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Archives From - July,2011

Announcements

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Post Date: July, 2011
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50th Anniversary Observance In thanks and praise to our Savior Jesus, all are invited to join us for worship and a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Grace Ev. Lutheran Church of Valentine, Nebraska, on Sunday, July 10th. A special 50th anniversary worship service will be held at 9:30 a.m. A catered dinner will follow […] Read More

August 1 – 6

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Post Date: July, 2011
Post Categories: The Bread of Life
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  1 Genesis 11 – THL 581 A nationalist social agenda vs. God Almighty. 2 Genesis 12:1-9 – THL 417 Courage arises from trust in God’s promises. 3 Matthew 6:22-25 – THL 141 The world enslaves, but the Lord liberates. 4 John 8:31-36– THL 350 Out of jail via the Word of the Lord Jesus. […] Read More

Biology and Theology—At Odds?

Written by Paul Fleischer
Post Date: July, 2011
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We, our children and young people, need to know how our Christian faith is under attack from pro-evolutionist elements in the church (!) as well as in the secular, humanistic world outside of it. How sad that the church—external Christianity—is more and more caving in to theistic evolution. This is happening in our day not […] Read More

Expect a lot but don’t claim too much

Written by Paul Koch
Post Date: July, 2011
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Where were you on Saturday, May 21, 2011, the day the world did NOT end? Another scholar got it wrong, deceived by his own intellect. We expect more from a Bible student, but things haven’t changed much since the days of Moses (read Deuteronomy 18:22). While Mr. Camping claimed too much for himself (we claim […] Read More

Guard the Precious Deposit

Written by John Klatt
Post Date: July, 2011
Post Categories: New Testaments
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“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15) When our young people are confirmed, they vow to hold to what they have been taught from the Bible. They promise to “suffer all, even death, rather than fall […] Read More

Hand-Picked

Written by David W. Bernthal
Post Date: July, 2011
Post Categories: Doctrine
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It has happened to most of us. The anticipation is rising. The line you are standing in is dwindling. Who will be next? Will I get picked at all? Ah, those moments on the playground before a recess game begins—a possible knock to the self-esteem if ever there was one! I believe the way students […] Read More

In the Beginning

Written by Nathanael Mayhew
Post Date: July, 2011
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On vacation in Washington D.C. last summer our family visited a number of the famed Smithsonian museums in that city. The one that struck me most was the National Museum of Natural History which was featuring an exhibit on human origins. The director of the Museum, Cristián Samper, said this about the purpose of the […] Read More

Jesus — Giver of the Holy Spirit

Written by Andrew Schaller
Post Date: July, 2011
Post Categories: Portraits of Christ
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These things I have spoken to you, that you should not be made to stumble. They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service. And these things they will do to you because they have not known the Father nor […] Read More

July 11 – 16

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Post Date: July, 2011
Post Categories: The Bread of Life
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  11 Genesis 5 – THL 269 All were born and all died in the image of Adam. 12 Genesis 6 – THL 530 From bad to worse; then God salvaged some. 13 John 5:39-47 – THL 284 Moses said enough to identify Jesus. 14 Matthew 5:13-16 – THL 536 Are you a good, old-fashioned […] Read More

July 18- 23

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Post Date: July, 2011
Post Categories: The Bread of Life
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  18 Genesis 7 -THL 212 The Ark provided refuge for air-breathing creatures. 19 Genesis 8 – THL 123 for over a year; then they repopulated the planet. 20 Matthew 7:24-27 -THL 335 Don’t skimp on your soul’s foundations! 335 21 John 6:47-51 – THL 36 Our souls feed on heavenly nutrition/Jesus. 22 Acts 5:12-21 […] Read More