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Behold, I Come Quickly

December, 2018

And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. —Revelation 22:12,13 In our lives as God’s children, we sometimes question and doubt. Our faith is weak and ..

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Loneliness

December, 2018

Loneliness is real and tangible. It is felt in the heart and actualized in the mind, at times as powerfully as sorrow, joy and love. It can be persistent and long-lasting, depending on the circumstances that initiated it. Examples of circumstances that can trigger loneliness include: the  ..

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Heavenly Peace

December, 2018

Peace is a central part of Christmas and its message. We may feel moments of peace when we gather at Christmas services or visit loved ones in a festively decorated home. Perhaps peace settles over us when we listen to Christmas music and read the Christmas in Zion. Or at a Christmas Progra ..

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Christ is the Same: a New Series in 2019

November, 2018

Our sister organization, the SRK in Finland, published a new book this past summer, Christ is the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever: Writings on the Basics of Faith and Doctrine. The book contains a number of writings by different authors. It was edited by Ari-Pekka Palola. As its Foreword ..

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Thanks for Trials on the Journey

November, 2018

Outwardly, our friends’ lives might look fine, but we do not always know what they are experiencing. They may have many heavy trials. Each of us experiences things differently; some things weigh more heavily on one than the other. We all have our own trials to bear. When trials beset us, we can  ..

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The Comforter Reminds Us: Believe for This Day

November, 2018

But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me: And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning. John 15:26–27 As we approach the end of the ..

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In Childlessness and in Parenthood, Trust in God’s Will

October, 2018

Pray. Wait. Trust. As parents of three young children we are sometimes asked if we remember what is was like when we didn’t have children. It seems that the answer, “Yes, of course,” surprises them. We do remember. After all, we have been married more years without children than with chi ..

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Mission Work Field Notes

October, 2018

What is like to serve in the work of Christianity in Africa? Togolese builder and speaker-brother Nicolas Deh tells about smoothing rough edges in African Christianity’s work fields and how the work of God’s Kingdom has become established in western Africa. Adapted from Siionin Lähetyslehti, Sep ..

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​The Home Zion

October, 2018

Both “home” and “Zion” are familiar and comforting words to believers. This has always been evident in God’s kingdom. Millennia ago Joshua said of his home and family, “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” (Josh. 24:15). In this way Joshua made the same connection to home and Zio ..

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Surrounded by Believers on a Mission Trip to Togo and Ghana

September, 2018

I didn’t know if I could leave our six-year-old, Laine. She was born with brittle bone disease and I had not traveled far from her. Traumatic events and everyday risks have kept me by her side. So when I heard it would be possible to join my dad, Pete Lever, on a mission trip to Africa, I w ..

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Dec 31, 2018

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Feb 21, 2019

2019 LLC Winter Services

2019 LLC Winter Services Feb 21 – 24, 2019 Phoenix Laestadian Lutheran Church 32424 N. 43rd Street Cave Creek, AZ 85..

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