Catechism Lesson for the Week of November 19, 2017

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of November 19, 2017:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH IT TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

THE SECOND PETITION

“Thy kingdom come.”

What does this mean?

Answer:  To be sure, the kingdom of God comes of itself, without our prayer, but we pray in this petition that it may also come to us.

How is this done?

Answer:  When the heavenly Father gives us his Holy Spirit so that by his grace we may believe his holy Word and live a godly life, both here in time and hereafter forever.[1]

[1]Tappert, T. G. 2000, c1959. The book of concord : The confessions of the evangelical Lutheran church. Fortress Press: Philadelphia
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Hymns for November 19, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017, Hymns
2nd to Last Sunday of the Church Year (LSB Divine Service – Setting 4)

Entrance Hymn: LSB #512, “At the Name of Jesus”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #508, “The Day Is Surely Drawing Near”
Offering Voluntary: LSB #781, “We Give Thee But Thine Own”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #348, “The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns”
LSB #642, “O Living Bread from Heaven”
LSB #719, “I Leave All Things to God’s Direction”
LSB #851, “Lord of Glory, You Have Bought Us”
Evening Hymn: LSB #886, “The Day Thou Gavest” (5 PM Only)

Please note the above links will open a separate window with an MP3 recording of the hymn from a shared Google folder.  You can also access additional information related to the composer history, hymn texts, scripture references, additional recordings, and much more related to the Lutheran Service Book (LSB), available at Hymnary.org.

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Scripture Readings for November 19, 2017

Scripture Readings for November 19, 2017
2nd Last Sunday of the Church Year (LSB Divine Service-Setting 4)

INTROIT: Psalm 54:5 (Antiphon Psalm 54:1-2)
PSALM: Psalm 50:1-15
OLD TESTAMENT: Daniel 7:9-14
GRADUAL: Psalm 50:4, 6
EPISTLE: 2 Peter 3:3-14
GOSPEL: Matthew 25:31-46

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of November 12, 2017

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of November 12, 2017:

[I] THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH IT TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

THE THIRD

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.”

What does this mean?

Answer: We should fear and love God, and so we should not despise his Word and the preaching of the same, but deem it holy and gladly hear and learn it.[1]

[1]Tappert, T. G. 2000, c1959. The book of concord : The confessions of the evangelical Lutheran church. Fortress Press: Philadelphia
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Hymns for November 12, 2017

Sunday, November 12, 2017, Hymns
22nd Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Processional Hymn: LSB #940, “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #611, “Chief of Sinners Though I Be”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #606, “I Lay My Sins on Jesus”
LSB #621, “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”
LSB #845, “Where Charity and Love Prevail”
LSB #921, “On What Has Now Been Sown”
Evening Hymn: LSB #885, “I Lie, O Lord, within Your Care” (5 PM Only)

Please note the above links will open a separate window with an MP3 recording of the hymn from a shared Google folder.  You can also access additional information related to the composer history, hymn texts, scripture references, additional recordings, and much more related to the Lutheran Service Book (LSB), available at Hymnary.org.

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Scripture Readings for November 12, 2017

Scripture Readings for November 12, 2017
22nd Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 130:1-2a (Antiphon, Psalm 130:3-4)
PSALM: Psalm 116:12-19
OLD TESTAMENT: Micah 6:6-8
GRADUAL: Psalm 133:1, 3b
EPISTLE: Philippians 1:3-11
VERSE: Psalm 147:3
GOSPEL: Matthew 18:21-35

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of November 5, 2017

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of November 5, 2017:

[II] THE CREED

IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH IT TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

THE FIRST ARTICLE: CREATION

“I believe in God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth.”

What does this mean?

Answer:  I believe that God has created me and all that exists; that he has given me and still sustains my body and soul, all my limbs and senses, my reason and all the faculties of my mind, together with food and clothing, house and home, family and property; that he provides me daily and abundantly with all the necessities of life, protects me from all danger, and preserves me from all evil.  All this he does out of his pure, fatherly, and divine goodness and mercy, without any merit or worthiness on my part.  For all of this I am bound to thank, praise, serve, and obey him. This is most certainly true.[1]

[1]Tappert, T. G. 2000, c1959. The book of concord : The confessions of the evangelical Lutheran church. Fortress Press: Philadelphia
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Hymns for November 5, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017, Hymns
21st Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Entrance Hymn: LSB #578, “Thy Strong Word”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #607, “From Depths of Woe I Cry to Thee”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #637, “Draw Near and Take the Body of the Lord”
LSB #849, “Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness”
LSB #662, “Onward, Christian Soldiers”
LSB #801, “How Great Thou Art”
Evening Hymn: LSB #891, “O Light Whose Splendor” (5 PM Only)

Please note the above links will open a separate window with an MP3 recording of the hymn from a shared Google folder.  You can also access additional information related to the composer history, hymn texts, scripture references, additional recordings, and much more related to the Lutheran Service Book (LSB), available at Hymnary.org.

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Scripture Readings for November 5, 2017

Scripture Readings for November 5, 2017
21st Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 119:1 (Antiphon, Apocryphal Esther 13:9b, d, 10-11a)
PSALM: Psalm 8
OLD TESTAMENT: Genesis 1:1-2:3
GRADUAL: Psalm 90:1-2
EPISTLE: Ephesians 6:10-17
GOSPEL: John 4:46-54

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of October 29, 2017

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of October 29, 2017:

[VI] THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR

IN THE PLAIN FORM IN WHICH THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY
SHALL TEACH IT TO HIS HOUSEHOLD

 

How can bodily eating and drinking produce such great effects?

Answer: The eating and drinking do not in themselves produce them, but the words “for you” and “for the forgiveness of sins.” These words, when accompanied by the bodily eating and drinking, are the chief thing in the sacrament, and he who believes these words has what they say and declare: the forgiveness of sins.[1]

[1]Tappert, T. G. 2000, c1959. The Book of Concord: The confessions of the evangelical Lutheran church. Fortress Press: Philadelphia
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