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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Isaac and Christmas Parallels

Isaac’s conception was announced by an angel. O Lord Jesus, Your most holy conception, by which our sinful conception is sanctified, was announced by the angle Gabriel. Isaac’s name was given before he was born. Your most holy name Jesus, in which we are saved, was also revealed before You

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Today we remember King David

Commemoration of David December 28 The Fifth Day of Christmas Today, we remember David, prophet and king. David, ancestor of the Lord Jesus, was the greatest of ancient Israel’s kings. He ruled from about 1010 BC to 970 BC. When his predecessor on the throne, King Saul, disobeyed God’s word

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