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Year/Month: 2021/11

Catharism

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | November, 2021
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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. Catharism was the inner core in a… Read More »Catharism Read More

Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers

Written by David Schaller | November, 2021
Post Categories: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing,
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A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing – TLH Hymn 72, WS 703, LSB 515 “It’s late.” As children, we didn’t like to hear those words. It meant that it was time for bed and whatever we still wanted to do would have to wait until the next day. As adults, we don’t always like… Read More »Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers Read More

Seen in Passing

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | November, 2021
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Items of interest from various sources of religious news and opinion, in print and on the web. Christian Schools Shine During COVID. “In a recent survey of public school and Christian school parents, the Herzog Foundation found that parents of children who attended a Christian school were vastly more satisfied with their school experience. Christian… Read More »Seen in Passing Read More

Seeking Wealth, Gaining Misery

Written by David Schierenbeck | November, 2021
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you! Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver are corroded and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have heaped up… Read More »Seeking Wealth, Gaining Misery Read More

Our Journey through the Wilderness

Written by Delwyn Maas | November, 2021
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GEMS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT “Remember the whole journey on which the Lord your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, in order to humble you and to test you, in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commandments. So he humbled you and allowed you to be… Read More »Our Journey through the Wilderness Read More

Redemption Lutheran Church—Lynnwood, Washington

Written by Mark Tiefel | November, 2021
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WHAT’S NEW WITH YOU? Updates from congregations around the Church of the Lutheran Confession. The challenges and opportunities that each congregation faces are often impacted by their specific circumstances. Congregations are in different settings and face unique factors that affect their ministry. However, there are also circumstances and events that are more global, which affect… Read More »Redemption Lutheran Church—Lynnwood, Washington Read More

Jesus Is Directing Things for His Second Coming

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer | November, 2021
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DEVOTION – SECOND COMING Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen. “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who… Read More »Jesus Is Directing Things for His Second Coming Read More

Where Does Contrition Come From?

Written by Paul Naumann | November, 2021
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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 »Where Does Contrition Come From? Read More

Turning Goats into Sheep

Written by Peter Evensen | November, 2021
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. In my last Spokesman article (“Goats for God,” March 2021) I talked about how we have helped the Mission Évangélique Luthérienne de Confession du Togo (MELC) purchase land north of Lomé on which to raise… Read More »Turning Goats into Sheep Read More

The Problem of “Saints”

Written by Michael Roehl | November, 2021
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COVER STORY – ALL SAINTS The celebration of All Saints Sunday has been largely abandoned by many Christian denominations. Because of a problem. A poll would quantify or establish the problem. Ask one hundred people to define the word “saint” and most would probably get it wrong. If asked to name a saint, most would… Read More »The Problem of “Saints” Read More

The Limited Public Ministry Program

Written by Steven Sippert | November, 2021
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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. To the male readers of the Lutheran Spokesman, especially those who are past the traditional age of college, we pose this question: Have you had a desire to… Read More »The Limited Public Ministry Program Read More

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