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Exactly the Wrong Medicine

Written by Paul Naumann | August, 2021
Post Categories: Walther Law Gospel,
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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

Autumn at ILC

Written by Paul Naumann | November, 2018
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events,
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. “Those who sow in tears Shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, Bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, Bringing his sheaves […] Read More

Nidubrolu, India

Written by Paul Naumann | January, 2015
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD (First in a Series) In this series, those involved with our CLC foreign missions profile one area of our overseas endeavors. People who had been there—people who knew—told me that my trip to India would change my life. I thought that was hyperbole. It wasn’t. In October of 2014, I was […] Read More

Beautiful . . . Feet?

Written by Paul Naumann | September, 2020
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT “How beautiful upon the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who proclaims peace, Who brings glad tidings of good things, Who proclaims salvation, Who says to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!’” (Isaiah 52:7) In the hierarchy of human body parts, feet don’t get a lot of love. […] Read More

SEEN IN PASSING

Written by Paul Naumann | January, 2022
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Items of interest from various sources of religious news and opinion, in print and on the web. Prominent Evangelical Leader Succumbs to COVID. Marcus Lamb, a prominent Christian broadcaster known for his outspoken opposition to COVID-19 vaccines, died on December 1 after contracting the virus. He was 64. Lamb was co-founder and CEO of the […] Read More

Mini Classes!

Written by Paul Naumann | May, 2017
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Immanuel Lutheran High School and College students got a break from routine classwork this February during a three-day event known as “Mini Classes.” It’s a tradition that was introduced […] Read More

Charles Porterfield Krauth

Written by Paul Naumann | June, 2015
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HEROES OF THE FAITH (SIXTH IN A SERIES) As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. Charles Porterfield Krauth A Lutheran Giant with Feet of Melanchthon Among early Lutherans in America, few can be said to […] Read More

Where Does Contrition Come From?

Written by Paul Naumann | November, 2021
Post Categories: Walther Law Gospel,
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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

Martin Franzmann (1907-1976) Professor and Poet

Written by Paul Naumann | September, 2016
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Martin Franzmann was born on January 29, 1907 in Lake City, Minnesota; a town situated on the bank of the Mississippi River between Wabasha and Red Wing. The son of Pastor William Franzmann and his wife Else, Martin Franzmann was brought up in the raucous atmosphere of a Lutheran parsonage filled with nine children (six […] Read More