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...
The Service of Angels and Men

The Service of Angels and Men

The In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. A roaring lion, round he goes, No halt nor rest he ever knows; He seeks the Christians to devour / And slay them by his dreadful pow’r. But watchful is the angel band / That follows...
Plan Ahead

Plan Ahead

The sermon text for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost is from Luke 16:8 [8] The master commended the dishonest manager for his shrewdness. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own generation than the sons of light. (ESV)
Rejoicing That the Lost Is Found

Rejoicing That the Lost Is Found

The sermon text for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost is from Luke 15:10 [10] Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” (ESV)