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Archives From - September,2013

“…Him?!”

Written by Paul Krause
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Lead Story,Missions
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“…Him?!” That may not have been the exact word that the prophet Ananias spoke, but it does convey his incredulity at the Lord’s instruction. There is none better to do mission work, to share the gospel of the Savior with others, than you and I.  The Lord had commanded the prophet in a vision to […] Read More

Announcements

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Announcements,News & Events
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Minnesota Area Pastoral Conference Berea Lutheran Church Inver Grove Heights October 8-9, 2013 Agenda: + Old Testament Exegesis, Habakkuk 1:7ff —Pastor John Johannes + New Testament Exegesis, 1 Timothy 3:14ff —Pastor Mark Tiefel + Islam:  Essayist’s Choice of Topic —Pastor Theodore Barthels + A Study of Coptic Christianity —Pastor James Albrecht + Church History: Reformation […] Read More

CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS DIVISIVE?

Written by Daniel Feischer
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Cross Purposes,Series
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(Second of two) The claim that the existence of private religious schools—Catholic and/or Protestant—“encourages division and discourages cooperation” bears watching, as it may well bespeak an attitude that will impact our schools. It is significant in that it reveals an attitude toward Christianity that, while not new, is increasingly more strident. We suspect that the […] Read More

CLC PASTORAL CONFERENCE DEVOTION • June 16 2013

Written by Matthew Ude
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Devotions,Pastor Conference
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(Editor’s note: CLC Missionary Matthew Ude was chaplain for the June 2013 CLC General Pastoral Conference at Immanuel Lutheran College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and devotions such as this were shared with the pastors.) “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.”  (Romans 12:10, ESV) What this Bible passage says is clearly something […] Read More

Final Words to Titus

Written by Daniel Feischer
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Series,Studies in Titus
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STUDIES IN TITUS “For a bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God…holding fast the faithful word as he has been taught…”  (Titus 1:7ff) But avoid foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and useless. Reject a divisive man after the first and second admonition, knowing that such a person […] Read More

Gifts of the Spirit

Written by David Reim
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Missions
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“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, however you were led. Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed, and no one can say that Jesus is […] Read More

GOD’S CO-WORKERS

Written by David Koenig
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Missions,Myanmar
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“I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.” (Philippians 3:8) Whisking across the ocean at 45,000 feet in a controlled and comfortable atmosphere with plenty of food and drink in a matter of hours to the final destination is not too hard to take. Luggage unloaded by […] Read More

GOD’S OBSCURE SAINTS

Written by Paul Koch
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Chapels,Devotions
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IMMANUEL LUTHERAN COLLEGE CHAPEL MEDITATION (Second in a Series) “Therefore, of these men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism of John to that day when He was taken up from us, one of these must become a witness with us of […] Read More

In Honor of Grandparents

Written by Mark Gullerud
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Articles,Miscellaneous
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September 8, 2013, is National Grandparents Day. Since 1978 our country has officially recognized the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. The statute gives the following purpose for the day: “…to honor grandparents, to give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children’s children, and to help children become aware of […] Read More

Jesus Heals the Centurion’s Son

Written by Warren Fanning
Post Date: September, 2013
Post Categories: Series,The Miracles of Christ
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 THE MIRACLES OF CHRIST  “…The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.” (John 10:25) “Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him, saying,  ‘Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘I will come and heal him.’ […] Read More