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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS APRIL 2021

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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS APRIL 2021 
TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments Apr 1 TLH 164 John 9:34-41 Spiritual blindness is worse than physical blindness, and spiritual Read More

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Post Date: April, 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 Read More

Following the Risen Lord with Confidence

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Post Date: April, 2021
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DEVOTION—RESURRECTION LIVING
The story was told by one of my former teachers of a time when the lower grade classroom of Messiah Lutheran School in Hales Corners was working on an art project. I was in second grade at the time, and my classmate, Gretchen, already having finished her project, walked up to my desk and Read More

In the Meekness of Wisdom

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Post Date: April, 2021
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter envy and self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This wisdom does not descend from above, but is earthly, sensual, Read More

Pelagianism

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Post Date: April, 2021
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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 Read More

Put on Your Resurrection Glasses!

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Post Date: April, 2021
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COVER STORY – EASTER
" . . . the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which Read More

TLH Hymn 188 “Hallelujah! Jesus Lives!”

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Post Date: April, 2021
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING
Do you remember the last time you felt elated? If you’re an avid Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, it was probably this past February 7th, when “your” team won Superbowl LV. Maybe it was when you caught your largest-ever walleye or bagged a whitetail buck with Boone and Crockett record book Read More

TRUTH

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Post Date: April, 2021
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT
“What is truth?” So spoke Pontius Pilate. He was responding to Jesus’ declaration: “For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” (John 18:37) On the one hand, we Read More