Posts from November 2020

Posts from November 2020

Humble Pie

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. (I Peter 5:6). It is said that years ago a farmer sat down with his family for the Thanksgiving meal and offered the following prayer: “Lord, last fall my boys and I plowed the fields. In winter we bucked the cold and snowdrifts to take care of our livestock. In spring, we sowed the seed and watched for drought and hail in the summer.…

Who Are We?

LMSG Mission Statement Lutheran Military Support Group is a non-profit organization providing Christ-centered support to WELS/ELS military service members, veterans, and their families. The Lutheran Military Support Group received its exemption from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) on October 15, 2015. Annually, LMSG files Form 990-PF with the IRS. LMSG Purpose The purpose of the corporation shall be any lawful activity for charitable purposes to provide Christ-centered support to Military Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. …

Of Course, We Do (Thanksgiving Devotion)

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits (Psalm 103:2). There are those who feel there is little reason to celebrate this Thanksgiving. They point to a long list of disappointments and fears. They believe 2020 has been a failure. We never did get relief from the pandemic. It only seems to be getting worse. We can’t go out to our favorite restaurant. In fact, many of them are shuttered. Businesses are closing. Workers are laid…

SFC Merlin Heinecke, MIA

Eighty-three Thousand 83,000. In 2017, United Kingdom lawmakers estimated that 83,000 related jobs would be lost if structure of the euro changes and is forced out of London. 83,000. Imaging experts did a study using 83,000 brain SPECT scans to obtain a better understanding of how to improve brain functions. 83,000 steps are the equivalent of about 39 miles. 83,000. The number of American service personnel still missing in action (MIA) from all past wars and conflicts to date. These…

The Beginning of the End

Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters (Genesis 1:2). To better understand the end of time, it may help to consider its beginning. After all, the One who started it will end it. We have lived our lives with mountains, oceans, and stars in place. It’s hard to imagine them not being there. They impact our lives. They brush off our feeble…

Happy

I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live (Ecclesiastes 3:12). Health is important. Wealth is desirable. So is love. People want these things. But most of all, people want to be happy. A healthy, wealthy, loved person who is not also happy will not appreciate or much enjoy the otherwise good things in life. To say he should, will not change how he feels. His disappointment with life…

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Waxing Cold

“And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved.” Matthew 24:12,13 KJV Sometimes the Bible brings a message that is chilling. This is one of those times. We might dismiss the warning, if it had not come from the lips of the One who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. We might think the words are not meant for us if we…