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Year/Month: 2021/02


Written by Lutheran Spokesman | February, 2021
Post Categories: The Bread of Life,
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Feb 1 TLH 494 Micah 4:1-5 These prophecies have come to pass, for Jesus has come and His Word has gone out to all lands, the Word of peace and forgiveness. Feb 2 TLH… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Ashes of Repentance

Written by David Reim | February, 2021
Post Categories: Ash Wednesday,Lead Story,
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COVER STORY – ASH WEDNESDAY The custom of observing a time of fasting, prayer, and repentance leading up to the celebration of Christ’s resurrection began very early in the Christian church, but practices and customs varied among congregations in different areas. The First Council of Nicea (A.D. 325) unified the Christian church in observing Lent… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Where You Go, I Go

Written by Ross Kok | February, 2021
Post Categories: Lent,
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DEVOTION—LENT At the beginning of the book of Ruth, we’re introduced to three widows: Ruth, Orpah, and their mother-in-law, Naomi. Naomi bids her daughters-in-law to go and find new husbands. Orpah does, “But Ruth said: ‘Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will… Read More »Month Archive Read More

“What Wondrous Love Is This” WS 723, LSB 543

Written by David Schaller | February, 2021
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Folk music is noteworthy for its repetitive, straightforward lyrics and its easily remembered tunes. What Wondrous Love Is This has these characteristics and is rightly called an American folk hymn. As is usually the case with songs passed down through oral tradition, the original author or authors are… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Lord is My Shepherd

Written by Mark Weis | February, 2021
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT (Read Psalm 23) Before David was the king of Israel, he was a shepherd who tended the flocks of his father Jesse, and as such, he clearly understood the importance of leading sheep to green pastures and quiet waters, keeping them on the right paths, protecting them from enemies, and… Read More »Month Archive Read More

A Fiery Member in our Bodies

Written by Mark Gullerud | February, 2021
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testament,
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “See how great a forest a little fire kindles! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell. For… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Two Principles for Correct Preaching

Written by Frank Gantt | February, 2021
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 »Month Archive Read More


Written by Wayne Eichstadt | February, 2021
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. Several weeks ago, we journeyed… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Peace Lutheran Church Mission, South Dakota

Written by Paul D. Nolting | February, 2021
Post Categories: What's New With You?,
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What’s New With YOU? Updates from congregations around the church of the Lutheran Confession Peace on the Prairie “Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 Just two miles south of Mission, South Dakota, and one hundred yards east… Read More »Month Archive Read More

In Memory of Mary B.

Written by Todd Ohlmann | February, 2021
Post Categories: Notes from the field,
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. [Editor’s note: this article concerns the wife of the Indian pastor who was one of our fellowship’s first contacts in southeastern India. Full names of people and places have been withheld because of the growing risk… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Death of a Faithful Servant in Myanmar, New Construction in Nepal

Written by Todd Ohlmann | February, 2021
Post Categories: Mission Newsletter,
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. On Monday, December 28th, the Lord in His grace and mercy delivered His servant Pastor Charles Edwards from his earthly pilgrimage to his home in heaven. Pastor Edwards unexpectedly suffered a massive stroke and passed away… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Benjamin Hansen

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | February, 2021
Post Categories: In The Pipeline,
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Age: 24 Program: Education Year in School: Senior Where were you born? Markesan, Wisconsin Where did you grow up? I grew up in Markesan, and attended Faith Lutheran School. Married? Unmarried? Tell us about your family. I’m not married. I have one brother, Josh. My parents, Martin and Shawn, live in North Dakota, as do… Read More »Month Archive Read More

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