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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS OCTOBER 2021

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Post Date: October, 2021
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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS OCTOBER 2021 TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Oct 1 TLH 418 Genesis 42:1-38 Joseph dealt both gently and wisely with his brothers, attempting to ascertain the state of their trustworthiness and their repentance after selling […] Read More

“God Willing . . .”

Written by Mark Gullerud
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit’; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for […] Read More

“You shall not commit adultery.”

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT Exodus 20:14 The Definition Our English word adultery is from the Latin word adulterare, meaning to corrupt. The Hebrew word used in the Sixth Commandment has a similar meaning; literally, to stain with a dye, and by extension, to defile. So adultery is a staining or defiling of God’s institution […] Read More

A Light Burden

Written by Ross Kok
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: Devotions
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DEVOTION—PRIESTHOOD OF BELIEVERS I hope that your time in school was a wonderful, enriching experience. But few things are more exciting for any student than the first days of summer vacation. Perhaps as an adult you have continued to keep the tradition of having certain times off every year. While I hope that you have […] Read More

Faith Alone Saves. Works Follow.

Written by Timothy Daub
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: Walther Law Gospel
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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 accurate for the 1929 and […] Read More

Paulicianism

Written by James Albrecht
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: Articles,Error's Echo
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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 theology. Did you know that, by […] Read More

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Loveland, Colorado

Written by Timothy Wheaton
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: What's New With You?
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What’s New With YOU? Updates from congregations around the church of the Lutheran Confession Prince of Peace in Loveland, Colorado, is set in the shadow of the majestic Rocky Mountains where we preach Jesus Christ and Him crucified. Over the past few years, this small congregation, although it has not grown in number, has had […] Read More

Progress in Nepal

Written by Todd Ohlmann
Post Date: October, 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 not always for us to understand or explain why things do not go the way we have planned. These past several months of the coronavirus pandemic have proven this to us in many ways. […] Read More

Reformation—An Act of God’s Grace!

Written by David Reim
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – REFORMATION When we think of the Lutheran Reformation, we no doubt think of great men like Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Johannes Bugenhagen, and others. They were all front and center in bringing back the glorious truths of “Scripture Alone,” especially our salvation by “Grace Alone,” through “Faith Alone.” However, the Reformation was […] Read More

The Enemy Within

Written by Michael Eichstadt
Post Date: October, 2021
Post Categories: From the CLC President
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FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT They are called “sleeper cells.” Reportedly, they are made up of radicalized militants living within quiet communities all across America. These individuals don’t appear dangerous. They live under the radar of law enforcement and work quietly to recruit more people to their cause. They may not be noticed until […] Read More