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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
A hymn that is written for a special occasion can have a short lifespan. References to specific events and circumstances can make a hymn inappropriate for general use. This could have been the case with a hymn that was first written as a prayer of thanksgiving for a military victory. Toward Read More
GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“So Ahab went into his house sullen and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, ‘I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers.’ And he lay down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would not eat food.” (1 Kings Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be Read More
UNDERSTANDING THE CULTS 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.
This might be the perfect, modern American cult. It requires Read More
“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we have presented a brief overview of those confessional documents that make up the Book of Concord. This is the last article in the series.
When Will Durant sought a title for the volume of his magnificent eleven-volume Read More

A Wakeup Call

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Has the Reformation become a victim of its own success?

Remember lying in bed suffering from the telltale red rash of measles, burning up with a fever one minute and shivering uncontrollably the next? How about being told not to scratch the itchy chicken pox scabs, but still Read More

Poison in The Soup

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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“Bam! Let’s kick it up a notch!” So Emeril Lagasse would fairly shout, to the hearty roar of the audience on his TV cooking show. And then the famous chef would add some more spice, hot sauce, or some other ingredient to his culinary creation. Bam! Another dish fit for a king. The Book of Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably. But I especially urge you to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner. (Hebrews 13:18-19) When was the last time we prayed for our pastors, missionaries or teachers? Oh yes, Read More
UNDERSTANDING THE CULTS 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.
Imagine thinking that the magazine that you are currently Read More
“THIS WE BELIEVE” In ongoing observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief overview of those confessional documents that make up the Book of Concord.
The devil deceived Eve in the most unassuming manner—a question: “Has God indeed said?” (Genesis 3:1) Throughout Read More