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The Angel's Song We Sing

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Today we meditate on the next step in the liturgy, The Gloria In Excelsis. This is an ancient song that paraphrases the song the angels sang at the birth of Jesus from Luke that says, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased" (Luke 2:14). ...

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Tags: angels, liturgy, luther, gloria in excelsis

Lean on Jesus

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In the Gospel according to St. Luke, Jesus tells the parable of the Good Samaritan. When we read this text, we come to the conclusion that Jesus is our Good Samaritan that does all things for us. In the text as well, we see an image of how we should live the baptismal life. We should show mercy...

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Tags: good samaritan, luther, mary and martha, fcsd

Sanctified Grappling

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St. Paul, inspired by the Holy Spirit, wrote to the churches in Galatia saying, "But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are...

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Tags: formula of concord, jesus, sanctification, jujitsu

A Little Word for a Big Comfort

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Psalm 25 says, "Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to Your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of Your goodness, O Lord!" (Psalm 25:7). This is a simple verse that means a lot. We pray that the Lord would not remember or bring to mind our sins, but would...

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Tags: forgiveness, psalm, remember

Kyrie Eleison

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Today on Liturgy Friday we are meditating on the Kyrie, the next step in the Liturgy. So far, in the Liturgy, we have gone through the Invocation, Confession and Absolution, the Introit, and now arrive at the Kyrie. This is the point in the Liturgy when the Celebrant reaches the altar, and now...

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Tags: jesus, st. paul, kyrie eleison, st. titus

The Sower's Love

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The reading from the Treasury this morning for the New Testament is the parable of the sower. Jesus says, "And when a great crowd was gathering and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable, 5 “A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell along the...

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Tags: gospel, luther, sower

Baptismal Life

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Article 6 of the Augsburg Confession asserts, "our churches also teach that this faith is bound to bring forth good fruits and that it is necessary to do the good works commanded by God. We must do so because it is God's will and not because we rely on such works to merit justification before...

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Tags: augsburg confession, sanctification, new obedience, baptismal life

Doubting John The Baptist?

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The reading from the Treasury of Daily Prayer this morning was from Luke 7:18-35, the account of John the Baptist's disciples asking Jesus if He is the Messiah. There is debate concerning the nature of the question, meaning, were the disciples asking for themselves, or were they asking because...

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Tags: john the baptist, lamb of god, smalcald articles

Death ain't no thing

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The Gospel according to St. Luke records Jesus raising the widow's son saying, "11 Soon afterward he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him. 12 As he drew near to the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son...

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Tags: death, jesus, luke, luther, gerhardt

Little Christs

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In his work, Freedom of a Christian, Luther writes, "Although I am an unworthy and condemned man, my God has given me in Christ all the riches of righteousness and salvation without any merit on my part, out of pure, free mercy, so that from now on I need nothing except faith which believes that...

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Tags: christ, faith, luther, neighbor

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