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Month: October 2016

Patience and Tribulation

Luther still has the power to surprise and stun with his insights into human nature.  He has those insights because he was a student of the scriptures.  When we get mad at folks who irritate us, or when we have problems and get...

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Scarecrows in the Garden.

  Luther spent much of  his time trying to find a gracious God.  Once God opened his heart to sinner being made righteous through Christ and His death, his heart was lightened and lifted.  He recalled the section of the Divine...

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Walther on Welfare/

Walther was the first President of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.  He said,  “A Christian congregation cannot simply claim that there are state funds for the poor and homes for them, which they also support . . . Here where...

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Reformation Thinking

Paul says that we are a new creation in Christ.  We are free to look at things from a perspective outside of ourselves that is in a spacious place and not crouching in the narrow places.  I am no longer confined to what you...

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Project 24 and Julie McManus

I have had the wonderful opportunity to spend the past two weeks in Kisumu, Kenya at the Project 24 site, Tumaini.  This is a site that orphan, partial orphan, or high risk girls come to live.  There are 40 girls ranging from...

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