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Grateful for Jesus!

by CLCstaff

I’m grateful for Jesus. He is the Beloved Son of God who gave his life for my forgiveness and rose again to assure me that I too am God’s beloved child. In the gospel of John we read, “But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children […]

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Luther’s Small Catechism in Prayer Form

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

Besides the Bible our Small Catechism serves a good purpose for teaching us the basics of our faith, and encouraging us to persevere. The version I used during my confirmation class was copyrighted in 1960 and in 1963 it was written in a prayer form. For example look at the First Commandment. “You shall have […]

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Praying the Psalms

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

This past year I have grown in appreciation for the Psalms. There were days when I could not find the words to pray, and I turned to a Psalm and let those words be my prayer. There are different kinds of Psalms to serve as prayers for pretty much any kind of experience you face. […]

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