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


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“See, here is water. What hinders me from being baptized?” (Acts 8:36) When the Ethiopian heard the message of Jesus as the Christ, Who willingly gave His life for the sins of the world, he desired to be baptized into Jesus’ name. Would anything hinder him from receiving this great blessing and from being received […] Read More

The Emmaus Transformation

Written by Paul Krause | March, 2016
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“And they said to one another, ‘Did not our heart burn within us while He talked with us on the road, and while He opened the Scriptures to us?’” (Luke 24:32). Usually it is easy to tell. There are the telltale signs that readily reveal a person’s frame of mind. You watch the youngster out […] Read More
As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians.   HEROES OF THE FAITH (FIFTH  IN A SERIES) Valentin Loescher “Whoever hears these sayings  of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man […] Read More

The Finger of God

Written by John Klatt | December, 2014
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But some of them said, “He casts out demons by Beelzebub, the ruler of the demons.” Others, testing Him, sought from Him a sign from heaven. But He, knowing their thoughts, said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and a house divided against a house falls. If Satan also is […] Read More

Sing a New Song Daily

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | January, 2012
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Exodus Chapters 15-17  (with your Bible in hand) The Children of Israel were navigating uncharted paths. Never before had the descendants of Abraham been such a great nation. Never before had God delivered a people from bondage as He had Israel from Egypt. Never before had any of these people been led through a wilderness […] Read More
Moses was in a showdown with Egypt’s powerful king. Though the king despised Moses, the people of Egypt had come to live in fear and awe of him: “The man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh’s servants and in the sight of the people” (Exodus 11:3). As […] Read More

Lord, Save My Son!

Written by David Fuerstenau | August, 2011
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Who among us would deny that Hezekiah was a man of prayer? We recall two incidents in Hezekiah’s life that were made memorable by answered prayer. In both cases the answer was clear and immediate. When Sennacherib of Assyria threatened Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem with destruction, reviled the Lord God of Judah, and […] Read More

Prepared, Called, and Equipped

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | May, 2011
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At the age of forty years Moses was ready to solve Israel’s problems his way. He saw an Egyptian taskmaster beating an Israelite and killed the Egyptian (Exodus 2:11ff)…and then had to flee for his life! At the age of eighty a humbled Moses was a shepherd working for his father-in-law when a day came […] Read More

Jacob in Egypt

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | December, 2010
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“All History is GOD’S STORY!”  – No. 23 in series: Genesis chapters 46-50 “…few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.”  Genesis 47:9 Jacob was standing beforethe Pharaoh of […] Read More