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Year/Month: 2022/07

Seen In Passing

Written by James Albrecht | July, 2022
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Items of interest from various sources of religious news and opinion, in print and on the web. Bleak View of the Ministry in America. Recent research by the Barna group and Pastor Glenn Packiam indicates that only one in five Americans thinks of a pastor as very influential in the community. About the same number… Read More »Seen In Passing Read More

Graduation at Immanuel

Written by Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck | July, 2022
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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. On May 21, 2022, Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary hosted an event that has not taken place in three years: a full-scale, indoor commencement service. Due to COVID-19… Read More »Graduation at Immanuel Read More

Bread of Life Readings, JULY 2022

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | July, 2022
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments July 1 TLH 297 Romans 1:1-17 “For in it [the Gospel] the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘The just shall live by faith.'” (1:17) July 2… Read More »Bread of Life Readings, JULY 2022 Read More

Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Lakewood, Colorado

Written by Thomas Schuetze | July, 2022
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In the list of appearances of the risen Christ which Saint Paul recounts in his First Letter to the Corinthians (chapter 15), the last one he mentions is Jesus’ appearance to none other than Paul himself. The story (recorded in Acts 9) is remarkable. As Paul (Saul, as he was known at the time) traveled… Read More »Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Lakewood, Colorado Read More

Update from the HCLC Nepal

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | July, 2022
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In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. [Ed.: The following is a report about current activities in the HCLCN. It is written, in his own words, by the indigenous pastor who is our main contact in Nepal. Names of people and places are being withheld because… Read More »Update from the HCLC Nepal Read More

The Fall of Man

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | July, 2022
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This series offers an overview of the chief teachings of the Christian church. We stood watching, waiting, anticipating. Then we heard “Pop! Pop! Pop! ” accompanied by puffs of smoke coming from the eighth floors of two twelve-story buildings. Six seconds later, nothing was left except two heaps of rubble, just as the demolition experts… Read More »The Fall of Man Read More

Tell It Like It Is

Written by Timothy Daub | July, 2022
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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 1986 editions of the… Read More »Tell It Like It Is Read More

Do Not Fear

Written by Mark Weis | July, 2022
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“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Behold, all those who were incensed against you Shall be ashamed and disgraced; They shall be as nothing, And those who strive… Read More »Do Not Fear Read More

Eulogized Be Our God

Written by David Schierenbeck | July, 2022
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“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by… Read More »Eulogized Be Our God Read More

The Confession of Sins

Written by Craig Owings | July, 2022
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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. When I first started attending my bride’s Lutheran church fifty-four years ago, I told her that I very… Read More »The Confession of Sins Read More

Approaching the Unapproachable

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer | July, 2022
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DEVOTION – THE MAJESTY OF GOD When Abraham Lincoln became president, he had an open-door policy to the public. For a couple of hours each week, Americans could air their grievances to the President, or ask for a job. As the Civil War waged on, President Lincoln asked the applicants to keep it short, “as… Read More »Approaching the Unapproachable Read More

Our Freedom Depends on Originalism

Written by Bruce Naumann | July, 2022
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Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him. Do not add to His words, Lest He rebuke you, and you be found a liar. (Prov. 30:5-6) It is no secret that in recent years our nation has become more and more politically polarized. Some claim… Read More »Our Freedom Depends on Originalism Read More

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