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Feb 14-19

14 Mark 4:26-29 -THL 438 God gives growth and provides the harvest. 15 Matthew 13:24-30 -THL 610 Angels have superior skill/perceptivity. 16 Mark 9:38-41 -THL… Read More »Feb 14-19

Christian Marriage

“…Submitting to one another in the fear of God”  Ephesians 5:21

Most of you have probably heard the stunning statistic that 50% of all marriages in America end in divorce. When we look at different statistical websites, the breakdown is even more alarming: 40% to 50% of all first marriages end in divorce, around 65% of all second marriages end in divorce, and about 75% of all third marriages end in divorce. (

So the odds are stronger than 50/50 that you or someone in your family has gone through a divorce.

But of the estimated one million divorces that took place in 2008, how many of those do you suppose ended because the spouses “submitted to one another in the fear of God”? (See Ephesians 5:21)Read More »Christian Marriage

Chapel Talk on Chapter 20 of the Book: Out Of Necessity

Dear Friends in Christ,

Chapter 20 of the history of the CLC is entitled “The Changing Times.”

Everyone will have to admit that there have been many changes in the world and in the church world since our church body was organized in 1960. But have there been changes in the Church of the Lutheran Confession?


By God’s grace our doctrinal platform remains the same now as it was then. That is good, because it is written: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” How happy we can be that God does not change! Nor does His love for us sinners change! Jesus died for the sins of the world, rose from the dead, and ascended into heaven. Those facts do not change, and they assure us that our sins are forgiven, and we have a place in heaven reserved for us.Read More »Chapel Talk on Chapter 20 of the Book: Out Of Necessity