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Year/Month: 2020/06

“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS June 2020

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | June, 2020
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Jun 1 TLH 148 John 18:1-11 Jesus demonstrates His willingness to suffer for our sins. Jun 2 TLH 150 John 18:12-24 We see the contrast between Jesus’ words and Peter’s—Peter’s that He didn’t know… Read More »“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS June 2020 Read More

Stand in Awe of Our Triune God

Written by David Reim | June, 2020
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COVER STORY – ASCENSION “Let all the earth fear the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.” (Psalm 33:8) When we contemplate the greatness and glory of God, how can we do anything but stand in awe of Him? We stand in awe of His power when we see… Read More »Stand in Awe of Our Triune God Read More

God-Given Rights and Responsibilities During the Pandemic

Written by Bruce Naumann | June, 2020
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FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS ­­— COVID-19 PANDEMIC The following was written by Pastor Bruce Naumann as a response to a request posted on an online forum frequented by CLC members. Dear Christian Friends, I’ve been asked to provide some brief comments concerning our government’s instructions, during this time of preventing the spread of… Read More »God-Given Rights and Responsibilities During the Pandemic Read More

TLH 245, LSB 571 “God Loved the World So That He Gave”

Written by John Klatt | June, 2020
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Jesus ended His Sermon on the Mount with an illustration involving two men who built houses; one built on rock, the other on sand. The house built on rock withstood the onslaught of rain, flood, and winds and remained standing, while the one built on sand was destroyed.… Read More »TLH 245, LSB 571 “God Loved the World So That He Gave” Read More

Counterintuitive Healing

Written by David Fuerstenau | June, 2020
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT In my younger days I worked for the US Soil Conservation Service. One of my tasks was to check on the stands of perennial grasses in recently planted fields that were part of the Conservation Reserve Program. Since one tract consisted of about eleven square miles, I used a three-wheeler… Read More »Counterintuitive Healing Read More

Active Listeners

Written by Chad Seybt | June, 2020
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man… Read More »Active Listeners Read More

1960 and Beyond

Written by David Lau | June, 2020
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THE ORIGIN OF THE CLC One aspect of the discussion surrounding the “Joint Statement,” which will again be before us at our next convention, is how much importance to give to the events that took place around the period 1955-1961 that led to the formation of the CLC. In this seven-part series, Professor Emeritus David… Read More »1960 and Beyond Read More

Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church Phoenix, Arizona

Written by Michael Gurath | June, 2020
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of congregations from around the Church of the Lutheran Confession In the Phoenix metropolitan area, known as the “Valley of the Sun,” cities border one another so closely that you can drive through two or three different cities without knowing where one ends and the next begins.… Read More »Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church Phoenix, Arizona Read More

The Serampore Covenant

Written by David Koenig | June, 2020
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. William Carey (1761-1834) was a Baptist missionary in India, and is often called the father of modern missions. A working agreement that he and his co-laborers subscribed to is known as the “Serampore Covenant,” which is… Read More »The Serampore Covenant Read More

The Highest Authority

Written by Joseph Lau | June, 2020
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BEST. JOB. EVER! Are you a young person pondering a career? Have you considered becoming a pastor or a Christian day school teacher? This twelve-part series is meant to coincide with the work of the President’s Committee on Partners in the Public Ministry (CPPM). Its aim is to help you think more deeply about the… Read More »The Highest Authority Read More

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