Christ is My Lord

Tune: Es Ist Genug, or Bach’s rendition. Christ is my Lord! Not Satan, world, or guilt Can claim my heart as theirs; The Son of…

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A Hymn For Trinity 17

Tune: Mir Nach, Spricht Jesus, but faster than this: 1. Lord Jesus, be my Sabbath rest For body and for spirit; The soul…

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On Proof Texting

When I was a young warthog, in college to be precise, I was drinking beer with a co-worker and one of his friends…

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A Jubilate Sonnet

    What is this joy that none can take from me? Is there a happiness that has more pow’r Than pain, than…

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A Poem on Revelation 20

A thousand years is longer than The calendars of mortal men; When faith beholds a three-year trial, She hears of Christ’s “A little…

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A Plea to LC-MS Pastors

Editor’s Note:  This article was prompted by this picture and the conversation taking place here. God forbids women to speak the lessons in…

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They Yet Have Nothing Won

Last year our congregation sent out and asked all the congregations in the Wyoming District of the LC-MS for any old copies of…

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The Breastless Ones

The Breastless Ones Until less than a century ago, all of humanity was nursed at the breast.  The 20th Century brought with it…

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Kim in the Christians’ Den

(download a PDF of this article) Let’s just set aside whether, according to the Constitution, Kim Davis may ignore the Supreme Court’s legislation…

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A Communion Hymn

Before Your altar, Lord, I bow To taste Your pledge of grace; As angels join my worship now, I see by faith Your…

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A Hymn on the Incarnation

1 Let praise spring from our hearts today! Our God has put His wrath away – The fullness of the deity Now dwells…

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A Christmas Hymn

The tune is “Der Tag, der Ist So Freudenreich” (see below) This is a day of joy for me, The day of God’s…

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A Hymn on Baptism

For K.H. I come, O God, back to this bath, With sorrow for my many sins, To claim the death that stilled Your…

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A Hymn on the Scriptures

A Hymn on the Scriptures by Rev. Mark Preus Come, Jesus Christ, our precious Lord, And give Your holy Spirit, Who comforts sinners…

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