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Written by Craig Owings | June, 2015
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One+One+One=One Do you understand? The Athanasian Creed says, in part, “So the Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Ghost is God. And yet they are not three Gods, but one God.” Three Persons, each separate and distinct from the other two, each in and of Himself entirely God, and yet not three […] Read More

The Beginning or the End?

Written by Jay Hartmann | November, 2014
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THE END TIMES The end times seem to hold a great fascination for many, and our Lord Jesus has much to say about this Scriptural matter. He tells us, “…When the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:8) In so speaking our Lord teaches us that faith will […] Read More
SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST How often hasn’t it been said, “Well, at least it’s not the end of the world!”? This statement is generally made to console someone going through difficult times. The kind of comfort it’s trying to convey is that the situation could be far worse—even worse than what the troubled person […] Read More

A Remembrance of Sin— a Remembrance of Him!

Written by Paul Krause | June, 2013
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 What comes to mind with the word Boston? Before the horrific event that occurred two months ago, a person may well have associated that city’s name with the Tea Party or the marathon or even the music group popular in the 70s and 80s. That was until April 15, 2013! Ever since then what people […] Read More

See You At The Finish Line!

Written by John Schierenbeck | April, 2012
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An Easter Message from our CLC President “But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified” (1 Corinthians 9:27) Sports fans celebrate their team’s victory with enthusiasm and joy. One of the most moving sporting experiences for me was the 1980 US Hockey Team’s […] Read More
By the time candidates for public office have thrown their names into the ring, they have already thought things through long and hard. They know from previous election cycles just what to expect on the campaign trail, especially when running for the presidency. Knowing what is ahead, they have to decide if they want to […] Read More

A Lenten Devotion

Written by Theodore Barthels | March, 2012
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“Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.” 2 Timothy 2:15 Our text is one of the verses of the 53rd chapter of Isaiah which we often associate with the Lenten season.   Read More

In This Is Love…

Written by David W. Bernthal | February, 2012
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It’s not only around Valentine’s Day that we hear about love. Throughout the year we hear and/or use the word ‘love’ in any number of contexts. “Love is a many splendored thing.” — “I love your new haircut!” — “I’d love to see them get into the playoffs.” — “I love Moose Tracks ice cream.” […] Read More

Behold, the Son of God

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer | February, 2012
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(Matthew 3:16-17) The church season known as Epiphany is largely misunderstood and to a certain extent even ignored. Unlike the seasons of Advent and Lent, Epiphany is not marked with special services in many churches. There are no special Epiphany sales at the department stores nor are there any special Epiphany family dinners which relatives […] Read More

Great Joy

Written by David Lau | January, 2012
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“And there was great joy in that city” Acts 8:8 “He went on his way rejoicing”  Acts 8:39 What is it that makes Christians joyful? Next to the joy of forgiveness of sins and eternal salvation in Jesus Christ, surely one of our greatest joys is to hear about or witness for ourselves the great […] Read More