Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - Marshfield, WI
July 2022 Newsletter
on July 14th, 2022
“The reason why the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.” 1 John 3:8 On Friday, June 24th, which was fitting to be the date that we in the church celebrate the birth of John the Baptist who leapt in the womb at the presence of Christ our Lord in Mary’s Womb, the announcement came out from the Supreme Court that shook the cultural landscape of our country.  Read More
June 2022
on July 7th, 2022
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.” Hebrews 4:12-13   Read More
Library Update - Abortion
on July 7th, 2022
With the overturn of Roe vs. Wade, it’s a great time to dig into our beliefs as Lutherans about the sanctity of life and be prepared to engage our neighbors who hold passionately different views. There are three great resources in the church library on the topic of abortion that can get you started.  Read More
Library Review - Traced
on July 7th, 2022
n school we learn that humans evolved a few hundred thousand years ago (or even a couple of million years ago). But according to the Bible, God created everything, including man, only around 6000 years ago. Which is right?  Read More
Call Response
on May 31st, 2022
“It is right for me to feel this way about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the Gospel. For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:7-8  Read More
May 2022 Newsletter
on May 19th, 2022
Why does Jesus do this? Why does Jesus come to his disciples to deputize them and send them out? Isn’t it enough that Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead? Isn’t that what makes us good with God? Why do these 10 men in the text get the authority to forgive sins?  Read More
April 2022 Newsletter
on May 19th, 2022
It is now that time of the year! As you read this, we are only a few days away from the start of Holy Week. The week that is the highlight of our Faith as we revolve around the events of the final days and life of Christ, beginning from his ride into Jerusalem and leading to the empty tomb. I live for this week even as it wears me out by Easter afternoon.  Read More
Conclusion of the Lord\'s Prayer
on April 15th, 2022
Amen What does this mean? This means that I should be certain that these petitions are pleasing to our Father in heaven and are heard by Him; for He Himself has commanded us to pray in this way and has promised to hear us. Amen, amen means “yes, yes, it shall be so.”   Read More
Seventh Petition Prayer
on April 14th, 2022
Father in Heaven, you delivered your Son over into death. While Judas was working to hand you over to your enemies, you were handed over to deliver us from sin, death, and hell.  Read More
Seventh Petition of the Lord\'s Prayer
on April 13th, 2022
But deliver us from evil. What does this mean? We pray in this petition, in summary, that our Father in heaven would rescue us from every evil of body and soul, possessions and reputation, and finally, when our last hour comes, give us a blessed end, and graciously take us from this valley of sorrow to Himself in heaven.  Read More
Sixth Petition Prayer
on April 12th, 2022
O Lord, God our Father in Heaven, look with mercy on us! We are so often dragged away into our vices and sin which cause us great shame and pain. It is almost impossible to endure, and we feel compelled to hide our faces from before you in hopes that you may not look at us or our shame.  Read More
Sixth Petition of the Lord\'s Prayer
on April 11th, 2022
And lead us not into temptation. What does this mean? God tempts no one. We pray in this petition that God would guard and keep us so that the devil, the world, and our sinful nature may not deceive us or mislead us into false belief, despair, and other great shame and vice. Although we are attacked by these things, we pray that we may finally overcome them and win the victory.  Read More