Winter 2002

Winter 2002
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The Image of God

Adam and Eve were created in the image of God. Sin shattered that image, but Jesus fixed everything. In Him you see God Himself and God sees you as He wishes you to be. You're back in the image of God for you're in the Image Himself.
tags: image of god

To Do or Not Tattoo

Tattoos and piercings are becoming more and more popular with young people today. What are some things to consider before deciding whether or not to go under the needle?
tags: piercings, tattoo

Pulse

What magazines are you reading? Pastor Andrae takes a look at some popular magazines read by teens.

A Day in the Life of the Luther Parsonage

Katie Luther, wife of the Reformer Martin Luther, died 450 years ago this month. Read about a fictional day in her life as she assisted her famous husband during the Reformation years.

Don't Drink the Water

Don't drink ocean water. That stuff could kill you. Instead, remember you're in the boat, and the One who drowned to get you there is alive and with you. He'll get you home.
tags: water

Light in the Auditorium

Searching for the Gospel in all the wrong places. Lori Lewis shares her experience in visiting a wide variety of denominations and what she discovers about her Lutheran roots.

What's the World Coming to?

What's the world coming to? The acceptance of homosexuality, as an alternative lifestyle, is gaining momentum. Will Christians be willing to hold out a lifeline to those who would otherwise be swept away?

Zits in the Tent

See how something as gross as zits restored a friendship between two long-time friends.
tags: zits

Sacraments or Substitutes?

Writing our sins on index cards and burning the cards doesn't take sin away. Instead, forgiveness of sins is found in Christ - in His absolving Word, and in the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper.

Beauty on the Inside

We are reminded that beauty which is skin deep won't last, but beauty in our souls will.
tags: beauty

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