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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Verse Reading Comments Sept 1TLH 141 John 11:45-53Caiaphas was right that one man needed to die for the people, but not in the way he thought. Jesus needed to die for the sins of all people. Sept 3 TLH 502/LSB Read More

“Behold Your God!”

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COVER STORY – CONVENTION REPORT
The thirty-third Convention of the Church of the Lutheran Confession was held at Immanuel Lutheran College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin on June 21-24, 2018. The theme of the convention was “Behold Your God!” Pastor David Pfeiffer served as chaplain to the convention, opening and Read More

Labor Day Thanksgiving

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DEVOTION – THE BLESSINGS OF LABOR
“Here is what I have seen: It is good and fitting for one to eat and drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor in which he toils under the sun all the days of his life which God gives him; for it is his heritage. As for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, and Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES)
What pleaseth God, that pleaseth me.”  (Hymn 529 refrain) One of the Christian’s most important attitudes—and also one of the most difficult to achieve and maintain—is conformity of our will to God’s will.  This is not simply a matter of Read More
It has been correctly observed that genuine, God-centered worship is not limited to worship services. With their entire lives, God’s children worship the God of their creation and redemption. Our worship reveres God, and that includes expressions of exultation, such as “Praise the Lord!” This is much more than emotion. Genuine praise is based Read More

Pursue Holiness

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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled; lest there be any fornicator or profane person like Read More
READY TO GIVE AN ANSWER (Work Righteousness) Passages that will help you respond when people say…
“I can do it mySELF!” said the young daughter to her daddy as she made her case for independence. After a few minutes, the first statement seemingly forgotten, and a somewhat impatient girl cried, “Daddy, Read More

Found in Translation —1534—

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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517.
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
The little fella pictured on the right is your basic East African mosquito. He looks harmless enough, but he’s got a dirty little secret that he’s all too willing to share. He can’t Read More