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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS June 2019

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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments Jun 1 TLH 456/LSB 545; James 5:7-16 Patience and prayer go well together. Jun 3 TLH 156/LSB 530; Acts 15:1-21 Having considered the Word of God, the council recognized that the Gentiles were also Read More

A New Field for Missionary Evensen

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Post Date: June, 2019
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields.
Imagine traveling to a foreign country, getting through immigration, and arriving at your hotel at the beginning of what you expect to be an extended stay. Then imagine being picked up by immigration Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession.
The numbers are grim. 24% consider themselves Protestant. Of these, only 0.9% say that the Bible is the Word of God. This is the state of things in Germany today—a country from which God raised up many faithful Read More

God Has a Plan for You

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Post Date: June, 2019
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COVER STORY – PENTECOST
Our lives are constantly changing. Occasionally, those changes feel life-shattering. We move, change jobs, get sick, or lose a friend or family member; the list could go on. We wonder how we can continue, but God knows that His plan for us is not broken. God picks up the pieces of our broken lives Read More

No Substitute

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Post Date: June, 2019
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“Do not be carried about with various and strange doctrines. For it is good that the heart be established by grace, not with foods which have not profited those who have been occupied with them. We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat.” (Hebrews Read More

Our Father’s Day

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Post Date: June, 2019
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DEVOTION – FATHER’S DAY
How difficult is it to get a national holiday started? If one were to look at the history behind Father’s Day, the conclusion would be—quite difficult. It seems as far back as the Middle Ages, Catholic Europe held a Father’s Day of sorts on the Feast of St. Joseph. However, the practice Read More

Praying in the Darkness

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Post Date: June, 2019
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
Many prayers in the Psalms are offered by people going through difficult times; but most of them express a measure of confidence and end on a note of hope. That is not the case in Psalm 88. The psalmist feels as if he’s adrift among the dead and in the depths of darkness. It seems that he has Read More

Story of Bhoglal Gharti, Rolpa

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Post Date: June, 2019
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
The following is a report from Pastor Raju Bithrakoti, in his own words, about current activities in the Dang Province of Nepal. The report is lightly edited for clarity. This is a story of Bhoglal Read More

The Augsburg Confession

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Post Date: June, 2019
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“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief overview of those confessional documents that make up the Book of Concord.
“I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, And will not be ashamed.” (Psalm 119:46) If asked, most Read More

TLH 233 “Come, Holy Ghost, Creator Blest”

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Post Date: June, 2019
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
“The King of kings, and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honor and everlasting power. Amen.” 1 Timothy 6:15-16
Because God dwells in inapproachable light, the only source of man’s genuine knowledge of Read More