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Advent 1B

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Advent 1A

001 Advent1 A

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Learning Luther: The Prefaces to the Large Catechism

Editors’ Note: The Virginia Synod is encouraging pastors and laity to read Luther’s writings through the year 2015/16 via these reading guides by Paul R. Hinlicky. The synod has kindly agreed to let us reproduce them here month by month. ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton has asked that we make 2016 the “Year of the […]

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He Qi, The Risen Christ

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A Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:1–4)

It has probably not struck you that in one way it’s odd to be discussing the Lord’s Prayer on Good Shepherd Sunday. Although once we better understand this prayer, and are then also brought thereby into that intimate relationship which Jesus shared with his Father, it may be argued that the Lord’s Prayer is a […]

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In Love Christ Shed His Tears

Listen to an mp4 of the newest hymn in Lutheran Forum, Richard Bicknase’s “In Love Christ Shed His Tears.”  

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Learning Luther: The First Table of the Commandments

Editors’ Note: The Virginia Synod is encouraging pastors and laity to read Luther’s writings through the year 2015/16 via these reading guides by Paul R. Hinlicky. The synod has kindly agreed to let us reproduce them here month by month. You might notice, straight off, that Luther dispensed with the Prologue to the Decalogue, “I […]

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Missouri’s Clergy Crisis

Paul Sauer’s editorial from the Fall 2009 issue of Lutheran Forum, in PDF format. LF2009-3_10-11_Sauer_Missouris-Clergy-Crisis

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Review of “Sister Elisabeth Fedde” by Gracia Grindal

Gracia Grindal, Sister Elisabeth Fedde: “To Do the Lord’s Will”: Elisabeth Fedde and the Deaconess Movement among the Norwegians in America (Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press, 2014), 382 pp. Until this book appeared, the sources of information on the pioneering deaconess Elisabeth Fedde (1850–1921) were few and far between. Part of her diary from part of […]

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Summer 2009

Summer 2009 Cover Summer 2009 Table of Contents Speak the Truth in Love–Sarah Hinlicky Wilson Best of Times, Worst of Times for LCMS Seminaries–Paul Robert Sauer Going Postal in Judges 19–Elizabeth A. Goodine The Suffering Servants of I Peter–Dennis J. Lauritsen Democracy and Doctrine–Kathryn F. Wood Singing Our Theology–Howard Olson Kingo Times Three–Sally Messner Why […]

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