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Archives From - November,2019


Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date / Hymns / Reading Comments Nov 1 TLH 490 Deuteronomy 18:1-8 The Levites were to devote themselves to the work of the Lord and that was a full time job supported through the people’s offerings. Nov 2 […] Read More

An Inspiring First Visit to India

Written by Jyothi Benjamin
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. “How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to […] Read More

Gift of God Lutheran Church Mapleton, North Dakota

Written by Matthew Gurath
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC,Articles
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Gift of God Lutheran Church began as (and remains to this day) the sole church presence in the steadily growing community of Mapleton, North Dakota, about fifteen miles west of Fargo. It began as a preaching station […] Read More

God Bless You!

Written by Chad Seybt
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through […] Read More

God’s “Two-Minute Warning”

Written by Bruce Naumann
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Devotions,End Times
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DEVOTION – END TIMES “Dad, it’s time for supper!” said a little girl who was sent to the basement by her mom. “Tell her I’ll be right there,” he said, “there are only two minutes left in this football game.” But with one team making every effort to stop the clock, the coaches using every […] Read More

IPC Volunteers Support the Servants of the Word

Written by Paul Tiefel, Jr.
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. We read of a problem in the early New Testament church. It involved using, in a coordinated and effective way, the gifts that the Spirit of God had […] Read More

Saints Alive!

Written by Thomas Schuetze
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – ALL SAINTS “I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord” (Psalm 118:17) “Saints alive!” Maybe you’ve heard the expression; it’s an interjection sometimes used by folks to express astonishment over something extraordinary they have just witnessed. When, for example, they see a beautiful sunset shimmering on a […] Read More

The Formula of Concord, Thorough Declaration

Written by Norman Greve
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Series,This We Believe
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“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we have presented a brief overview of those confessional documents that make up the Book of Concord. This is the last article in the series. When Will Durant sought a title for the volume of his magnificent eleven-volume The Story of […] Read More

The Pouting King Ahab

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: November, 2019
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT “So Ahab went into his house sullen and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, ‘I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers.’ And he lay down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would not […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING A hymn that is written for a special occasion can have a short lifespan. References to specific events and circumstances can make a hymn inappropriate for general use. This could have been the case with a hymn that was first written as a prayer of thanksgiving for a […] Read More