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Year/Month: 2022/11


Written by Lutheran Spokesman | November, 2022
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Rededication Anniversary This year Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mankato, Minnesota will be honoring and praising God for the fiftieth anniversary of the rededication of our sanctuary. After the church was struck by lightning and burned to the ground on July 4, 1971, it took over a year for the structure to be restored. Worship resumed… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Meet the RAs

Written by Paul Agenten | November, 2022
Post Categories: ILHC Eau Claire,
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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. Coming to Immanuel last year as the newly hired dorm parents was a wonderful, yet daunting experience. Though my wife and I had had several years’ experience supervising a dorm… Read More »Month Archive Read More

“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS november 2022

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | November, 2022
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments   2022-11-01 TLH 537 Exodus 1 Fearful of the increasing numbers of the Israelites, Pharaoh orders the killing of all newborn baby boys. The Lord protects these little ones through the brave actions of… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Saint Paul Lutheran Church—Vernon, British Columbia

Written by David Reim | November, 2022
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Updates from congregations around the Church of the Lutheran Confession The Apostle Paul was known as the “Apostle to the Gentiles” (Romans 11:13). What a fitting namesake for our congregation in Vernon, British Columbia! Christianity is not as widely accepted along the West Coast as it is in the Midwestern states and provinces. Therefore, like… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Student Profile: Yawo Galé

Written by Peter Evensen | November, 2022
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Meet Yawo Galé. He is one of the eight new seminary students here in Togo, West Africa, who started the three-year program at the end of March 2022. He is thirty-nine years old and married to Assiki Afi. They have two boys, Atsu and Etsè, twins who are ten years old, and a daughter, Amenuveve… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Vicarious Atonement

Written by Peter Reim | November, 2022
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"The Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all." (Isaiah 53:6) When I was young, I saw a choir program that featured a woodcut by Reformation-era artist Albrecht Dürer. The stark black-and-white panel featured only Jesus’ head, bearing the crown of thorns. His face was deeply lined, His mane of hair tortured. Drops… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Right Tool For The Job

Written by James Albrecht | November, 2022
Post Categories: Walther Law Gospel,
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“ Thesis XXIII–In the nineteenth place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when an attempt is made by means of the demands or the threats or the promise of the Law to induce the unregenerate to put away their sins and engage in good works and thus become godly; on the other hand,… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Everlasting Meaning Is Found Only in Jesus

Written by Delwyn Maas | November, 2022
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“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.” (Ecclesiastes 1:2) In the first two chapters of Ecclesiastes, Solomon relates how he examined the best that life had to offer, especially if one has unlimited resources. His conclusion? Nothing “under the sun” brings lasting contentment and a meaningful life. Worldly accomplishments, wealth, fame, and pleasures leave everyone empty… Read More »Month Archive Read More

God’s Amazing Redemption Center

Written by David Schierenbeck | November, 2022
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“And if you call on the Father, who without partiality judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves throughout the time of your stay here in fear; knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, but with the precious blood… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Kyrie

Written by David Schaller | November, 2022
Post Categories: Our Liturgical Legacy,
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In many of our churches, the customary order of worship includes a section known as the Kyrie (pronounced KEER- ee-eh ). In The Lutheran Hymnal, it can be found on page 7 (also pages 17, 39, 44). The Kyrie as used in the liturgy has a rather interesting history. It comes from a Greek clause… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Last Chapter

Written by Samuel Rodebaugh | November, 2022
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Armageddon. I Am Legend. The Day After Tomorrow. Wall-E. The apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic genre of film has performed very well for Hollywood over the past several decades, and it’s no wonder! Imaginations run rampant when considering what the end of the world might look like. If only the end of the world fiction was restricted to Hollywood!… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Hit the Jackpot This Thanksgiving!

Written by Bruce Naumann | November, 2022
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That in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. (Ephesians 2:7) If you were suddenly incredibly rich, what would you do with your new-found wealth? You’ve thought about it, haven’t you? Even if you recognize the intrinsic selfishness of gambling, you’ve… Read More »Month Archive Read More

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