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"…the Scriptures cannot be broken." John 10:35

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(Sixth of eight installments)
As we continue to consider the beauty and joy of Christian fellowship, we recognize that the biggest threat to such fellowship is the intrusion of false teaching. Our Lord has told us what to do when false teaching takes over some earthly organization. We are to take note of Read More
The title above is the notice on the bulletin board of a non-denominational church in our city. Though we do not know what this church claims as its noteworthy difference, we commend its frankness. Nevertheless, that description loses some of its originality in the general religious climate of our day, for if the measure of a church is Read More
Introduction & Part One of a Series Let us first give some introductory comments, starting with the basic fact that “A creed is a statement (written or spoken) of what a person believes.” (p. 89, Luther’s Catechism, Sydow ed.) The Apostles' Creed is one of the three ecumenical (general or Read More
(Fifth of eight installments) As we study the Scriptures, we soon learn that there is another very special evil that is always threatening to spoil the beauty and joy of Christian fellowship. In fact, it is this evil that first spoiled the relationship between God and our first parents in Paradise. What is this evil? It is Read More
(Fourth of eight) We have indicated in previous articles that it is possible for believers in Christ to experience already now the beauty and joy of Christian fellowship. Read More

Some Mouths Must Be Stopped

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Freedom of speech is a right that we value highly. It is a blessing to be able to make comments about public officials and their policies without lowering our voices to a whisper or looking around to see who may be listening. Read More

The Second Commandment

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It’s short and to the point: “You shall/should not take the name of the LORD your God in vain…” (Exodus 20:7).  Read More
Please Read Chapter 21 of John's Gospel Comfort was surely what Peter needed on the eve of Good Friday when he left the courtyard of the high priest’s palace. He was overwhelmed with guilt and shame at what he had done. Three times he had been identified as a disciple of Jesus and three times he had responded by denying that he even knew Him. Read More

Sheep & Shepherds

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“The Lord is my Shepherd.” What an amazing truth that is! The eternal, almighty Lord of heaven and earth is MY Shepherd. He takes care of my every need so that “I shall not want.” I will not lack any good thing. Few books draw the reader to know and feel the love of the Savior as does this account of life under the care of the Good Read More
Please read John 20:1-31 in box below On the wall in our fellowship hall hangs a portrait given in memory of Mabel Lenning, a child of God. The artwork was produced by Roger Loveless, and is simply entitled, “My Redeemer Lives.” It captures the familiar scene that is a portion of the reading you just completed from the 20th chapter of the Read More