“Know the Truth”

“Know the Truth”

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Ghost.  Amen. “If you abide in My Word, you are truly My disciples, and you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free” (Jn 8:31–32).  Thus the Word of the Lord. “You will know the Truth.”...
Persistent in Prayer

Persistent in Prayer

The sermon text for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost is from Luke 18:1 The Parable of the Persistent Widow [1] And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. (ESV)
Divine Service Setting 2

Divine Service Setting 2

Earlier this year, we had some sessions to practice the music of the liturgy for LSB Divine Service Setting 2. This November, we will begin to use that setting for some Communion services. For All Saints’ Day observance on Nov. 3rd we will use “This is the...
A Picture of Christ and His Bride

A Picture of Christ and His Bride

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. In the wake of the news that we received last week, that Pastor Ryan Wendt was returning the Divine Call we had extended to him to serve as our next senior pastor, I had been thinking that...
Ashamed of Being Ashamed

Ashamed of Being Ashamed

The sermon text for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost is from 2 Timothy 1:8–10 [8] Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God, [9] who saved us and called us to a holy...