Author: Concordia Lutheran Conference

Love your enemies. – Matthew 5:44 It is against our inherited sinful condition (Psalm 51:5) to love our enemies.  But we Christians no longer are what we “were” (Ephesians 2:1) by our natural conception and birth, that condition described so …

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Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. – Matthew 3:2. When Jesus entered upon His thirtieth year, John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is …

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Even before Luther’s death, false “Lutherans” were perverting the true teachings of the Lutheran church. How might Martin Luther react to the perversions in Lutheranism today? We suspect with the same type of indignation that we see below. Excerpt taken …

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Past Devotions Print Edition   Daily Devotion for the Week of the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany – Friday –   This man receiveth sinners. – Luke 15:2. This is a word of derision from the self-righteous Pharisees.  With us it …

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Past Devotions Print Edition Daily Devotion for the Week of the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany – Wednesday – I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance. – Matthew 9:13. We have so far, since Epiphany Day, …

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Past Devotions Print Edition Daily Devotion for the Week of the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany – Tuesday – I will behold Thy face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness. – Psalm 17:15 When the …

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Past Devotions Print Edition Daily Devotion for the Week of the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany – Monday – He that believeth shall not make haste. – Isaiah 28:16. When Jesus’ activity in Galilee was at an end, He went with …

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Past Devotions Print Edition Daily Devotion for the Week of the Second Sunday after Epiphany – Sunday – Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. – Matthew 14:27. When our Savior had miraculously fed the five thousand, …

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Past Devotions Print Edition Daily Devotion for the Week of the Sunday after Epiphany – Saturday – Give us this day our daily bread. – Matthew 6:11. A year before His death, about the time of the Passover, Jesus crossed …

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Past Devotions Print Edition Daily Devotion for the Week of the Sunday after Epiphany – Thursday – I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. – Luke 7:9; Matthew 8:10   After a …

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