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“For we are not overextending ourselves...”  (2 Corinthians 10:15).

You would be hard pressed to find another Lutheran synod that has the outreach overseas based on per capita stateside that the CLC has. We need to thank our Lord that He has given us—who are so few—so very much to do beyond the Read More

 (Eighth of a Series)

Then one of the lawyers answered and said to Him, “Teacher, by saying these things You reproach us also.” And He said, “Woe to you also, lawyers! For you load men with burdens hard to bear, and you yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of your fingers. Woe to you! For you build the tombs of Read More

FROM THE FIELD May 5, 2014

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Our Practice with Overseas Contacts and Churches

EDITOR’S NOTE: Missionary David Koenig, recently retired but still serving as needed, is drawing on his many years of working experience with our oversees brethren to write a series entitled FROM THE FIELD. Of particular interest is this Read More
 (Seventh of a Series)  And when they arrived in Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. They also had John as their assistant. Now when they had gone through the island to Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew whose name was Bar-Jesus, who was Read More
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 A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give Me a drink.” For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food. Then the woman of Samaria said to Him, “How is it that You, being a Jew, ask a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?” For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans. Read More
Those shocked by love (Fifth of a Series) And when they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to keep them securely. Having received such a charge, he put them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks. But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, Read More

One on whom (or near whom) judgment has fallen 

Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, they said to Him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in adultery, in the very act. Now Moses, in the law, commanded us that such should be stoned. But what Read More


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“I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.” (Philippians 3:8) myanmarRead More
(Third of a Series) Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving that He had answered them well, asked Him, “Which is the first commandment of all?” Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord Read More
(Second of a Series) Then one of the Pharisees asked Him to eat with him. And He went to the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to eat. And behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil, and stood at His feet behind Him Read More