A Trustworthy Star

The greatest and foremost skill—no matter who the person is – is to cling firmly to the Word and conceive of the things of God in no other way than as the Word tells us. For this reason we should accustom ourselves to know nothing about God and Christ apart

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God’s Baptism – a sermon (text)

The Baptism of our Lord (Epiphany 1) January 7, 2018 Lections: Psalm ; Genesis 1:1–5; Romans 6:1–11; Mark 1:4–11 Sermon: God’s Baptism Text: Mark 1:9 Writen by Rev. Dr. John Rickert Read by: Arlen B. Psalm 29 (antiphon v. 3) 3 The voice of the LORD is over the waters;

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The Word – Our Epiphany

This example of the wise men [being directed to Bethlehem from a quote out of Micah] serves us Gentiles well also [that is, in addition to the Jews]. For it occurred and was recorded so that there might be no confusion for us concerning this event; if we want to

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First Sunday after the Epiphany

First Sunday after the Epiphany of Our Lord The Baptism of our Lord January 7 The Lord be with you The Gospel lesson for the First Sunday after the Epiphany is always one of the accounts about the baptism of Jesus (just like the Gospel lesson for the Second Sunday

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Epiphany

The Epiphany of Our Lord January 6 With overflowing joy, the Church of Jesus Christ, celebrates today the feast of His glorious Epiphany. Epiphany is the feast of light. Originally, this feast celebrated all the ways that our Lord revealed His glory, showing that he was indeed “God of God,

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Isaac, Easter and You

Isaac was utterly dead in Abraham’s heart and mind until the third day, when Abraham received new orders from God. Each day for three days, he thought that all was lost. O Lord Jesus, You were truly dead until the third day. Your disciples thought that all was lost as

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We Remember J.K. Wilhelm Loehe, Pastor

Commemoration of J.K. Wilhelm Loehe, Pastor Ninth Day of Christmas January 2 The Lord be with you On the liturgical calendars used in The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, today is set aside to remember Wilhelm Loehe. Although he never left Germany, Johann Konrad Wilhelm Loehe, born in Fuerth in

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The Circumcision and Name of Jesus

The Feast of the Circumcision and Name of Jesus The Eighth Day of Christmas January 1 (New Year’s Day) On this day, the Holy Church celebrates with great joy the Feast of the Circumcision and Name of Jesus. The world wakes up groggy from an evening of wild partying, ostensibly

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