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Year/Month: 2022/09


Written by Timothy Daub | September, 2022
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Installation. In accord with our usage and order, Kendra Rodebaugh, who was called by Gethsemane Lutheran Church of Spokane Valley, Washington, to be its lower grades teacher, was installed on July 17, 2022. Preaching for the service was Pastor David Naumann. —Pastor Wayne Eichstadt Installation. In accord with our usage and order, Claire Abbas (center),… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Redeeming the (Summer) Time

Written by Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck | September, 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. What happens at ILC during summer? People might assume that faculty and staff spend the whole summer relaxing and rejuvenating, “nestled in the quiet beauty of the tall green pines.”… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Bread of Life Readings, September 2022

Written by Michael Wilke | September, 2022
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DATE HYMNS READINGS COMMENTS Sep 01 TLH 434 Genesis 28 Heaven is opened wide to sinners through faith in Christ Jesus our Savior. Knowing Christ by faith, also means we have the Lord’s promise that He will be with us and will bless us throughout our earthly pilgrimage, even during our loneliest of times. Sep… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Saint Paul Lutheran Church – Bismarck, North Dakota

Written by Michael Roehl | September, 2022
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The short answer to “What’s new?” is “God’s steadfast love and mercy, which are new every morning.” So wrote the Prophet in Lamentations 3:21-23: “ This I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the L ord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every… Read More »Month Archive Read More

2022 CLC Convention Report

Written by David Reim | September, 2022
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“The Light of the World!” That was the theme of the 35th Convention of the CLC. As we seek to carry on the work of God in this world of sin and darkness, it is tremendously reassuring to know that Jesus is the one true light. The brightness of His grace dispels the darkness of… Read More »Month Archive Read More

A Royal Conference Venue in Kenya

Written by Michael Gurath | September, 2022
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“Soy Safari Resort” read the dilapidated sign that I had passed countless times on the road from my home in Matunda to the big city of Eldoret in western Kenya. It didn’t look like much of a resort. There was nothing about that sign or what I could see from the main road that would… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Messiah: Old Testament Prophecy and New Testament Fulfillment

Written by Steven Sippert | September, 2022
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This series offers an overview of the chief teachings of the Christian church. Sometimes a curious unbeliever will ask a Christian acquaintance, “What’s the Bible all about?” One can imagine different answers that could be given. When I ask a similar question in religion class, I typically get the short answer, “Jesus.” The long answer… Read More »Month Archive Read More

We Receive the Benefits of the Sacraments by Faith Alone

Written by Joe Lau | September, 2022
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Thesis XXI – In the seventeenth place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when men are taught that the Sacraments produce salutary effects ex opere operato, that is, by the mere outward performance of a sacramental act.” The topics addressed in Walther’s Thesis XXI occupied two evening lectures, the first of which came… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Wrestling with God

Written by Mark Weis | September, 2022
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“Then Jacob was left alone; and a Man wrestled with him until the breaking of day.” (Genesis 32:24) Late that night, Jacob stood alone by the Jabbok River; troubled, frightened, sleepless. Somewhere in the darkness Esau approached with four hundred armed men. Esau from whom Jacob had stolen the birthright. Esau who had sworn to… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Sufferings and Glories Revealed

Written by Robert Sauers | September, 2022
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“Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow. To them it was… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Introit

Written by John Klatt | September, 2022
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In the Old Testament we read of how Esther needed to approach the king to inform him of a genocidal plot against her people. As queen living in the palace, she could go to the king, but it was extremely dangerous for her to do so without having been summoned. She could have been put… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Imitate Perfection

Written by David W. Bernthal | September, 2022
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We’ve all probably seen a movie with this familiar plot: a reluctant hero runs across a bumbling yet likable character and inadvertently saves the individual’s life. The saved fellow then spends the rest of the movie entertaining us with misguided attempts to pay back his life-debt. The long-suffering hero tolerates and then comes to appreciate… Read More »Month Archive Read More

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