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"…the Scriptures cannot be broken." John 10:35

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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 Read More
COVER STORY – MAUNDY THURSDAY
The devil had a dilemma. In Read More

Union in Communion

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DEVOTION—LORD'S SUPPER
A “Why is this night different from all others?” If you had grown up in a Jewish household, you would probably know the significance of this question. Each year, at each Passover, one of the children at the table would have asked this question of the head of the Passover meal. On the night Read More
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 both. We come to the Lord’s Supper because we believe in Jesus Read More
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.Read More
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 brothers, can a fig tree Read More
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

Nestorianism

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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
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

Goats for God

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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” Read More