Category Worship

  • I remember when I was a young man and contemplating studying for the ministry, an uncle of mine jokingly told me that being a pastor was a great job because “you only have to work a half-day a week and you can go fishing the rest of the time.”

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  • Since He had come into this world to redeem fallen mankind by His innocent sufferings and death, it gave our Savior great joy, along with the angels of God in heaven, when a lost sinner repented.

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  • What is the heart and soul of Lutheran worship? The heart and soul of Lutheran worship is Christ and the blessings He won for us when He was offered up on the cross.

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  • What can we learn from the account of the rich man and poor Lazarus? Does it call upon us to repent of our selfish ways and heed the Word of the Apostles and Prophets?

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  • As we consider Jesus’ sufferings and death for the sins of the world and His glorious resurrection from the dead on the third day, it is fitting to consider what this historical fact of Jesus’ resurrection, attested to by hundreds of witnesses (cf. 1 Cor. 15:3ff.; Mark 16:1ff.), means for each of us as believers, and Psalm 16 is one of many passages of God’s Word to consider.

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