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Year/Month: 2022/03


Written by Lutheran Spokesman | March, 2022
Post Categories: Seen In Passing,
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Items of interest from various sources of religious news and opinion, in print and on the web. Bureaucrats OK Abortion by Mail. On December 16th the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a regulation allowing women to receive the at-home abortion drugs mifepristone and misoprostol by mail, removing the longstanding requirement for an in-person consultation… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Dual-Credit Courses at Immanuel

Written by Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck | March, 2022
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,
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Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at ourImmanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. One of the more significant changes in higher education over the last two decades has been the rise in popularity of dual-credit courses, which high school students take for both high… Read More »Month Archive Read More


Written by Lutheran Spokesman | March, 2022
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 Mar 1 TLH 279 Luke 18:35-43 Today is another day of grace, and at this very moment Jesus is passing by. Even Christians need to be reminded that today is the day to cry… Read More »Month Archive Read More

CLC-Tanzania Seminary Report

Written by Todd Ohlmann | March, 2022
Post Categories: Notes from the field,
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In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. On November 14, 2021, five graduates, three faculty members, one missionary, and about one hundred guests and government dignitaries gathered for the inaugural graduation of five students who successfully completed three years of study at the Wittenberg Lutheran Theological Seminary… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Saint John’s Lutheran ChurchClarkston, Washington

Written by David Naumann | March, 2022
Post Categories: What's New With You?,
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Greetings from Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Clarkston, Washington! The city advertises itself as “The Gateway to Hell’s Canyon,” a popular tourist attraction nearby on the Snake River. There is no better place to be for a thriving congregation with energetic enthusiasm for the Gospel! The city also claims that it has “golf all year… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Lutheran Liturgical Reform, Part 2

Written by John Klatt | March, 2022
Post Categories: Our Liturgical Legacy,
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Ever wonder why we Lutherans use the form of worship we do? In this series we examine the depth and meaning of the various elements of our worship service, beginning with the history of Christian worship itself. In the Old Testament God laid out explicit instructions for worship. Specific sacrifices were to be offered at… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Gospel Is Not a Preaching of Repentance

Written by Joseph Lau | March, 2022
Post Categories: Walther Law Gospel,
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“Thesis XV—In the eleventh place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when the Gospel is turned into a preaching of repentance.” Have you ever been misunderstood in a text that you have sent? One thing that texting has taught me is that words matter. Just because I understand what I am writing doesn’t… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Our “Go-To” Lord and God

Written by David Schierenbeck | March, 2022
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testatment,
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“Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Do You Have a Secret?

Written by David Fuerstenau | March, 2022
Post Categories: Gems from the Old Testament,
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I’ve got a secret. Can you guess my secret? Can you keep a secret? So it’s often said. I even heard of a kids’ club, entry into which required the telling of a secret. The entire world seems to highly value its secrets, whether it be business, government, or personal secrets. It might be a… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Sufficiency of Scripture

Written by Steven Sippert | March, 2022
Post Categories: Pillars of Faith,
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This series offers an overview of the chief teachings of the Christian church. Owner’s manuals, employee handbooks, and college catalogs are examples of documents people use as guidance for their new appliance or how to navigate the requirements they face on the job or at school. It’s only a matter of time, unfortunately, until the… Read More »Month Archive Read More

A Cross for Christ

Written by David W. Bernthal | March, 2022
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“Then Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.’” (Matthew 16:24) Over the centuries, people have recognized that a cross is a symbol of suffering. Many from all walks of life have used the expression “to bear a cross”… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Take Time to PONDER During Lent

Written by Bruce Naumann | March, 2022
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I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Your works; I muse on the work of Your hands. (Psalm 143:5) How would you like to take a unique tour of the Holy Land? There are, of course, many different options for traveling to the land of Jesus’ ministry and seeing the sights, but… Read More »Month Archive Read More