Category: CL2012

Collect for the Eighth Sunday After Trinity (False Prophet Sunday)

Blessed art Thou, O Lord, our God, for Thine unfathomable mercy and grace to us in providing to the congregations of our precious fellowship diligent and faithful pastors or undershepherds of Thy local flocks.   Preserve them in purity of doctrine

Christ, Our Divine Prophet – Excerpt from A. L. Graebner Outlines of Doctrinal Theology

Christ is the promised Prophet to mankind inasmuch as, being Himself the wisdom and the truth and having in Him all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge, He in the days of His visible conversation on earth proclaimed unto man

In Memoriam… Pastor Luckyn B. Kaladokubo

“Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the Word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.” — Hebrews 13:7 Our almighty God, in His all-wise providence and at the time

Sermon for the Service of Convocation Sixty-first Annual Convention

Sermon for the Service of Convocation Sixty-first Annual Convention of the Concordia Lutheran Conference Seattle, Washington by The Rev. David T. Mensing, Conference President Text: Malachi 3:1 In the Name of Jesus Christ, the only Savior and Head of His

Convention Digest

The 61st Annual Convention, held at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Seattle, Washington, officially began on June 22nd 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

Update on Our Seminary Program

Concordia Theological Seminary Seal

“God was in Christ reconciling the world unto Himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them, and hath committed unto us the Word of reconciliation” (II Corinthians 5:19). In these words of the Apostle Paul given by inspiration of God, in

The Sin of Idolatry against the Triune God

“We know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.” —I Corinthians 8:4 On the basis of the clear and unmistakable testimony of Holy Scripture, such as in the verse quoted

“We Now Implore God the Holy Ghost”

The first stanza of this Pentecost hymn dates from the middle of the 13th Century, and its author is unknown.  Its melody originated even earlier, dating from the early 12th Century.  Luther regarded it “einen feinen, schönen Gesang” (“a fine,

“Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman?”

“Who can find a virtuous woman?  For her price is far above rubies.  The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.  She will do him good and not evil

The Ascension Angels’ Prophecy of Christ’s Second Visible Advent

“And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, which also said, ‘Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven?  This same Jesus, which is taken