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Growing in God’s Love, August 2020

Growing in God’s Love, August 2020

Aug 11, 2020

  “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2). Growth is the natural process of all living things.  We have a beginning and we have an end.  A good man named Job suffered multiple calamities and losses,...

Not Ashamed

Not Ashamed

Jun 19, 2020

Our extended family and friends in Finland and Sweden are preparing for midsummer festivities next week.  Hopefully, everyone is well and able to celebrate some.  When we were there (2016) we joined with the Hissa’s for worship on Saint Juhannus Day (St. John the Baptist) in the old stone church in Isokyra, Finland, a tradition held for many years. I...

Twas The Time of His Favor

Twas The Time of His Favor

Jun 2, 2020

’Twas the time of His favor That He gave up His throne When He came to God’s temple And He called forth His own, “Is anyone thirsty? Let him come here and drink. Living water o’er flowing From Heaven’s grand brink.” He spoke of the Spirit They had yet to receive, To them would be given In hearts that believe. ’Twas after ascension, Christ returned to His home,...

Every Kind of Jewel for the Bride

Every Kind of Jewel for the Bride

Apr 8, 2020

        Our family came together last month for the funeral of a dear friend of the family, Mary-Lou. Even with the alarm of covid19 the whole funeral celebration rang with the testimony of her vibrant faith, her love for God and all people.  After the committal we were invited to a luncheon that displayed a colorful collage on the ceiling of the banquet hall. ...

Behold the crown of suffering

Behold the crown of suffering

Mar 21, 2020

“Crown Him with many crowns the Lamb upon His throne, hark how the heavenly anthem drowns all music but its own! “ The man Jesus wore an unusual crown to demonstrate to all the world that He was and is the Lamb of God who took away our sins.  That crown was a crown of suffering made of thorns. Roman soldiers wove it together on Good Friday, placed...

Faith Lutheran Carpentersville

Faith Lutheran Carpentersville

Apr 6, 2013

Faith Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod Sunday Services 10:00 AM 2525 Helm Rd Carpentersville, IL 60110 (847) 428-2079. Come visit this Sunday! We would love to see you. A Church home in your neighborhood. Many events coming this Spring and Summer. Please stop in for a Sunday visit....