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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 him into Read More
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 Read More

A Light Burden

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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 Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/262.mp3 Defiance—a bad thing, or good? The parents of a defiant teenager might give a very different answer from that given by those who defy illegitimate tyrants. In truth, the moral character of defiance depends on what is being Read More
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 Read More
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 a little time and then vanishes Read More
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

Paulicianism

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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

Progress in Nepal

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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 Read More
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 Read More