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He (God) did not give His Son for the purpose of coming to straighten us out. Of all our customs at Christmas time, gift giving is perhaps the most universal. It may also be the most exciting custom, at least in the minds of children who can’t wait to see what they will get for Christmas. When a gift is received, it’s natural to want to Read More

“Christmas is giving!”

How often haven’t we heard that statement? And properly understood, it is correct. However, the majority of people who hear that statement would think of the giving of gifts, the giving of love, the giving of help and kindness. None of that is wrong except that it misses the real point of Christmas, the Read More
“For everyone will be seasoned with fire, and every sacrifice will be seasoned with salt. Salt is good, but if the salt loses its flavor, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace with one another.” Mark 9:49-50 Read More
“All History is GOD’S STORY!”  – No. 23 in series: Genesis chapters 46-50 “…few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.”  Genesis 47:9 Jacob was standing beforethe Pharaoh of Egypt when he Read More

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