Monthly Archives: October 2014

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Christian Church: Sunday, November 9

“Through Him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” (Romans 5:2) In the October 2014 The Voice of the Martyrs magazine, the following … Continue reading

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“Rigorously Examine the Notion that Death is Noble but Dying is Not”

Catherine Frazee, speaking on behalf of the Canadian disabilities community, discusses the matter of dignity in a recent presentation she made to the Members of the Canadian Parliament as Canadians debate the issue of assisted suicide and euthanasia. She makes … Continue reading

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Christmas Outreach Ideas

The Christmas season provides Christians with an excellent opportunity to tell other people why we celebrate the birth of Jesus.  Are you looking for ways that your congregation can share the Good News during the Christmas season?  Outside the Box Ministry … Continue reading

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On Your Knees … in Prayer: the Christian’s Posture

Dr. Peter Maier, the Executive Director of the Center for United States Missions, observes that a Christian’s posture is one of prayer!  He writes in Mission Moments (October 15, 2015), My friend Tom is a church planter. He is one … Continue reading

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Jesus Does the Basest and the Filthiest Work as our Saviour

Martin Luther writes, “The love of the Son of God is so great toward us that … [Jesus] says to me, ‘You are no longer a sinner, but I am. I step into your place – you have not sinner, … Continue reading

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The Church’s One Foundation

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Call for Support for Iraq Humanitarian Crisis

Canadian Lutheran World Relief continues to support the needs of Iraqi Christians living in refugee camps. The Canadian Lutheran World News Brief (October 2014) reports: Maryam is an Iraqi Christian sheltering at a church in Jordan, where she’s receiving support from Lutheran World Federation. She … Continue reading

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Jesus: the Foremost of Sinners

Martin Luther writes, “This [the Gospel] is the most joyous of all doctrine and the one that contains the most comfort. It teaches that we have the indescribable and inestimable mercy and love of God. When the merciful Father saw … Continue reading

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Please Pray for the People of North Korea

Simply pray that more and more North Koreans would come to know God as the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Pray they would come to know and believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour.  To that end, pray … Continue reading

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Something in the Water — Carrie Underwood

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