Author: Rev. Paul E. Bloedel

Convention Digest

The 65th Annual Convention, held at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Seattle, Washington, officially began at 9:30 a.m. with a Divine Worship Service of Convocation in which the local pastor, the Rev. Edward J. Worley, served as the liturgist and the

Sermon Delivered at the Convention Sunday Service

Sermon Delivered at the Convention Sunday Service by the Rev. Paul E. Bloedel — Lebanon, Oregon Romans 12:1-2 The Gospel of God’s grace in Christ Jesus is the most comforting message that a penitent sinner can hear—that on the basis

Christ as the Savior — Revealed Information

“The secret things belong unto the Lord our God; but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this Law.” —Deuteronomy 29:29 Certain things can be learned

The Significance of Christ’s Humility in His First Visible Advent

Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass. —- Matthew 21:5 One of the themes that stands out so clearly during the

Convention Digest

The 64th Annual Convention, held at Peace Ev. Lutheran Church, Oak Forest, Illinois, officially began at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 26th, with a Divine Worship Service of Convocation in which the local pastor, the Rev. David T. Mensing, served

How the Holy Spirit Gives Us Utterance Today

“We speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth.” — I Corinthians 2:13 One of the great blessings given to man by his Creator is the ability to speak. It is true that,

God’s Universal Will of Grace

The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men. —Titus 2:11 During the season of Epiphany, one of the commonly focused upon church-themes is the manifestation of God’s grace to the world in the Gospel of the

„Lutheranism” — What’s in a Name?

For those who know and appreciate the faithful Scriptural teachings of Dr. Martin Luther, it can be quite disturbing to see the name of Luther associated with church bodies that blatantly teach contrary to what is clearly set forth in

Convention Digest

The 63rd Annual Convention, held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Oregon, officially began at 9:30 a.m. with a Divine Worship Service of Convocation in which the local pastor, the Rev. Paul E. Bloedel, served as the liturgist; and the

A Brief Survey of Anti-Trinitarian Religions

Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. —Exodus 20:3 Though man by nature knows that there is a God (from the existence of the world and the testimony of his conscience), yet he does not know who the true

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