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Archives From - April,2016


Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; [ ] = Biblical Events Noted Date Biblical Events Noted Verse Reading Comments Apr 1 WS 775 Numbers 23:1-26 Balaam and Balak found themselves unable to work against the power of God’s Word. Apr 2 WS 780 Numbers 27:12-23 God sees to it that […] Read More

“Lord, Teach Us How to Pray”

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: Devotions
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Do you need your tire jack? Of course you do! If you get a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, you are going to be glad you have that tire jack. We use our tire jacks to lift a very heavy car so we can swap out a flat tire with a spare tire. […] Read More

“The Lord My Pasture Shall Prepare”

Written by Craig Owings
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing
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Good Shepherd Theme (Psalm 23) Have you ever read one of those newspaper stories about the death of someone living the last decades of his life in poverty-level circumstances, who was later discovered to have had tens of thousands of dollars in cash stashed in various places around the hovel in which he had eked […] Read More

“We Have Such A High Priest”

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: New Testaments,Studies in the New Testatment
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“Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man. For every high priest […] Read More

A Loud Land

Written by Matthew Ude
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. A few years ago my wife Vanessa and I were in Zambia, traveling from Lusaka to Livingston. With us were Pastor Ibrahim, Pastor Yumba, and a student named Treasure. Pastor Ibrahim grew up in Tanzania, where he […] Read More

Beware the Suicide Brothers

Written by David Fuerstenau
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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Students of the Bible, and even many who are not, have heard of Judas Iscariot. What they may not understand is that his greatest sin was not his thievery or betrayal, but his rejection of his Savior’s mercy and forgiveness. In his despair, Judas committed suicide by hanging. Neither do most people know that tragic […] Read More

Franz Pieper (1852-1931)

Written by Steven Karp
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: In memory
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LUTHERAN LEADERS AS WE APPROACH THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION, WE TAKE A BRIEF LOOK AT THE LIVES OF INFLUENTIAL AND IMPORTANT LUTHERAN LEADERS AND THEOLOGIANS When C.F.W. Walther died in 1881, Franz Pieper, who had been teaching dogmatics at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri since 1878, took over Walther’s position as a professor […] Read More

I Will Fear No Evil

Written by David Reim
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: Lead Story
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Violence is on the rise!  There are shootings in schools, bombings in coffee shops, heavily-armed militia marauding in the streets. Terrorism has the world gripped in fear. Nowhere is safe! Immorality is rampant! The world demands recognition and acceptance of all the sins of the flesh. Churches have become corrupt! As we look forward to […] Read More

New Missionary Arrives in India

Written by Nathanael Mayhew
Post Date: April, 2016
Post Categories: HCLCN,Missions,Newsletter
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The BELC has a two-year pastor training program at the Martin Luther Bible School. The BELC also conducts monthly training meetings in each district. Our missionaries travel to these meetings, as the schedule allows, and conduct training for the pastors. In addition, the BELC has begun a two-day leadership training seminar for the chairman of […] Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of Congregations from Around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Redeemer of Bowdle has been a member of the CLC since 1962, the year the congregation was organized. In addition to this blessing, it had the honor of being served by the first president of the synod, […] Read More