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Articles by Teacher David Bernthal:

Happy Pentecost Harvest!

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(Please read Acts chapter 2) Pentecost – This word is derived from the Greek word Pentecoste, fiftieth, because the feast of Pentecost was celebrated the fiftieth day after the sixteenth of Nisan, which was the second day of the feast of the passover. The Hebrews call it the Feast of Weeks, Exodus 34:22, because it was kept seven Read More
PART THREE OF A SERIES ON THE SECOND ARTICLE

“This is most certainly true!”

THE APOSTLES’ CREED I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived  by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was Read More

Jesus is True God

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PART ONE OF A SERIES ON THE SECOND ARTICLE

“This is most certainly true!”

THE APOSTLES’ CREED I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived  by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was Read More

PART Five OF A SERIES

The Five Installments:  1) God is my Father Almighty; 2) God is Maker of Heaven and Earth; 3) God is my Preserver and Provider; 4) God is my Protector; 5) God does all this for me by His grace.

The Father of Grace

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God is my Protector

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PART FOUR OF THE SERIES “This is most certainly true!” The Five Installments:  1) God is my Father Almighty; 2) God is Maker of Heaven and Earth; 3) God is my Preserver and Provider; 4) God is my Protector; 5) God does all this for me by His grace.

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“Respect Your Mother” is a very nice sentiment—until it appears on a bumper sticker next to a graphic of planet Earth!

(I don’t mean to suggest we shouldn't appreciate the wonderful gift planet Earth is, but to respect it as my Mother? No way!)

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CATECHISM SERIES: Studies in The Apostles’ Creed

Part Two of a Series

2) God is Maker of Heaven and Earth

Several years ago I watched an interesting program entitled If Walls Could Talk. The premise of the program was that buildings reveal much about their Read More
 “Tradition...tradition!”   Some of you may be humming or singing the catchy tune from Fiddler on the Roof by now. As good Lutherans, we know it isn’t only the Jewish faith that is rife with tradition. Our Lutheran heritage too has handed down many customs and traditions over the centuries. Read More

Let there be…

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Is the pen mightier than the sword? Throughout world history the written word has proved to be powerful. In Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments, Yul Brynner as Pharaoh had an oft-repeated line—“So let it be written; so let it be done.” When Pharaoh’s words were written down, they became law. The spoken words of men have great Read More

Are We There Yet?

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Being both a father and school teacher with the privilege of taking countless numbers of children on many trips, I have heard my share of “Are-we-there-yets?”! Let's not be too hard on our youth, however. We too can get very impatient in our lives. How are you about waiting in line at a store, at a red light, or for a train to pass? And are Read More