WORD OF THE MONTH

August 2020: Professing Christ

August 2020: Professing Christ

There are many reasons for attending a divine service: the desire to experience the nearness of God, to hear His word, to praise and glorify Him, and to enjoy fellowship with our brethren, as well as the longing for forgiveness of sins and Holy Communion. However,...

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July 2020: In joy or sorrow, simply trust!

July 2020: In joy or sorrow, simply trust!

In situations of urgent need when human beings are confronted with seemingly insurmountable problems, they call out to a mighty God. “Lord, help!” - Such is the content of their prayers in uncertain times. I am reminded of a Bible passage from Exodus 14:14 that really...

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June 2020: Nothing you can do about it?

June 2020: Nothing you can do about it?

Often we find our way into circumstances over which we have no control or influence. We might suddenly fall ill, or perhaps become involved in an accident through no fault of our own. We might unexpectedly receive notice that we are about to lose our job or our place...

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May 2020: Just throw it away!

May 2020: Just throw it away!

You go to the refrigerator, take out a jar that you opened not too long ago, and happen to notice that there is a little bit of mould near the rim! It is only a tiny amount—you can barely see it. It isn’t any bigger than the head of a pin. You are tempted to think:...

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April 2020: Being happy as we follow Jesus

April 2020: Being happy as we follow Jesus

Dear brothers and sisters, Our greatest wish is to have fellowship with God and with one another forever. Jesus Christ has created the conditions required for this. His life and death, His resurrection, ascension, and return are geared toward precisely this purpose....

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March 2020: Meal plan

March 2020: Meal plan

No matter whether it is in a gourmet restaurant or in the company cafeteria, the preparation of a meal plan is a challenge for any cook who wants to offer his guests a rich variety of delicious fare.  Sometimes a meal plan is not so easy to implement because, for...

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February 2020: Everything will be alright

February 2020: Everything will be alright

“Everything will be all right”—there is likely no other turn of phrase that attempts to calm and comfort in such simple words as this. How often were we comforted by these words as a child - even when we quietly suspected that things were going to be anything but all...

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January 2020: Christ makes free!

January 2020: Christ makes free!

Dear brothers and sisters, Hopefully the year that lies behind you was a good one! It is my hope that you will always find enough reasons to give thanks to our Lord for all of His benefits! Now the New Year has dawned. It has become a tradition for me to publish an...

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