Growing in Christ
Today's Devotion
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Through My Bible In 3 Years
» Through My Bible Yr 2 – April 20
» Through My Bible Yr 2 – April 19
» Through My Bible Yr 2 – April 18
Forward in Christ Magazine
» Risen indeed!
The reality of Christ’s resurrection affirms our faith.  Michael J. Berg  Christianity is the only religion that claims it can be proved false.   This sounds odd, but it is exactly what St. Paul meant when he wrote, “If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith” (1 Corinthians 15:14). It is as if Paul wrote, “Show me the Continued.
Videos from WELS Streams
» WELS Connection - March 2019
» WELS Connection - March 2019
» Heart to heart: parent conversations - March 2019
WELS Together Newsletter:
» Easter message from President Schroeder
» Conference of Presidents spring 2019 meeting
» Welcome home!
Faith Related Q and A
» Why does WELS not require their teachers (K-12) to have their state teaching licenses? Also, why does WELS call teachers for positions where their degree qualifications do not line up (for example, a teacher with a degree in physical education teaching science)?
» What are the differences in Calvinism and Lutheran teachings? My brother recently sent me a video from Truth or Tradition that speaks of how Christmas and Easter are based more on devil worship. And now he is stating that he will not go to any church unless it will not participate in either Christmas or Easter celebration. Early in the video John Calvin is quoted. I see that Calvinism teaches 5 principles: T.U.L.I.P. T: total depravity, U: unconditional election, L: limited atonement, I: irresistible grace, and P: perseverance of the Saints. I am particularly interested in unconditional election as several Scripture verses quote that God has chosen or predestined a few to be saved and not others. What Scripture verses refute these teachings?
» I have been suffering from a deteriorating disease. I feel this illness is taking away my faith in God. I cannot live with the guilt this has caused. I desperately call out to him and love him so much. Please, how can I strengthen my faith in God during this time? I feel like he does not love me.

The word of the Lord stands forever. ~ 1 Peter 1:25