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Year/Month: 2023/01

Seen In Passing / Announcements

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | January, 2023
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Items of interest from various sources of religious news and opinion, in print and on the web. Bugs are People, Too. Climate change adherents have long been critical of the beef industry, claiming that it contributes to global warming. One suggested solution has been the industrial farming of insects to provide a high-protein food to… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The College AA Program

Written by Paul Naumann | January, 2023
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. It’s no secret that one of the main purposes of Immanuel Lutheran College is to train young Christians for the public pastoral and teaching ministries. By far the majority of our… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Bread of Life Readings, January 2023

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | January, 2023
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments 2022-01-02 TLH 409 Psalm 1 Success is not about having worldly fame and fortune. It’s about staying in the Word of God, by which we receive God’s promises of forgiveness and salvation, along with… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Levi Schaller

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | January, 2023
Post Categories: In The Pipeline,
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Want to meet the person who may be your next pastor or Christian day school teacher? This series profiles the men and women who are in their final year of preparation for the public teaching or preaching ministry at our Immanuel Lutheran College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Levi Schaller Age: 22 Program: Education… Read More »Month Archive Read More

In Nepal, the Monsoon Ends and Outreach Begins

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | January, 2023
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In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. The HCLCN is working to equip leaders from the rural and remote areas of the country. The Himalayan Bible Institute is producing workers for the harvest field. The work of the kingdom was slowed down last year due to… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church – Iron River, Michigan

Written by Norman Greve | January, 2023
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Updates from congregations around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Saint Peter’s has not celebrated its anniversaries because we don’t know exactly when we started. The earliest services were held in the late 1880’s and were conducted in homes. We shared buildings and pastors for a time. Our own church building was erected in 1907… Read More »Month Archive Read More


Written by Wayne Eichstadt | January, 2023
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This series offers an overview of the chief teachings of the Christian church. “We know that all things work together for good . ” (Romans 8:28) Many Christians have applied these words in many situations and to many hearts, including their own, because this passage is incredibly reassuring. Paul continues, “. . . to those… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Let the Gospel Predominate!

Written by Timothy Daub | January, 2023
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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. This article concludes our series on Dr. C.F.W. Walther’s seminal work, The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel. “Thesis XXV– In the twenty-first place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when… Read More »Month Archive Read More

“By Faith”

Written by Mark Weis | January, 2023
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“But the righteous will live by his faith.” (Habakkuk 2:4 NASB) Amid the turmoil and complexities of his world, nation, life, and calling, Habakkuk brought his questions to God. God answered them, and God’s answer was “by faith.” God says the same to us today. “Trust Me. Have faith in Me. You know Who I… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Act like a Baby

Written by Robert Sauers | January, 2023
Post Categories: Studies in the New Testament,
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“Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.” (1 Peter 2:1-3) One of the illustrations the Bible uses to speak about our conversion is that… Read More »Month Archive Read More

The Salutation

Written by David Schaller | January, 2023
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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 Lutheran worship service. My father was a pastor, so for many years I was there when he led the congregation in worship on Sunday mornings. As a young… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Power and Compassion at Cana

Written by Samuel Rodebaugh | January, 2023
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When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom and said to him, ‘Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the… Read More »Month Archive Read More

Calling of the First Disciples – Making Fishers of Men

Written by Michael Roehl | January, 2023
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To read with detachment the accounts of the calling of Jesus’ apostles is a mistake. Christians today rob themselves when they read those Bible accounts as idle spectators rather than intimate participants. How sobering for Jesus’ apostles to recognize that they had been chosen by God Himself, long before they were ever born, to be… Read More »Month Archive Read More

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