August 2018

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Cyber Saints – March 31, 2018

Blessed Holy Saturday to you! Today the church sanctuary will be open from 12:00 Noon until 6:00 pm for our Easter Prayer Vigil.  An elder or one of us pastors will be on hand during that time.  You don’t need to speak with us – but we will be there.  We invite you to...
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April 2018

“Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead.” (Matthew 28:7) Dear Fellow Redeemed: As you read this we are just about to celebrate Easter or we are still basking in the joyous afterglow of this high holy feast of our Lord’s Resurrection. No other day in all...
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Prayer Topic for Palm Sunday

Expectant Mothers & Fathers Scripture doesn’t tell us concerning the whereabouts of Jesus’ mother, Mary, that Holy Week until Good Friday when she was there at her son’s cross.  One wonders when she arrived to Jerusalem.  Was she part of the pilgrim crowd that came with...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #34

Courage to Follow God’s Word Joseph.  David.  Peter.  Paul.  These saints of old can easily testify that it isn’t always easy to follow what God says and not what the world or even our hearts say.  Joseph reminds us, “how then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?”...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #33

Ministry of Concordia Lutheran High School Suburban Bethlehem is a member of the Concordia Lutheran High School association.  This means far more than just the congregation pays part of the tuition for member students at CLHS (or that members pay a slightly reduced tuitio...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #32

New Members of SBL to Grow in Faith One of the many things I love about SBL is our ability to celebrate our storied past without worshiping it AND to continue to welcome the newcomer to the SBL family.  Our pews are filled with fifth generation families sitting alongside the...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #31

Use the New Building for Outreach I’ll admit it. Yesterday’s prayer topic was a setup – or, depending on how you look at it, today’s prayer topic is a continuation of yesterday’s thought. This Lenten season finds us midway through construction of the new fellowship hall,...
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Lent Prayer Topic for Day #30

Meet the Needs of Our Community My personal devotions took me this morning to Mark 14:1-11.  In this section we read about an unnamed woman who anoints Jesus’ body with costly perfume.  While some looked with disgust at the woman, Jesus said she had done it in preparation...
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