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Category: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing

A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
In His instruction on prayer in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus warns against the use of “vain repetitions,” or “babbling.” That’s the way of those who don’t know the true God, He says. They think that their god will hear and answer them if only they keep on talking long enough Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
In the three decades following Luther’s death in 1546, the biblical doctrines he had struggled to teach and uphold came under severe attack. No less than six significant church controversies marked this period in Lutheranism. At issue were matters such as justification by faith, conversion, Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
Can you guess what all the following products have in common? Victor Radio (early 1920’s), Hotpoint Appliances electric range (1928), DuMont Electronics television with AM/FM/Shortwave radios (1948), RCA Victor televisions (1963), Kodak Camera (1977), and Godiva chocolates (2016)? Hint: the Read More
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
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
What do you think of when you hear the term Christian Education? Many CLC members might answer, “Christian day schools,” or “Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary.” Some might think of home schools where both the content and methods of education are governed by Christian Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
Our lives consist of periods of work followed by periods of rest. We finish our shift or complete our daily tasks, and then we go home to get a night’s sleep. But all the while that we are sleeping, our God is awake and active. “He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel Read More
If there is an institution in the world needing our prayers more than the institution of marriage, I can hardly think what it could be. Among the households of my children’s schoolmates, I often feel as if ours is in a distinct minority—a man and a woman married to each other and living in the same house along with their three Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
“The King of kings, and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honor and everlasting power. Amen.” 1 Timothy 6:15-16
Because God dwells in inapproachable light, the only source of man’s genuine knowledge of Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
Christ’s final act before He ascended into heaven was to lift up His hands and bless His assembled disciples. And it was while He was blessing them that He was parted from them and taken up into heaven (Luke 24:50-51). This parting picture of Jesus with His hands raised in blessing is most Read More
Christ’s final act before He ascended into heaven was to lift up His hands and bless His assembled disciples. And it was while He was blessing them that He was parted from them and taken up into heaven (Luke 24:50-51). This parting picture of Jesus with His hands raised in blessing is most meaningful, a perpetual reminder that He continues to Read More