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Archives From - October,2014

“Called by the Gospel”

Written by Joseph Lau
Post Date: October, 2014
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CATECHISM SERIES: Studies in The Apostles’ Creed FIRST OF FIVE PARTS OF A SERIES ON THE THIRD ARTICLE “This is most certainly true!” The THIRD ARTICLE installments:  1) The Holy Spirit has called me by the gospel  2) The Holy Spirit enlightens, sanctifies, and keeps me 3) The Holy Spirit calls the whole Christian Church […] Read More

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday…”

Written by Paul Fleischer
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Editorials,From the Editor
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“Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken the word of God to you, whose faith follow, considering the outcome of their conduct. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Do not be carried about with various and strange doctrines. For it is good that the heart be established by grace….”  (Hebrews […] Read More

A COMPELLING LETTER

Written by Michael Eichstadt
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Editorials,Letters to the Editor
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Dear fellow laborers in the Lord’s harvest field: “I’ve always encouraged my children to consider the public ministry for their life’s work, but now… I don’t know.” That was the very honest comment of a congregation member troubled by all the recent struggles and pressures that congregations and pastors in our fellowship have faced. How […] Read More

A Prayer For Our Pastor

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Miscellaneous
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In his retirement Pastor Emeritus Arthur Schulz, Black River Falls, Wis., has perused archived copies of Lutheran periodicals for hymns and poems and shared them with our pastors. This hymn—which may be sung to the tune of TLH #483—first appeared in the Lutheran Witness of January 29, 1946. It was written by Adela Kretzmann Weber […] Read More

Are We Losing?

Written by Michael Eichstadt
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Devotions,From the CLC President,Reformation
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A REFORMATION MESSAGE FROM OUR CLC PRESIDENT The troops are withdrawing and coming home. The Wall Street Journal reports that the remaining US combat forces will leave Afghanistan sometime in 2016, after a bloody fifteen year conflict. Not many, however, are calling it a victory. The enemy has not surrendered. Battles continue to rage. Political […] Read More

Beating a Horse that Will Not Die

Written by Daniel Feischer
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Cross Purposes,Series
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Christ, Thou art the sure Foundation, Thou the Head and Cornerstone; Chosen of the Lord and precious, Binding all the Church in one; Thou Thy Zion’s Help forever And her Confidence alone. (TLH #466:1)   “Beating a dead horse” phraseology may seem to fit, but it does not apply to our subject. This horse is […] Read More

JOHN BUGENHAGEN

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Historical
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[These vignettes of men associated with Luther and the Reformation first appeared in connection with our CLC’s daily website devotions during Reformation season, 2013. Pastor David Schaller, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Sister Lakes, Mich., reports that the devotions were adapted from a Bible Class presentation, adding that “The original booklet and slides can be downloaded from […] Read More

No Prayer Barrier

Written by John Pfeiffer
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Chapels,Devotions
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Heavenly Father, hear our prayers and accept our praises for Jesus’ sake. Amen. What we see and hear this day is a wondrous thing. The fact that this school exists is wondrous. The fact that you are here is wondrous. The fact that there are teachers and staff is wondrous. Most wondrous of all is […] Read More

PHILIP MELANCHTHON

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Articles,Historical
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[These vignettes of men associated with Luther and the Reformation first appeared in connection with our CLC’s daily website devotions during Reformation season, 2013. Pastor David Schaller, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Sister Lakes, Mich., reports that the devotions were adapted from a Bible Class presentation, adding that “The original booklet and slides can be downloaded from […] Read More

The Reformation Blessing Above All Others

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
Post Date: October, 2014
Post Categories: Lead Story,Opening Devotion
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“Then I saw another angel flying directly overhead, with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on earth, to every nation and tribe and language and people. And he said with a loud voice, ‘Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come, and worship Him who made […] Read More