More

TLH Hymn 240 “Father Most Holy, Merciful, and Tender”

Written by Craig Owings
Post Date: June, 2018
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-second IN A SERIES) The doctrine of the Trinity has been called “The supreme mystery which theology is to proclaim.”1 The Bible clearly teaches that there is one and only one God, and that this one true God exists as three separate persons—yet each person individually is fully […] Read More

Tribulations and the Trinity

Written by Ross Kok
Post Date: June, 2018
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY The life of Job is worth our consideration whenever we feel discouraged. After being substantially blessed by God, he lost his possessions, his children, and finally even his health. All of that tribulation eventually led him to this question: “Is it not destruction for the wicked, And disaster […] Read More