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Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: November, 2017
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Verse Reading Comments Nov 1 TLH 463; Genesis 49:1-7 As Jacob speaks his last words to his sons, we know that some of his descendants will LSB 678 fall away. Praise God for all who remain faithful […] Read More
“I’M GLAD YOU ASKED!” (THIRTY-SECOND IN A SERIES) Pastors Answer Frequently-Asked Questions I’m not sure why some churches hire their pastors, but I can show why we call ours. Our forefathers used the phrase von Gemeinschafts wegen to describe what a call is and does. It means “in behalf of the community or group.” Every […] Read More

Bringing the Little Children

Written by Peter Evensen
Post Date: November, 2017
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14, ESV) Teaching God’s Word to children has been an important part […] Read More

Don’t Forget to Give Thanks

Written by Thomas Schuetze
Post Date: November, 2017
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – THANKSGIVING “Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! Let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare His works with rejoicing.” (Psalm 107:21-22) “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.”  […] Read More
STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come. By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the departure of the children of […] Read More

Luther on Trial—1518-1520

Written by Norman Greve
Post Date: November, 2017
Post Categories: Reformation
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The posting of the Ninety-Five Theses started a series of events which can only be described as a trial. Luther published and distributed the theses to many of his […] Read More

Palm Prints

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: November, 2017
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,Old Testaments,Series
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT “Can a woman forget her nursing child, and not have compassion on the son of her womb? Surely they may forget, yet I will not forget you. See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands.” (Isaiah 49:15-16a) For nearly seven centuries, from the time of Moses to […] Read More

Semper Paratus

Written by Bruce Naumann
Post Date: November, 2017
Post Categories: Devotions,End Times
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DEVOTION – SECOND COMING “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so […] Read More

The Vicar Program

Written by John Pfeiffer
Post Date: November, 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. It is the second week in August. A young man in his early twenties is packing his suitcase with enough necessities to last for six weeks. He is a […] Read More

TLH 36; LSB 895 “Now Thank We All Our God”

Written by John Reim
Post Date: November, 2017
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,Series
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES) When do Christians give thanks? Initial answers would likely include mealtimes, happy times and moments of success. It’s relatively easy to express appreciation to God when something pleasant is at hand or in hand. But what about those times when things seem to get […] Read More