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The Providence of God As Revealed In Holy Scripture

I. THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD DEFINED One of the most profound and wondrous doctrines taught in Holy Writ is the Providence of God. It is a theological doctrine that is clearly taught on every page of the Bible, yet it is a teaching that is rejected by many church members, along with the multitudes outside of the church. We constantly …

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THE FORSAKEN SON OF GOD

  “Now from the sixth hour until the ninth hour there was darkness over all the land. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” (Matthew 27:45-46) We have all probably heard the common expressions used today concerning hell: “Man, …

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Comfort for the Struggling, Downcast Christian

Rev. Scott Henry To the struggling, downcast Christian, let me begin this article by saying that you are not alone; all Christians struggle in this life—to one degree or another—against particular, besetting sins, trials, temptations, disappointments, tribulation, sickness, and ordinary problems of daily life. In Psalm 34:19 we read the following words: “Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but …

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Portraits: Rev. Scott Henry

My name is Scott Henry, and I am a sinner redeemed solely and completely by the person and work of Jesus Christ. I was born and reared in Michigan, and was baptized, catechized, and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod), Milan, MI. I continued as a member of St. Paul’s throughout my college years, but even though I …

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The Resurrection of Christ

“What benefit do we receive from the “resurrection” of Christ? First, by His resurrection He has overcome death that He might make us partakers of the righteousness which He has obtained for us by His death. Secondly, by His power we are also now raised up to a new life. Thirdly, the resurrection of Christ is to us a sure …

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