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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS February 2019

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Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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Date Hymns Reading Comments Feb 1 TLH 518/LSB 750 Matthew 5:1-12 Children of God need not be ashamed if they must suffer for Christ. Feb 2 TLH 349/LSB 683 Matthew 6:16-24 Do not focus on earthly treasures such as honor, glory, or wealth; but appreciate those  treasures that have heavenly significance. Feb 4 TLH 370/LSB 575 […] Read More

2018 Mission Helper Trip—East Africa

Written by Paul D. Nolting
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
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Emirates Airlines Flight 236 departed Chicago at 8:45 P.M. on July 9th for a fourteen-hour flight to Dubai. So began the 2018 Mission Helper Trip to East Africa. Preparations for the trip, however, began months before. Purchasing airline tickets, visiting medical facilities for necessary shots, and preparing lessons to present the Seven C’s—creation, corruption, catastrophe, […] Read More

Called to Action

Written by David W. Bernthal
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: Devotions,Holy Christian Church
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Read John 1:29-51 Examples—good, bad, or indifferent—are all around us. Even though we know the Bible’s primary purpose is to show us the path to heaven through the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Scriptures are also full of examples. Paul tells us, “Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were […] Read More

Christian Science

Written by James Albrecht
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: I'm Glad You Asked
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Some lies are so obvious they can’t be disguised. So, cults rely on a trick the Navy once used when trying to hide ships on the open seas. Vessels were painted in bright, bold colors, and covered with complex geometric patterns. The idea was not concealment but confusion. Confusion is a key factor in Christian […] Read More

Frankincense

Written by Mark Weis
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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“And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 As a boy, I often puzzled over the gifts of the Magi. Gold was certainly a treasure. But what was myrrh, and who was Frank? Eventually, I realized that “Frank” was not a person but a nation; […] Read More

Graduation Celebration in Kenya

Written by Theodore Quade, Jr., 
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
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Graduation services were recently held at the two schools in Kenya that are supported by our CLC Project KINSHIP. Twenty-six eighth graders at St. David’s, Etago, completed their final year on the hillside campus. Some two hundred miles northeast, nine eighth graders were the first graduating class of Emmaus Hill Lutheran School in Moi’s Bridge. […] Read More

Marriage: More Than Just a Piece of Paper

Written by Chad Seybt
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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“Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.”  (Hebrews 13:4) “What’s the point in marriage? It’s just a piece of paper, and a piece of paper doesn’t define our love.” That statement sums up how many people view marriage today. But would such people hold the same […] Read More

Nathan Aksel Buck

Written by Lutheran Spokesman
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: In The Pipeline
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Age: 24 Program: Education Year in School: Senior Where were you born? Eau Claire, Wisconsin, born and raised. Married? Unmarried? Tell us about your family.  I’m engaged to be married to my wonderfully beautiful and talented girlfriend, Jessica Salter. I’m the oldest of four children: three boys and one girl. They’re wonderful and talented too, […] Read More

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Austin, Minnesota

Written by Theodore Barthels
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: A Slice of Life in CLC,Articles
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Seventy-eight years ago, in the early summer of 1941, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church had its first worship service, conducted by Pastor Reinhardt Schierenbeck of Sanborn, Minnesota. On June 27 of 1941, St. Paul’s was incorporated and its constitution adopted. At the time of organization, St. Paul’s membership consisted of fourteen charter members with their […] Read More

The Nicene Creed

Written by Norman Greve
Post Date: February, 2019
Post Categories: This We Believe
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They think they have identified it, submerged in the clear, shallow waters near the shores of Iznik Golu in modern Turkey. This ancient church was destroyed centuries ago by an earthquake that also caused the ground to sink into the lake. The ancient name of Iznik was Nicea. In this church the Council of Nicea […] Read More