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A Music All Our Own

We’ve borrowed generously from any and every church whose hymn writers have set orthodox texts of poetic merit to genuinely churchly tunes. But there is a music all our own, a set of hymns that grew out of the heart of Lutheranism itself.

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

Marriage In God’s Hands

Marriage should be in the hands of God. In fact, it is. Marriage is God’s.

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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.

Is There Hope for America?

It is ultimately the Lord, Scripture teaches, Who causes kingdoms to rise and fall; the Potter shapes the clay. And irrespective of their form of government, He blesses when He sees fit, allows bad things to happen and wicked men to prosper, in order to drive people to repentance and faith.

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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.

As Simple as Letting God Speak

by Rev. Michael Schuermann “Pastor, isn’t it enough that you just speak what God’s Word speaks and leave it at that?” A faithful and wise member of my congregation spoke these words to me. We had been talking about her anxiety with the increasingly unashamed depravity of our culture. I had expressed my difficulty in […]

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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.

A Great Privilege

We face challenges, to be sure, but we are blessed with much!

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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.

Bridging the Gap

In a time and a society that places little value on the elderly, Christians do well to honor their mothers and fathers in the faith.

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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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