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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS July 2019

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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments Jul 1 TLH 191; WS 727 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 Get rid of what is sinful so that it does not corrupt everything around it. Jul 2 TLH 424; LSB 600 1 Corinthians 6:9-20 Those who Read More

A Six-Step Engagement Plan

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Post Date: July, 2019
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Life is full of choices—some of little consequence, and some that can change the entire course of your future. There is perhaps no other decision that has more far-reaching implications than selecting a spouse. Here are some time-tested scriptural principles, as well as practical advice on how to go about making this choice in a way that will Read More

Being Inside or Outside of the “In-Crowds”

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Post Date: July, 2019
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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“For the bodies of those animals, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned outside the camp. Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate. Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.” (Hebrews Read More
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1)
The village of Cambridge, Wisconsin is located about thirty-five miles east of Madison and ten miles from the cities of Lake Mills, Jefferson, and Fort Atkinson. It has a population of about 1,500 people, and Read More

Heavenly Moon Signs

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Post Date: July, 2019
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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The inspired psalmist wrote that “the heavens declare the glory of God.” (Psalm 19:1) From Genesis 1 we know that God created two great heavenly lights, as well as other lights to “be for signs and seasons, for days and years.” (Genesis 1:14) Good reason then for us to consider the moons, even as the psalmist did so consider them (Psalm Read More

Martin Luther Bible School

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Post Date: July, 2019
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Editor's note: this article should not be taken as this magazine's approval — tacit or otherwise — of the life and works of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
The Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, in his after-war life, became a devout Christian. Many are familiar with the motto attributed to him, Read More

The Apology to the Augsburg Confession

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Post Date: July, 2019
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I used to work for a major corporation, responding on their behalf to customers’ social media complaints. My job was to engage customers and resolve online conflicts. We had strict standards: Never respond in haste. Write precisely and clearly. Publish only words you can stand by. This was no mere business psychology. God says, “Do not be rash Read More

The Bahá’í Religion

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Post Date: July, 2019
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UNDERSTANDING THE CULTS In this twelve-part series we are taking a brief look at some of the major cults, past and present, that have found adherents in the United States. Your pastor can help you if you’d like a more in-depth study of a particular group.
The Baha’i religion is one of the more difficult cults to Read More

The Mystery of Marital Love

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Post Date: July, 2019
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“Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church. . . . Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word. . . . Read More

The Retirement of Professor Paul Schaller

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Post Date: July, 2019
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“It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.” (Ephesians 4:11-12 NIV84)
In the summer of 1996, the Lord sent Paul Schaller to teach at Read More