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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
For most, the turning of the year is a time of personal reckoning. We look at where we have been, where we are now, and where we hope to be in the future. Often, this yearly appraisal can be discouraging because we notice how many things we have either left undone or done poorly in the previous Read More
GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
When I was attending grade school, some of the biggest infractions were chewing gum in class, throwing chalk, and running in the hallways. When caught, most kids were quick to proclaim their innocence. Who, me? was uttered with a feigned look of surprise. One boy was so good at this Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also.”  (Hebrews 13:3) Jesus forewarned us that it wouldn’t be easy being Christians (Luke 9:23). Since unbelievers persecuted Jesus, they will also persecute Read More
UNDERSTANDING THE CULTS — JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES In this twelve-part series we are taking a brief look at some of the major cults, past and present, that have found adherents in the United States. Your pastor can help you if you’d like a more in-depth study of a particular group.
In a previous article Read More

The Apostles’ Creed

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“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief overview of the Book of Concord. The series will survey the three ecumenical creeds and the Lutheran confessions.
Throughout the Bible, God provides His people with concise summaries of Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
Have you ever noticed that “firsts” seem to have special interest for us? We remember them as being particularly notable. For example, • First humans: Adam and Eve, created on the sixth day of Creation. • First President of the United States of America elected after Read More
GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
In the history of the kings that followed King David, those kings are often compared to him. Sometimes it is by contrast: “. . . was not loyal to the Lord his God, as was the heart of his father David.” (1 Kings 15:3) At other times it is favorable: “Asa Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. (Hebrews 13:1-2 ESV) Sometimes, at the end of the New Testament epistles, we get some parting words that can feel like a hodge-podge. It’s kind of like Read More

The Mormons

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UNDERSTANDING THE CULTS — MORMONISM In this twelve-part series we will take a brief look at some of the major cults, past and present, that have found adherents in the United States. Your pastor can help you if you’d like a more in-depth study of a particular group.
Typically, cults are characterized by Read More
“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief overview of the Book of Concord. After this month’s introduction, the series will survey the three ecumenical creeds and the Lutheran confessions.
In the Christian church, the study of Read More