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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS JULY 2021 

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Post Date: July, 2021
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments Jul 1 WS 744 (LSB 801) Genesis 1:1-31 Everything God made was very good. His original created worked—and worked perfectly. Jul 2 TLH 282 Genesis 2:1-25 God also made Adam and Eve, the Read More

A Promising Leader in Liberia

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Post Date: July, 2021
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
It is truly astounding how the awe-inspiring Gospel message leads to heart-warming connections that were never foreseen. As an example, I’d like to introduce a faithful pastor whom I Read More

Best Friends Forever

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Post Date: July, 2021
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
"Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, 'The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously'?" (James Read More

Building the Body of Christ

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Post Date: July, 2021
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DEVOTION—THE PUBLIC MINISTRY
In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, “Hans and Franz” wanted to “pump you up!” Two comedians were mimicking body builder and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Wearing stuffed sweatsuits, weightlifting belts and gloves, Hans and Franz complained about “flabby arms” and weak bodies. Read More

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Mankato Church Fire

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Post Date: July, 2021
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What’s New With YOU? Updates from congregations around the church of the Lutheran Confession
But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: "Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be Read More

Introducing A New Professor

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Post Date: July, 2021
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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.
For regular readers of the Lutheran Spokesman, David Schaller, the new music and Greek professor at Immanuel Lutheran College, is likely not a Read More

Law First, Then Gospel

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Post Date: July, 2021
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WALTHER’S LAW AND GOSPEL One of the hallmarks of the Lutheran Church is its proper understanding and application of the Bible’s two main teachings—Law and Gospel. Dr. C.F.W. Walther’s seminal work, The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel, is the basis for this two-year series. Note: page numbers given are Read More

Monothelitism

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Post Date: July, 2021
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ERROR’S ECHO  In this series we take a look back at some of the most notorious errors and heresies that have threatened the church over the centuries, as well as the subtle (and not so subtle) ways in which those false teachings continue to haunt 21st century thought and Read More

TLH Hymn 485 “Lord Jesus, Who Art Come”

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Post Date: July, 2021
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/417.mp3 Bernard of Clairvaux, whom Luther once called “the most pious monk that ever lived,” said that the office of the public ministry is “Sacerdotium non est otium, sed negotiorum negotium.” Fortunately for me, the source where I came across Read More

Workers in the Word, Called by God

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Post Date: July, 2021
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – THE DIVINE CALL
Carrying out the Lord’s kingdom work under a divine call is a truly awesome privilege. It is, at the same time, both enormously gratifying and profoundly sobering to recognize that God Himself has elected you to the office you hold. The Holy Spirit through Paul communicated the weight and Read More