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"I think it’s arrogant of us to think that we are alone in the universe."

So said a network television news reporter in a discussion of some new discovery in the universe.

That statement is surely one that we would agree with, though not as the reporter intended it. He was not talking about the Read More

Providence

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While man may sin and commit evil acts, God ultimately remains in control.
Providence is not a word we use very often in our daily lives. In fact, the first thing that comes to my mind when I hear the word is Providence, Rhode Island. That city was founded by the religious dissenter Roger Williams. He left Read More
 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 will associate Read More

Where is Heaven?

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Forty days after His resurrection Jesus made His triumphant return to heaven.

At an elevated place on the Mount of Olives (Acts 1:12) the apostles witnessed the extraordinary, supernatural sight of Jesus being “carried up into heaven” (Luke 4:51). Read More

Easter Customs or Jesus?

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One gets concerned with all the baskets, eggs, and candy displayed before the eyes of our children this time of year. Long ago I tired of this blatant attempt to dishonor and discredit the most important day in the Christian church year, so my children and I used an old shoebox to make a replica of an Easter tomb. After the children had done some Read More
“...Even though Noah, Daniel, and Job were in , as I live, says the Lord God, they would deliver neither son nor daughter; they would deliver only themselves by their righteousness.” (Ezekiel 14:20)
What do Noah, Daniel, and Job have in common? Each was well known for his righteousness. We read that Read More

The Privilege of Prayer

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“The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He also will hear their cry and save them”  (Psalm 145:18-19)
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could pick up the telephone and talk to the President of the United States and Read More

Jesus’s Baptism

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Seeing Our Lord’s Glory

Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be Read More

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The current issue of The Lutheran Spokesman is temporarily unavailable. please use this link to down load and view the pdf versision.  September 2012 (PDF) Read More
Our Convention theme is: “Thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Be steadfast and immovable ... Always abounding in the Lord’s work.” So I decided to use the word “abounding” or “abundant” as a focal point for our devotions. In this first devotion we will consider the Scripture truth that we sinful Read More