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When you think of a priest, a lot of terrible news stories might come to mind.

Sins have become public and all too commonly connected with the word priest. This, however, is no modern issue. Even Aaron, whom God appointed as priest over the Israelites in the desert, failed to live up to his calling. He made a golden calf for the Read More

“Behold Your God!”

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COVER STORY – CONVENTION REPORT
The thirty-third Convention of the Church of the Lutheran Confession was held at Immanuel Lutheran College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin on June 21-24, 2018. The theme of the convention was “Behold Your God!” Pastor David Pfeiffer served as chaplain to the convention, opening and Read More

Worship the Lord

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COVER STORY – WORSHIP
“Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” (Psalm 29:2) We truly owe God our worship, for He is our Creator and has given us everything we need for our body and life. More than that, He has given His Son to redeem us and has Read More

Me—a Patriot?

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COVER STORY – PATRIOTISM
I urge, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone, for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come Read More

Tribulations and the Trinity

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COVER STORY – DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY
The life of Job is worth our consideration whenever we feel discouraged. After being substantially blessed by God, he lost his possessions, his children, and finally even his health. All of that tribulation eventually led him to this question: “Is it not destruction for the Read More
COVER STORY – ASCENSION Ascension is actually not our holiday, is it? Not really. It belongs, for the most part, to our Lord Jesus. Think of it. If you were Jesus, wouldn’t you be eager to return to heaven to be with your Heavenly Father and to exist in the perfect bliss of paradise—especially if you knew from personal experience what that Read More

Easter Glory!

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COVER STORY – Easter Glory!
Is there any more glorious day than Easter? Christ is risen from the dead! From the DEAD! What is more dreadful or final than death? Death is a bleak reminder of the horror of our sin, the wages of which must be paid. It violently tears the soul from the body. It tears a loved one from Read More

Time to Think About Seed-Sowing

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COVER STORY – Lent
“But Jesus answered them, saying, ‘The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified. Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.’”  (John Read More

More Than a Feeling

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COVER STORY – TRANSFIGURATION
Life on earth has been described as peaks and valleys. Even within a single day, we can feel euphoric one moment and despondent the next. While experiencing a joyful moment, we often long to extend it and make that time last just a little longer. Peter, upon witnessing Jesus’ Read More
COVER STORY – EPIPHANY
If we could travel back in time, one of the many things that would no doubt surprise us would be the changes that have occurred in ecclesiastical emphasis. Virtually all Christians today would, for example, list Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter as our greatest Christian celebrations. Yet church Read More