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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS MARCH 2021

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Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: Bread of Life
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Mar 1 TLH 333 Nahum 1:1-11 Ninevah was the capital of the Assyrian kingdom. Assyria had brought an end to the northern kingdom of Israel. Judah was in trouble too, but Assyria’s end was coming. […] Read More

A Most Difficult Christian Art

Written by Joseph Lau
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: Walther Law Gospel
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WALTHER’S LAW AND GOSPEL One of the hallmarks of the Lutheran Church is its proper understanding and application of the Bible’s two main teachings—Law and Gospel. Dr. C.F.W. Walther’s seminal work, The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel, is the basis for this two-year series. Note: page numbers given are accurate for the 1929 and […] Read More

Changing Technology at ILC

Written by Ross Roehl
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire
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ILC NEWSLETTER Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Depending on your age, technology can mean different things, from dialup phones to virtual reality headsets. Technology at Immanuel has changed over the years, and we can see […] Read More

Forked Tongue Issues

Written by David Schierenbeck
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be. Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? My […] Read More

Goats for God

Written by Peter Evensen
Post Date: March, 2021
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. Up until the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in A.D. 70, two goats were offered on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur): one as a sin offering to God and one as the “scapegoat” to […] Read More

Mount Zion Lutheran Church Madison Heights, Michigan

Written by Thomas Naumann
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: News & Events,What's New With You?
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What’s New With YOU? Updates from congregations around the Church of the Lutheran Confession The Bible mentions only a few things which will never come to an end. God’s Word itself will stand forever even though grass withers and flowers fade (Isaiah 40:8). Love will never end even though prophecies, tongues, and knowledge will pass […] Read More

Nestorianism

Written by Norman Greve
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: Error's Echo,Series
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ERROR’S ECHO In this series we take a look back at some of the most notorious errors and heresies that have threatened the church over the centuries, as well as the subtle (and not so subtle) ways in which those false teachings continue to haunt 21st century thought and theology. Nestorius was born in the […] Read More

Relief in Troubled Times— Worship the Lord!

Written by Delwyn Maas
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT King David did not have a carefree life. He often wrote of sorrow, tears, and loneliness in his psalms. Those same psalms, nevertheless, reveal deep faith. Whatever the circumstances of his troubled times, however intense and prolonged, David trusted God. David praised and thanked God in troubled times as well […] Read More

The Great Maundy Thursday Disinformation Campaign

Written by Michael Roehl
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – MAUNDY THURSDAY The devil had a dilemma. In the Lord’s Supper, God had just bequeathed to mankind a gift that held the potential to cripple the devil’s plans for mankind’s eternal destruction. Perhaps man didn’t yet realize the power of the gift, but Satan did, and he immediately set to work. What […] Read More

TLH Hymn 305 (LSB 636) “Soul, Adorn Thyself with Gladness”

Written by John Klatt
Post Date: March, 2021
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING As we come to receive the Lord’s Supper, what is it that is on our minds? Is it the meaning of the sacrament and the great blessing from God that it is to us? Is it the cares and troubles of life in this world? It is probably […] Read More