Category: CL2015

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 …

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Oak Forest, Illinois June 28, 2015 by Pastor Robert J. Lietz Oak Park, Illinois Text: Luke 16:29 In the name of Jesus Christ, dear friends: Our sermon text for this Convention Worship Service is Luke 16, verse 29, where it …

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Our official relationship as a Conference with the Fellowship of Lutheran Congregations – Nigeria goes back to June, 2004, when the Fellowship of Lutheran Congregations (U. S. A.) ceased to exist as a legal entity and  joined the Concordia Lutheran …

Introducing The Pastors of The F. L. C. N. Read More »

Sermon preached by President Edward J. Worley at the Service of Convocation Sixty-fourth Annual Convention June 26, 2015 Text: Ephesians 2:20 My dearly beloved, grace, mercy and peace from God our heavenly Father, Jesus Christ our Redeemer and the Holy …

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THE WORD OF GOD IS A MOST PRECIOUS TREASURE. For the Word of God is the sanctuary above all sanctuaries, yea, the only one which we Christians know and have. For though we had the bones of all the saints …

Martin Luther on the Word of God Read More »

In our day [1889!], people either do not make this distinction at all, or at least not in the right manner. They not only fail to declare it the Christian’s duty to distinguish between orthodox and heterodox church bodies, but …

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There are, in fact, only TWO religions in the world when all religions — organized religions and personally-held “religious” philosophies — are categorized according to their simplest characteristics (according to their “least common denominator,” a math term well-known even to …

Christianity Is Unique among the Religions of the World Read More »

And, being assembled together with them, [He] commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem but wait for the promise of the Father, “which,” saith He, “ye have heard of me.” — Acts 1:4 On Ascension Day the risen …

The Ascended Savior’s Promise Was Fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost Read More »

“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, …

How the Holy Spirit Gives Us Utterance Today Read More »

This Latin hymn is attributed to the Venerable Bede (673-735). It was not found in any documents prior to the eleventh century. As part of his composition, Bede was very fond of bringing in the actual words of Scripture. We …

“A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing” Read More »