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Church Write-Up: And the Evening and the Morning Were the Seventh Day

In his Easter Sunday sermon, the pastor shared a conclusion that he drew during his personal morning devotional time. In Genesis 2:1-3, God rests on the seventh day after creating the heavens and the earth. The seventh day is the … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Good Friday 2019

Here are items from today’s Good Friday service. A. We sang the song, “Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted.” One of the stanzas said: You who think of sin but lightly nor suppose the evil great Here may view its nature rightly, … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Maundy Thursday 2019

Here are items from today’s Maundy Thursday service. A. The pastor said that Luke foreshadows Christ’s death and resurrection, as if those were the reasons that Christ came. Luke 2:7 states that Jesus, as an infant, was wrapped in swaddling … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Hosea 13:14

The LCMS Bible study this morning looked at Hosea 13:11-14. I will post Hosea 13:9-16 for reference, then I will mention items from the study. After that, I will say what I got out of the church service. 9 O … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Warped Karma and Christ’s Sacrifice

At the LCMS church’s Lenten service, the main text was Micah 6:8. There, God exhorts the Israelites to “to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God” (KJV). Some items: A. The pastor said that … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Hosea 5:12-6:6; the Trial Concludes

For my Church Write-Up today, I will start with items from the Sunday School class, which is about the Book of Hosea. Then I will talk about the LCMS worship service. A. Hosea 5:12 states: “Therefore I am like maggots … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Broken Promises

The pastor’s sermon at this week’s Lenten service was about broken promises. He opened by talking about American poetry. He said that he enjoys the intense poems of Walt Whitman but also the calm poems of Robert Frost. Robert Frost … Continue reading

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