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Category: Devotions

“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.” (John 4:34, NIV84)

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A Care Package from Jesus

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DEVOTION – THE LORD’S SUPPER “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” (John 14:18) Who is the most popular person in the dormitory at Immanuel, Eau Claire? On any given day, that would be the one who has received a care package from home. When I was in high school there and a brown-paper-wrapped Read More
The ROAD TO REFORMATION
In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses.
Have you ever been caught in a Read More

Life of Luther—1498-1503

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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses.
When Luther reflected upon his life, he would Read More
DEVOTION – EPIPHANY
The account of the coming of the Wise Men stands out as one of the highlights of the Christmas and Epiphany seasons. That account should be especially important to us, the believers of the Gentile nations. We look to the Wise Men as the first of the Gentiles to know and worship Jesus as their Savior Read More

Life of Luther — School Days

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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses.
Once Martin Luther was old enough, his Read More
TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; = Biblical Events Noted
Date Verse Reading Comments Dec 1 WS 796 Jeremiah 31:3-9 God never forsakes His believing children, but nourishes and cherishes His remnant. Dec 2 TLH 493 Ezekiel 2:1-3:4 Although Ezekiel Read More
There are few Old Testament Bible accounts that captivate one’s imagination more than the story of the prophet Elijah. Elijah served as the Lord’s mouthpiece in the northern Kingdom of Israel during the reign of wicked King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. The nation was rife with idolatry. The Lord used Elijah to show the folly of worshiping Baal Read More

Life of Luther (1483)

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In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses.
The World into which Luther was Born Martin Luther has been Read More

Heaven is Our Home!

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Elvis Presley sang “Home is where the heart is.” Computer techies would suggest “home is where your Wi-Fi connects automatically.” Poet Robert Frost said, “Home is where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” How about you? Where is your “home?” After being gone from “home” with my wife to the Read More