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Author: Andrew Schaller

“Take Courage… I Am With You”

Written by Andrew Schaller | November, 2014
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“The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.” (John 10:25) But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary. Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea. And when the […] Read More

Jesus, The Conqueror Of Death

Written by Andrew Schaller | March, 2012
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Please read John 20:1-31 in box below On the wall in our fellowship hall hangs a portrait given in memory of Mabel Lenning, a child of God. The artwork was produced by Roger Loveless, and is simply entitled, “My Redeemer Lives.” It captures the familiar scene that is a portion of the reading you just […] Read More

REMEMBER?— REMEMBER WHAT?

Written by Andrew Schaller | March, 2014
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Memory is a funny thing. Very often we remember what we’d like to forget and forget what we’d like to remember. I can clearly remember specific events in my childhood… yet I’m unable to remember a single event from an entire year. — The 22nd Psalm concludes with these words: “All the ends of the […] Read More

Advent – A Time for Penitence

Written by Andrew Schaller | December, 2011
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He also spoke this parable: “A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. Then he said to the keeper of his vineyard, ‘Look, for three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree and find none. Cut it down; why […] Read More

Jesus, the Model Sufferer

Written by Andrew Schaller | December, 2011
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So Jesus said to Peter, “Put your sword into the sheath. Shall I not drink the cup which My Father has given Me?” (John 18:11) OK… raise your hand if you like pain… anyone? Who enjoys suffering… anyone? It’s fair to say that human beings are averse to suffering. The moment a headache or sore […] Read More

A New Covenant

Written by Andrew Schaller | May, 2016
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second. Because finding fault with them, He says: ‘Behold, the days are coming,’ says the Lord, ‘when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of […] Read More

Appointed to Sacrifice and Intercede

Written by Andrew Schaller | August, 2015
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“So also Christ did not glorify Himself to become High Priest, but it was He who said to Him: ‘You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.’ As He also says in another place: ‘You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek’; who, in the days of His flesh, when He […] Read More

Jesus Gives True Rest (For Our Souls!)

Written by Andrew Schaller | February, 2011
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“At that time Jesus answered and said, ‘I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes. Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in Your sight. 27 All things have been delivered to Me by My Father, […] Read More

Christian Education’s Ultimate Goal

Written by Andrew Schaller | August, 2013
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 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.” (Hebrews 10:23) In general, it is not a good practice to assume that something is true or acceptable! But when the writer to the Hebrews urges us to “hold fast the confession of our hope,”it is assumed that we […] Read More

God at work—FOR US!

Written by Andrew Schaller | August, 2014
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Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as […] Read More

The Holy Trinity

Written by Andrew Schaller | June, 2012
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“…Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen.” Matthew 28:19–20 We learned […] Read More

The Greatest of All Our Eternal Priest

Written by Andrew Schaller | February, 2016
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“Therefore, if perfection were through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be called according to the order of Aaron? For the priesthood being changed, of necessity there is also a change of […] Read More

Defilement before God comes from within, not without!

Written by Andrew Schaller | June, 2011
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When He had called the multitude to Himself, He said to them, “Hear and understand: Not what goes into the mouth defiles a man; but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.” Then His disciples came and said to Him, “Do You know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this […] Read More

Raising the Daughter of Jairus

Written by Andrew Schaller | May, 2014
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THE MIRACLES OF CHRIST “…The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.” (John 10:25) And behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue. And he fell down at Jesus’ feet and begged Him to come to his house, for he had an […] Read More

Jesus the Consoler

Written by Andrew Schaller | February, 2011
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“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive […] Read More

The Penetrating Word

Written by Andrew Schaller | May, 2015
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience. For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is […] Read More

Real Love

Written by Andrew Schaller | February, 2014
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It won’t be long before red hearts decorate the landscape in businesses around town. It’s another opportunity for kids to eat candy. It’s called “Valentine’s Day.” Well, truth be told, the candy isn’t just for the kids. It’s no longer called ‘Saint Valentine’s Day’ and it has nothing to do with celebrating the life of […] Read More

Calvary Lutheran Church Marquette, Michigan

Written by Andrew Schaller | January, 2019
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION Built on the Rock the Church doth stand, Even when steeples are falling; Crumbled have spires in ev’ry land, Bells still are chiming and calling. Calling the young and old to rest, But above all the soul distrest, Longing for rest […] Read More

CONFIDENT . . .

Written by Andrew Schaller | November, 2015
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That Christ Is in You and at Work through You “But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation, though we speak in this manner. For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have […] Read More

Incomparable!

Written by Andrew Schaller | August, 2016
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With His sacrifice, Jesus didn’t bring the blood of an animal, but His own blood. “But Christ came as High Priest of the good things to come, with the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands, that is, not of this creation. Not with the blood of goats and calves, but with His […] Read More