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  • Longing for Community? Find It Here

    Longing for Community? Find It Here

    This post is excerpted from Connected to Christ: Overcoming Isolation through Community by Brian Davies. Read below to see how you can find community in Christ’s Church.

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  • Genesis and God’s Salvation Plan

    Genesis and God’s Salvation Plan

    This is an adapted excerpt from the Lutheran Bible Companion. Over the next year, we will be using the Lutheran Bible Companion to travel through the Old Testament...

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  • Walther’s Sermon for The Epiphany of Our Lord: Matthew 2:1–12

    Walther’s Sermon for The Epiphany of Our Lord: Matthew 2:1–12

    This post is adapted from Gospel Sermons: Volume 1 by C. F. W. Walther.

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  • To Us a Child Is Born: Luther’s Interpretations on Isaiah 9:6–7

    To Us a Child Is Born: Luther’s Interpretations on Isaiah 9:6–7

    Christmas is a time of celebration that the Savior of the Nations is born! His name is revered throughout the earth as we rejoice in God’s promises fulfilled. Isaiah 9:6–8...

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  • The Humanity of Christ: Theological Commonplaces

    The Humanity of Christ: Theological Commonplaces

    This post is an excerpt from Theological Commonplaces: On Christ by Johann Gerhard.

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  • Forgiveness | Lutheran Life Winter 2021

    Forgiveness | Lutheran Life Winter 2021

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  • Luther’s Introduction to Micah

    Luther’s Introduction to Micah

    This post is adapted from Luther's Works, vol. 18 (Lectures on the Minor Prophets I). When the destruction of the Jewish people was imminent, when the new age and kingdom—namely,...

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  • Luther’s Catechism Series: Marriage

    Luther’s Catechism Series: Marriage

    This post is adapted from Commentary on Luther's Catechism: Confession and Christian Life by Ablrecht Peters. 

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  • The Integrity and Authenticity of the Book of Micah

    The Integrity and Authenticity of the Book of Micah

    This is an adapted excerpt from the Concordia Commentary on Micah by Jason R Soenkensen. Up until the late nineteenth century, the book of Micah was regarded as the work of the prophet...

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  • Through the Ages | A Guide to Nurturing Lifelong Faith

    Through the Ages | A Guide to Nurturing Lifelong Faith

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  • Understanding and Applying Proverbs

    Understanding and Applying Proverbs

    This post is an adapted excerpt from Concordia Commentary: Proverbs by Andrew E. Steinmann.  Those who read Proverbs today, like all modern readers of Scripture, are separated by a...

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  • Luther’s Catechism Series: List of Household Responsibilities

    Luther’s Catechism Series: List of Household Responsibilities

    This blog post is an excerpt from Commentary on Luther’s Catechisms: Confession and Christian Life by Albrecht Peters.

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  • The Reformation’s First Lutheran Hymns

    The Reformation’s First Lutheran Hymns

    This excerpt is from “The Reformation and Lutheran Confessionalism to 1620” by Christopher Boyd Brown. Read the entire essay and learn more about the Reformation and its impact on...

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  • Engaging Authentically with One Another in Christian Community

    Engaging Authentically with One Another in Christian Community

    This post is an excerpt adapted from Holding Up the Prophet's Hands: Supporting Church Workers by Bruce M. Hartung.  What would happen if a congregation encouraged its members to...

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  • 5 Political-Season Reminders from the Book of Daniel

    5 Political-Season Reminders from the Book of Daniel

    There’s no question that this has been one of the most contentious political seasons in memory. Since the primaries ended, the low favorability of both candidates has been a...

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  • Gerhard on the Effects and Consequences of the Final Resurrection

    Gerhard on the Effects and Consequences of the Final Resurrection

    This post is adapted from On the Resurrection of the Dead and On the Last Judgment by Johann Gerhard.

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  • An Interview with Rev. Dr. David Coe on Provoking Proverbs

    An Interview with Rev. Dr. David Coe on Provoking Proverbs

    Have you ever looked at the Book of Proverbs through the lens of the Ten Commandments? A new Bible study, Provoking Proverbs, guides you through these  beautiful, insightful works of...

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  • Challenging More: You Don't Know Everything (and That's Okay)

    Challenging More: You Don't Know Everything (and That's Okay)

    The idea that each individual person has to know everything can set some on edge. How are you meant to know everything in the short lifespan that you have? In his new book, Meant for...

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  • Unit 5 | Lesson 14 | Solomon Builds the Temple

    Unit 5 | Lesson 14 | Solomon Builds the Temple

    In this Sunday school lesson on 1 Kings 6 and 11, students learn that God is worthy of worship.

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  • Unit 5 | Lesson 13 | Solomon Prays for Wisdom

    Unit 5 | Lesson 13 | Solomon Prays for Wisdom

    In this Sunday school lesson on 1 Kings 3, students learn that wisdom is a gift from God

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