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Abraham Calov

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Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Heroes of Faith,Series
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Written by: James Naumann pastor of Our Savior’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Jamestown, North Dakota. Introduction Abraham Calov was born in 1612 at Mohrungen, a small town in the Duchy of Prussia. Today this town is called Morąg and is part of northern Poland. Interestingly, Luther himself encouraged the establishment of this first Lutheran duchy, which […] Read More

Bread of Life March 2015

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Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Articles
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March 2015 TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS  = Worship Supplement 2000; SC  = Martin Luther’s Small Catechism; [  ] = Minor Festivals or commemorations in the Christian Church Year Mar 2 Romans 5:1-11 WS 723 We can rejoice even in our sufferings because God’s love for us has been made obvious in Christ […] Read More

For My Soul the Highest Good

Written by Thomas Schuetze
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Devotions,Lords supper
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Written by: Thomas Schuetze pastor of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Colorado. “While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, ‘Take and eat; this is my body.’ Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all […] Read More

Into the Wilderness

Written by David Reim
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Lead Story
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“Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward He was hungry” (Matthew 4:1-2). Just when we are seeing signs that spring is coming soon, as the days are getting longer and warmer, we begin what […] Read More

Lusaka, Zambia

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Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Missions,NCLC
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD (THIRD IN A SERIES) In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one area of our overseas endeavors. Written by: Pastor Todd Ohlmann of Faith Lutheran Church in Manchester, Missouri, he serves as chairman of the CLC Board of Missions. Bakthavachalam, Moshi, Sri Kalahasti, Ibrahim, Bulawayo, Makanya, Bhitrakoti, Kalyamo, Nireekshana, […] Read More

Morning Star Lutheran Church—Fairchild, Wisconsin

Written by Richard Kanzenbach
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC,Articles
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Fairchild lies thirty miles southeast of Eau Claire at the junction of Highways 12 and 10 among the woods, hills, and farmland of northwestern Wisconsin. Fairchild was founded in the 1870’s and became a thriving sawmill and railroad town. For years, Fairchild boasted The Big Farm Store, “one of the biggest retail mercantile institutions in […] Read More

Rejoice! Your King Comes to You.

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Devotions,Palm Sunday Devotion
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Written by: Nathan Pfeiffer pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spokane, Washington. What if I told you that the President of the United States was going to come to visit you personally, and needed you to pick him up at the Greyhound bus station? It would never happen, right? He’s too busy to visit you personally and […] Read More

They Did Not Enter In

Written by Jay Hartmann
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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Written by: Jay Hartmann pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Coloma, Michigan. “For who, having heard, rebelled? Indeed, was it not all who came out of Egypt, led by Moses? Now with whom was He angry forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose corpses fell in the wilderness? And to whom did He […] Read More

Why Would a Pastor Refuse to Bury Someone

Written by Frank Gantt
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked,Series
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Written by: Frank Gantt pastor of St. Luke’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Lemmon, South Dakota. “Since it has pleased Almighty God in His good providence to call this brother out of this present life, it is proper for us, before committing his body to the earth, to hear in our bereavement the admonition and comfort of God’s […] Read More

You Are Not Alone

Written by Delwyn Maas
Post Date: March, 2015
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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“Now Jacob went out from Beersheba and went toward Haran. So he came to a certain place and stayed there all night, because the sun had set. And he took one of the stones of that place and put it at his head, and he lay down in that place to sleep. Then he dreamed, […] Read More