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A Faithful Story?

I was disappointed to read that Dr. Albrecht felt The Nativity Story (December) was “faithful to the biblical account.” How could he fail to note the inaccuracies regarding the Magi and the glaring omission regarding the announcement to the shepherds? Concerning the juxtaposition of the shepherds and the Magi, I hope the filmmakers weren’t suggesting […]

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A Valid Communion?

The Q&A reply to “Is self-communion appropriate?” (December) rightly emphasizes the corporate character of Holy Communion. On that basis, Article 24 of the Augsburg Confession rejected “private masses” at which only the celebrant is present. However, readers could conclude from the reply that if the friend of W.M. and his wife celebrate Holy Communion in […]

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A Welcome Return

Thank you for reinstating the Bible study “Searching Scripture” in The Lutheran Witness. I have missed that feature. Also, the articles the past few months have been excellent. Thank you not only for keeping us informed Christians, but also for pushing us out of our comfort zone to be “doers” and not “hearers” only to […]

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Faithful Tithers

by Randy Schroeder We always have been faithful tithers in our worship life at church. During the past year, however, we’ve had so many unexpected bills, we have had to cut back on how much we can give to the church. I feel very guilty about this. What does the Bible say about our offerings? […]

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Shedding Some Light

Kids,James, age 4, was listening to his dad read a Bible story: “The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his wife looked back and was turned to salt.” With a serious look of concern, little James asked his dad, “But what happened to the flea?”Anonymous […]

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Does an Ill-Informed Vote Equal Sin?

In Missouri this past November, and possibly in some other states across America, citizens voted on whether embryonic stem-cell research could be performed by scientists.  My question is this:  What if prior to learning through more reliable sources like Lutherans For Life, one believed that this type of stem-cell research was not wrong and therefore […]

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