Christ’s Coming Requires Faith

21:1 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring

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We Remember Abrose of Milan

Commemoration of Ambrose of Milan, Pastor and Hymnwriter December 7 The Lord be with you December 7th is the day set aside on the LC-MS liturgical calendar to remember Ambrose. Ambrose was the first Latin Church leader to be born, raised, and educated not as a pagan but as a

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We Remember Nicholas of Myra

Commemoration of Nicholas of Myra, Pastor Tuesday, December 6 The Lord be with you Today is the commemoration of Saint Nicholas, bishop of Myra. Yes, Virginia, there really was a St. Nicholas and he lived from 270 to 343. However the only rock solid, indisputable fact we know about him

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Revelation 11:6-14 – a Bible study

This class on Revelation covers chapter 11, verses 6 through 14. We will finish the chapter in our next class and then take a break until after Christmas. Today we learn more about the “two witnesses,” also about the “beast” and why the “beast” and the world hate the two

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Sanctoral Cycle (or Calendar)

The Lord be with you In a “conservative” Church, we like to pretend that things are unchanging. In reference to the big things, like Word and Sacrament, Law and Gospel, the Bible as the Word of God, the death and resurrection of Jesus as the central event of all time,

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The Advent Season

The Lord be with you Advent Season is the beginning of the Church Year. It begins with the First Sunday in (or “of”) Advent. The First Sunday in Advent is the Sunday closest to the Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle, which is November 30. Many liturgical calendars (like ours) have

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We Remember John of Damascus

Commemoration of John of Damascus, Theologian and Hymnwriter December 4 The Lord be with you Today on the Church Calendar used in the LC-MS we commemorate John of Damascus (ca. 675-749 AD). He is known as the great compiler and summarizer of the orthodox faith and the last great Greek

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