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Put on Your Resurrection Glasses!

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COVER STORY – EASTER
" . . . the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which Read More
COVER STORY – MAUNDY THURSDAY
The devil had a dilemma. In Read More

The Ashes of Repentance

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COVER STORY – ASH WEDNESDAY
The custom of observing a time of fasting, prayer, and repentance leading up to the celebration of Christ’s resurrection began very early in the Christian church, but practices and customs varied among congregations in different areas. The First Council of Nicea (A.D. 325) unified the Read More

Will Your New Year Be Happy?

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COVER STORY – NEW YEAR
“I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11) As you read this article it is likely that you will soon be stepping over the threshold of the old year into the new. Questions that may be on your Read More

God’s Advent TIMING

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COVER STORY – ADVENT
“But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.” (Galatians 4:4-5) There is, perhaps, nothing in this life that is more anticipated than the upcoming Read More

A Dwelling Place Worth Dwelling On

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“And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain Read More

Luther’s Catechism

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COVER STORY – THE CATECHISM
“From childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 3:15) There is nothing in all the world more important than knowing the Holy Scriptures, for there is nothing else in all the world that Read More

“He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.’” (Mark 16:15 NIV84)

The story is told of a doctor back in the day who moved from the East to a small Midwestern town. One of his first patients was a man who was afflicted with a vexing skin Read More

God Called Me by the Gospel

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COVER STORY – CONVERSION
I certainly believe that the Lord works conversions, I just don’t think my actions always show it. If you’re like me, you find it comfortable—even exciting—to share God’s Word with those you find agreeable. If they look like me, share similar interests, and carry a friendly demeanor, Read More
“For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all.” (1 Timothy 2:5-6 ESV) Bible words and phrases are routinely tainted by secular usage. Christians hear one thing, the unregenerate hear another. The challenge is to prevent their misunderstanding from altering our Read More