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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS December 2019

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Post Date: December, 2019
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments Dec 2 TLH 381 (LSB 587) 2 John Remain in the teachings of Christ, both Law and Gospel, lest you become deceived and led away from the truth. Dec 3 WS 729 (LSB 462) Revelation 1:9-18 Though He is Read More

Called by God—Not Recruited

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Post Date: December, 2019
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BEST. JOB. EVER! Are you a young person pondering a career? Have you considered becoming a pastor or a Christian day school teacher? This twelve-part series is meant to coincide with the work of the President’s Committee on Partners in the Public Ministry (CPPM). Its aim is to help you think more deeply about the great Read More

Count It All Joy!

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Post Date: December, 2019
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, Read More

From Red as Blood to White as Snow

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Post Date: December, 2019
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“‘Come, now, and let us reason together,’ says the Lord, ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, They shall be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They shall be as wool.’” (Isaiah 1:18) What if someone came to your house and said, “Thus says the Read More

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Gift of God Lutheran Church Fairfax, Virginia

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Post Date: December, 2019
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession
“...the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23b) Located just outside the bustling beltline of our nation’s capital, our Lord has placed Gift of God Lutheran Church—not Read More

Myanmar Children’s Assistance

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Post Date: December, 2019
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields.
Formerly the capital of Myanmar, Yangon is the most populous city in the country. In a nation of an estimated fifty-four million people, Yangon boasts a metro-area population of just over seven million. Read More

Newborn Hope!

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Post Date: December, 2019
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FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT
Who likes going to the hospital? It’s a place for the seriously ill or injured. It’s a place where invasive surgeries are performed and patients are closely monitored in intensive care units. Yet there is one place in the hospital where the atmosphere is entirely different. People like Read More

Stop Being Afraid

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Post Date: December, 2019
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COVER STORY – CHRISTMAS
The sight, smell, and sounds of a little baby give no reason for fear. Quite the opposite; watching a sleeping baby can overwhelm one’s heart with comfort, contentment, and joy. The world’s noise, wickedness, and danger all fade away when one is gently rocking in a chair while cradling a Read More

The 1955 Conventions of the WELS and ELS

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Post Date: December, 2019
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THE ORIGIN OF THE CLC One aspect of the discussion surrounding the “Joint Statement,” which will again be before us at our 2020 convention, is how much importance to give to the events that took place around the period 1955-1961 that led to the formation of the CLC. In this seven-part series, Professor Emeritus David Lau provides Read More