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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS may 2017

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Post Date: May, 2017
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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS may 2017  TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Verse Reading Comments May 1 WS 727; 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 You are already living to please God, but now I urge you to do it more and more, LSB 697 for […] Read More
“I’M GLAD YOU ASKED!” (TWENTY-SEVENTH  IN A SERIES) Pastors Answer Frequently-Asked Questions Generally speaking, all Christian churches fall into one of three categories: Roman Catholic, Lutheran, or Reformed/Protestant. Though they share some teachings in common (think: Apostles’ Creed), there is disagreement in others, such as conversion, the natural condition of mankind, Baptism, the Lord’s Supper, […] Read More

Behind the Scenes

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: May, 2017
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT He is known to history as “Cyrus the Great”; born 590 B.C., died 529 B.C. A skilled military strategist, Cyrus united the tribes of Persia (modern-day Iran), defeated the Medes and Babylonians, extended the Persian Empire westward to Macedonia and eastward to India, and showed extraordinary compassion to the people […] Read More

Confident in Christ

Written by Chad Seybt
Post Date: May, 2017
Post Categories: Series,Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward.  For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise: ‘For yet a little while, And He who is coming will come and will not tarry. Now the […] Read More

Graduating to the Real World

Written by Theodore Barthels
Post Date: May, 2017
Post Categories: Devotions,Graduation
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DEVOTION – GRADUATION “Do all things without complaining and disputing,  that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,  holding fast the word of life.” (Phil. 2:14-16) Formal education is a time of preparation. […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (EIGHTEENTH IN A SERIES) This hymn is a metrical translation of the 23rd Psalm—a psalm of comfort. Most psalms of comfort (for example, Psalm 91) speak words of comfort to believers, but Psalm 23 is different; it is the exuberant exclamation of a believer, joyous that he is […] Read More

Jesus, the Good Shepherd

Written by Michael Roehl
Post Date: May, 2017
Post Categories: Lead Story
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Communication requires two things: a sender and a receiver. The most powerful transmitter in the world is worthless if no one turns on a radio, and all of the radios in the world are of little use if no one is broadcasting. The same holds true with human interaction. Someone has to send, someone else […] Read More

Luther Begins Teaching: 1508-1509

Written by Norman Greve
Post Date: May, 2017
Post Categories: Reformation
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series will culminate in the October 2017 issue with an account of his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses. Brother Martin, the Augustinian monk, became Father Martin. This was […] Read More

Mini Classes!

Written by Paul Naumann
Post Date: May, 2017
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,News & Events
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Immanuel Lutheran High School and College students got a break from routine classwork this February during a three-day event known as “Mini Classes.” It’s a tradition that was introduced […] Read More

Ministry to India’s Lepers

Written by Peter Evensen
Post Date: May, 2017
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. Several years ago on a Mission Helper trip to India, I was riding with Pastor Moses, one of the district chairmen, on the back of his motorcycle. We rode past a large billboard that read, “Leprosy […] Read More