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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-FIFTH IN A SERIES)
God had not spoken to His people for 430 years.  More than four centuries had come and gone since Malachi had declared God’s final Old Testament promise, Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Read More
GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
(Please read 1 Kings 19:1-18 for context.) Elijah was feeling tired and dejected. To him, all his devotion and hard work in serving the Lord seemed to make little difference. He felt as if he had reached the quitting point and just wanted to die. The Lord, however, had more Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command. By faith Moses, when he became of age, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to suffer Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION
On September 15, 1866 five German Lutherans, Henry Himmelman, John Dreher, Jacob Traub, Simon Blume, and Frederick Steuernagel, signed articles of incorporation for “The German Lutheran Emanuel Church of Mankato.” Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
The participants in the 2017 Mission Helper Trip to Nepal landed in Kathmandu at 6:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 12. Our hotel there was the Norwegian House, so named because of all the Read More

Flooding in Nepal

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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields.
This past August, South Asia was devastated by major flooding during the yearly monsoon season. While seasonal monsoon rains, a lifeline for farmers across South Asia, typically cause some loss Read More
TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Verse Reading Comments Nov 1 TLH 463; Genesis 49:1-7 As Jacob speaks his last words to his sons, we know that some of his descendants will LSB 678 fall away. Praise God for all who remain faithful and Read More

Semper Paratus

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DEVOTION – SECOND COMING
“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES)
When do Christians give thanks? Initial answers would likely include mealtimes, happy times and moments of success. It’s relatively easy to express appreciation to God when something pleasant is at hand or in hand. But what about those times Read More
GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“Can a woman forget her nursing child, and not have compassion on the son of her womb? Surely they may forget, yet I will not forget you. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands.” (Isaiah 49:15-16a) For nearly seven centuries, from the time of Moses to the time of Read More