UnDoing Savior

“Woe is me, for I am UNDONE! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.”               —Isaiah 6:5 Harambe was a 440 pound western lowland Silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati

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UnDone World

Isaiah felt it deep in his gut. Upon seeing the Lord and the heavenly entourage in all their glory, Isaiah cried out, “Woe is me! For I am undone, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips…” (6:5, KJV) The King James Version’s

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UnDone Church

He trembled as he stood. Tears dripped off his cheeks. His voice just above a whisper. His words and the moment imprinted on my childhood memory. “This is the first communion service that I have attended in many months,” Herman lamented. “I don’t know why.” Herman had been converted to Christ decades earlier. I had

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F&F July August (p10)

Lessons on a Lake

My wife’s aunt and uncle from Brooklyn, New York had driven to Fergus Falls, Minnesota to help us celebrate our newborn’s baptism. I thought it would be nice to take uncle Olaf and my father-in-law Palmer fishing. So I did. It was a hot, very windy August afternoon. We left Palmer’s dock full of expectations

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UnDone Mission

“Our Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, ‘This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, ‘This cup is the new covenant in my

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We praise the Lord for Larry Fransson and his 30 plus years of ministry to the CLB Pacific Northwest and the CLB Council of Directors. Larry begins his retirement this summer.


12th Sunday After Pentecost

  Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost (Series C) August 7th, 2016 Gospel: Luke 12:22-34 (35-40) Epistle: Hebrews 11:1-16 Lesson: Genesis 15:1-6 Psalm: Psalm 33:12-22 CLB Commentary – Dr. Richard Erickson Luke’s larger context for this pericope includes (a) the way he arranges the Gospel and (b) the way Luke and Acts operate together as one work. The season of Pentecost focuses

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