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Exactly the Wrong Medicine

Written by Paul Naumann | August, 2021
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WALTHER’S LAW AND GOSPEL One of the hallmarks of the Lutheran Church is its proper understanding and application of the Bible’s two main teachings—Law and Gospel. Dr. C.F.W. Walther’s seminal work, The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel, is the basis for this two-year series. Note: page numbers given are accurate for the 1929 and […] Read More

Sabellianism

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | August, 2021
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ERROR’S ECHO In this series we take a look back at some of the most notorious errors and heresies that have threatened the church over the centuries, as well as the subtle (and not so subtle) ways in which those false teachings continue to haunt 21st century thought and theology. Whether learning to ride a […] Read More

TLH Hymn 485 “Lord Jesus, Who Art Come”

Written by Craig Owings | July, 2021
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/417.mp3 Bernard of Clairvaux, whom Luther once called “the most pious monk that ever lived,” said that the office of the public ministry is “Sacerdotium non est otium, sed negotiorum negotium.” Fortunately for me, the source where I came across that quote also contained the translation. The first […] Read More

Your Word Has Given Me Life

Written by Delwyn Maas | July, 2021
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT 2 Kings chapter 25 tells of how Nebuchadnezzar and his army laid siege to Jerusalem. The situation became so desperate that King Zedekiah fled from the city. “But the army of the Chaldeans pursued the king, and they overtook him in the plains of Jericho. All his army was scattered from […] Read More

Best Friends Forever

Written by David Schierenbeck | July, 2021
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, ‘The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously’?” […] Read More

Law First, Then Gospel

Written by Timothy Daub | July, 2021
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WALTHER’S LAW AND GOSPEL One of the hallmarks of the Lutheran Church is its proper understanding and application of the Bible’s two main teachings—Law and Gospel. Dr. C.F.W. Walther’s seminal work, The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel, is the basis for this two-year series. Note: page numbers given are accurate for the 1929 and […] Read More

Monothelitism

Written by James Albrecht | July, 2021
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ERROR’S ECHO In this series we take a look back at some of the most notorious errors and heresies that have threatened the church over the centuries, as well as the subtle (and not so subtle) ways in which those false teachings continue to haunt 21st century thought and theology. There is a reason why […] Read More

WS 798 “God We Praise You”

Written by John Klatt | June, 2021
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Years ago, pastors would sometimes introduce the Creed in the Sunday service with words such as these: “Let us unite with the whole Christian Church on earth in confession of the Christian faith.” That formula, repeated week after week, was a worthwhile reminder of something easily forgotten. When […] Read More

In the Midst of Change, a God Who Doesn’t

Written by Mark Weis | June, 2021
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT (Read Psalm 27) Change is a part of life. In a real sense, change defines life. Every living thing is a changing thing. But as Christians, we never face change alone. The first six verses of Psalm 27 are brimming with confidence. “The Lord is my light and my salvation; […] Read More

Live at Peace and Not at War

Written by Mark Gullerud | June, 2021
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. […] Read More