Lutheran Spokesman

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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Do not speak evil of one another, brethren. He who speaks evil of a brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. There is one Lawgiver, who […] Read More

Feelings Have Nothing To Do With It

Written by Joseph Lau
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
What’s New With YOU? Updates from congregations around the church of the Lutheran Confession If you don’t know where Hecla is, you’re not the only one. I’ve met people who live thirty miles from here who have no idea how to get to our little town of fewer than two hundred residents. I’m not sure […] Read More

Heresy Hunters

Written by Norman Greve
Post Categories: Error's Echo
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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. In the Error’s Echo series, […] Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. It may go without saying that things don’t always go as planned when it comes to overseas mission work. The book of God’s wisdom reminds us that “The heart of man plans his way, but the […] Read More
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. In addition to welcoming our freshmen and other new students this fall, we are blessed to be joined by new staff. Paul and Courtney Agenten are serving as […] Read More
TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Aug 2 TLH 536 (LSB 838) Genesis 16:1-16 When Abram was eighty-six years old, he and Sarai thought they should “help” God’s promise along by having a child through Sarai’s maid. Their weakness of […] Read More

“Welcome Back to Church!”

Written by Bruce Naumann
Post Categories: Lead Story
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COVER STORY – RETURN TO CHURCH During the past year of pandemic isolation, we all have been very thankful to God that He has provided us with the means to share His Word through live streaming and other venues. Thanks be to God that He has spared the large majority of our members from severe […] Read More

Congregation, Not Isolation

Written by Samuel Rodebaugh
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DEVOTION—FACE-TO-FACE FELLOWSHIP In the beginning, the Lord punctuated His series of creative “Let there be’s” with this simple principle: “It is not good that man should be alone.” (Genesis 2:18) But it was only shortly after that when mankind sprinted headlong into isolation. The result of the first sin was that Adam and Eve hid […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Other than what God has told us in His Word, we do not know what the future holds. Several years ago we did not know that the whole world would essentially shut down for an entire year. We did not know that churches would be closed, and we […] Read More