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Archives From - January,2015

“Consider Christ Jesus”

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Christ Jesus, who was faithful to Him who appointed Him, as Moses also was faithful in all His house. For this One has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as […] Read More

A Baby Can Change A Life

Written by David Fuerstenau
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Articles,Gems from the Old Testament
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT (First in a Series) We know that babies are a gift of God and that “children are a heritage from the Lord” (Psalm 127:3).  Certainly babies can change the way people live. Their gurgles can bring smiles and delight to the crusty and aged. Their cries bring parents running. Their […] Read More

A Glorious Sight

Written by John Klatt
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Devotions,Epiphany,Lead Story
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DEVOTION – Epiphany “This beginning of signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory; and His disciples believed in Him” (John 2:11) “Now that was a glorious sight!” That’s what we might say after viewing a magnificent natural landscape or the star-filled sky on a clear night. Nature can be glorious because […] Read More

Bread Of Life January 2015

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Articles,Devotions
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To our Readers: The compiler of these Daily Devotions is David Schaller, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, CLC, Sister Lakes, Michigan. The devotions will appear month by month in 2015 (excluding Sundays, as in the past). We heartily thank Pastor Schaller for providing this spiritual menu for our subscribers. Dear readers, as the Lord directed […] Read More

Close Communion

Written by James Albrecht
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked
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“I’M GLAD YOU ASKED!” (First in a Series) Pastors Answer Frequently-Asked Questions Few Lutheran practices seem as controversial as the practice of close communion. In today’s inclusive culture, visitors find it surprising that we limit access to the communion table. Our practice may seem cold, judgmental, even unkind. If this is how it is viewed […] Read More

God is Pro-Life

Written by Joseph Lau
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Devotions,Pro Life
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Perhaps you have seen the bumper sticker or heard the expression, “God is Pro-Life.” Exactly what does that mean? Because there are so many life-and-death discussions permeating our society, especially around election time, it may be helpful to review what God says about being Pro-Life. Physical Life Our God is the “I Am” God – […] Read More

God’s Will for Your New Year

Written by Theodore Barthels
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Articles,Devotions
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DEVOTION – New Year “Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit’; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a […] Read More

Messiah Lutheran Church—Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Written by Bruce Naumann
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC (First in a Series) Snapshots of Congregations from Around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Like many CLC congregations, Messiah Lutheran Church was born when the Lord moved a number of His people to leave their former fellowships in order to be faithful to His inspired Word. The […] Read More

Nidubrolu, India

Written by Paul Naumann
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Articles
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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

The All-Revealing Question

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: January, 2015
Post Categories: Outreach Takeaways
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These brief topics were written to help members of Ascension Lutheran Church in Tacoma, Washington, think about the ways in which they share the Gospel with others. Cut this page out if you like and post it on your refrigerator. Decide for yourself whether this is a helpful addition to your “outreach repertoire.” Here is […] Read More