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Pay Attention

However, the Church doesn’t only exist for an hour on Sundays. We ought to think of the Church as Luther did—in connection with Baptism as an ongoing reality, wherein God gives us the forgiveness of sins for Jesus’ sake.

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complement congregational life, foster personal growth in faith, and help interpret the
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Life under Fire

Only when human individuality is universally—and lawfully—recognized as beginning upon conception will the debate end and unborn life can receive the universal significance it deserves.

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Rejoicing in Persecution

We should be ready for the trials that must come. And we should also, and maybe most importantly, rejoice that God has revealed to us a better country and home in Christ.

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Earth to Earth

We commend the body to rest and bury it in the ground like Jesus. This is a baptismal moment, this dusty anointing.

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complement congregational life, foster personal growth in faith, and help interpret the
contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.

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God’s Rich Mercy: Everybody Knows That?

by Rev. Thomas Egger In his letter to the Ephesians, St. Paul proclaims that our God is “rich in mercy” (Eph. 2:4). Throughout Holy Scripture, no other description is so central to the character of God. When the children of Israel rebelled against Him in the wilderness, building and worshipping a golden calf, they were […]

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contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.

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The Shoes of Vocation

Vocation isn’t about how we feel. It is about who we are as we live out our lives as Christians and serve our neighbors with the same forgiveness and love that were first poured out on us in the waters of Holy Baptism.

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The Lutheran Witness — Providing Missouri Synod laypeople with stories and information that
complement congregational life, foster personal growth in faith, and help interpret the
contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.

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