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Author: John Reim

TLH 36; LSB 895 “Now Thank We All Our God”

Written by John Reim | November, 2017
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES) When do Christians give thanks? Initial answers would likely include mealtimes, happy times and moments of success. It’s relatively easy to express appreciation to God when something pleasant is at hand or in hand. But what about those times when things seem to get […] Read More

Hymn 129 Once Far Off But Now Invited

Written by John Reim | February, 2017
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (FIFTEENTH IN A SERIES) Sometimes it helps to see a sequence of letters in print to understand what is being said. Consider a-p-a-r-t. When those letters are placed next to each other it means, ironically, that items are separated. They are “apart.” When the first two letters are […] Read More

CW Hymn 147, TLH Hymn 207 “For Your Baptism Which Has Saved Me”

Written by John Reim | August, 2017
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What, would you say, is water worth? There’s no question that, as an element necessary for life, it is of great value. And yet, its prevalence on earth makes it relatively inexpensive. On a rainy day it’s even free. There are, however, versions which do fetch a higher price. The bottled variety, for example. A […] Read More

The Moving Gospel

Written by John Reim | March, 2016
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events,Taking the gospel on tour,
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TAKING THE GOSPEL ON TOUR In the first of this four-part series, Director John Reim shares his unique insights into the highly-regarded choral group that is the Tour Choir of Immanuel Lutheran College. The Gospel has been on the move from the day it was initially proclaimed. He Who walked in the cool of the […] Read More

“Lord Jesus Christ, You Have Prepared” LSB Hymn 622, TLH Hymn 306

Written by John Reim | February, 2018
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-SIXTH IN A SERIES) Why “-y”? In some cases converting an English noun into an adjective is as easy as adding a “y.” Sleep becomes sleepy. Dream dreamy. Silk silky. And yet, the addition of “y” in certain instances can actually reverse a meaning. Consider the word “rock.” […] Read More