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Immanuel — God with Us!

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Surveying CLC History From the 25th Anniversary Booklet (1985) “Reflections – Projections” “Projection” Number Twelve of twelve (series concluded) Pastor Norbert Reim (1918-2007) How we humans would love to draw aside the curtain and take a peek into what is to come! What do the next years hold in store for the Church of the Read More
“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28
The passage (right) is a favorite of millions the world over. It is only for sinners. Self-righteous people don’t get the point of the invitation. It’s from Jesus who also said: “I am not come to Read More

From the 25th Anniversary Booklet (1985)
"Reflections--Projections"

"Projection" Number Eleven of Twelve

THANKSGIVING
I. TO BE SHARED
II. KNOWING WHAT TO DO WITH A LOT

"Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various Read More

Portraits of Christ  from the Gospel of John
Chapter Twelve

Not many people in our world know what it is like to have someone as a king

Many countries, such as ours, have representative governments which “derive their just powers from the consent of the governed” (as Thomas Jefferson penned in the Read More

I Am Full

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Thanksgiving Devotion

Please read Philippians 4:10-20

If ever there was a holiday when it was fitting to talk about being "full," Thanksgiving would be that day

Eating is what most people associate with Thanksgiving Day. Families travel great distances to share a special meal together. Turkey is almost a requirement Read More

A drive through the countryside shows that this year’s long harvest season is finally drawing to a close. After a very wet October and long backups at the grain elevators in November, the crops are finally in.

Perhaps it’s no coincidence that our annual Thanksgiving celebration comes at this time of year, at the close of the Read More

Studies in Second Timothy

(Please read 2 Timothy 1:1-7)

Since Christ's Ascension, millions of people have died for His sake, and thousands of people throughout the world become martyrs in His Name every year.

But it sure is easy to be a Christian in our land--even in our Lutheran congregations.

Is there Read More

“Boys, don’t make me come up there!”

It happened very seldom, but that's how my father would warn us when my brother and I were making too much bedtime noise. It was all in good fun: giggling, harmless pillow fights, no bloody noses or anything—things kids will do on a sleepless night.

Neither were we very frightened, Read More

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations.” -- Psalm 100:4-5

I invite you to consider with me two common expressions with the word “thanks” in them, and to Read More