Catechism Lesson for the Week of January 28, 2018

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of January 28, 2018:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

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

THE THIRD PETITION

“Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”

What does this mean?

Answer:  To be sure, the good and gracious will of God is done without our prayer, but we pray in this petition that it may also be done by us.

How is this done?

Answer:  When God curbs and destroys every evil counsel and purpose of the devil, of the world, and of our flesh which would hinder us from hallowing his name and prevent the coming of his kingdom, and when he strengthens us and keeps us steadfast in his Word and in faith even to the end.  This is his good and gracious will.[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 January 28, 2018

Sunday, January 28, 2018, Hymns
Septuagesima (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Hymn of Invocation: LSB #812, “Come, Let Us Join Our Cheerful Songs”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #555, “Salvation Unto Us Has Come” (verses 1-5)
Offering Voluntary Hymn: LSB #555, “Salvation Unto Us Has Come” (verses 6-10)
Distribution Hymns: LSB #902, “Lord Jesus Christ, Be Present Now”
LSB #761, “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me”
LSB #668, “Rise! To Arms! With Prayer Employ You”
LSB #643, “Sent Forth by God’s Blessing”
Evening Hymn: LSB #877, “God, Who Made the Earth and Heaven” (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 January 28, 2018

Scripture Readings for January 28, 2018
Septuagesima (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

PSALM: Psalm 95:1-9
OLD TESTAMENT:  Exodus 17:1-7
GRADUAL:  Psalm 9:9-10, 18-19a
EPISTLE:  1 Corinthians 9:24-10:5
GOSPEL: Matthew 20:1-16

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of January 21, 2018

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of January 21, 2018:

[II] THE CREED

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

THE SECOND ARTICLE: REDEMPTION

And in Jesus Christ, his only son, our Lord: who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried: he descended into hell, the third day he rose from the dead, he ascended into heaven, and is seated on the right hand of God, the Father almighty, whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead.

 What does this mean?

Answer:  I believe that Jesus Christ, true God, begotten of the Father from eternity, and also true man, born of the virgin Mary, is my Lord, who has redeemed me, a lost and condemned creature, delivered me and freed me from all sins, from death, and from the power of the devil, not with silver and gold but with his holy and precious blood and with his innocent sufferings and death, in order that I may be his, live under him in his kingdom, and serve him in everlasting righteousness, innocence, and blessedness, even as he is risen from the dead and lives and reigns to all eternity. 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 January 21, 2018

Sunday, January 21, 2018, Hymns
Transfiguration (Festival Service)

Processional Hymn: LSB #873, “Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies”
Psalm Hymn: LSB #398, “Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies”
Kyrie Hymn: LSB #942, “Kyrie, God Father”
Gradual Hymn: LSB #413, “O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair”
Creed Hymn: LSB #954, “We All Believe in One True God”
Sanctus Hymn:  LSB #960, “Isaiah Mighty Seer”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #414, “Tis Good, Lord, to Be Here”
LSB #680, “Thine the Amen”
LSB #523, “O Word of God Incarnate”
LSB #417, “Alleluia, Song of Gladness”
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 January 21, 2018

Scripture Readings for January 21, 2018
Transfiguration (Festival Service)

PSALM: Psalm 2
OLD TESTAMENT:  Exodus 34:29-35
EPISTLE:  2 Peter 1:16-21
GOSPEL: Matthew 17:1–9

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of January 14, 2018

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of January 14, 2018:

[I] THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

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

THE SIXTH

“You shall not commit adultery.”

What does this mean?

Answer:  We should fear and love God, and so we should lead a chaste and pure life in word and deed, each one loving and honoring his wife or her husband.[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 January 14, 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018, Hymns
Epiphany 2 (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Hymn of Invocation: LSB #901, “Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #402, “The Only Son From Heaven”
Offering Voluntary Hymn: LSB #397, “As With Gladness Men of Old”
Distribution Hymns: LSB #914, “Light of Light, O Sole-Begotten”
LSB #408, “Come, Join in Cana’s Feast”
LSB #394, “Songs of Thankfulness and Praise”
LSB #845, “Where Charity and Love Prevail”
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 January 14, 2018

Scripture Readings for January 14, 2018
Epiphany 2 (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

PSALM: Psalm 111
OLD TESTAMENT:  Exodus 33:12-23
GRADUAL:  Psalm 107:20-21
EPISTLE:  Ephesians 5:22-33
GOSPEL: John 2:1-11

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of January 7, 2018

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of January 7, 2018:

[IV] THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM

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

FIRST

What is baptism?

Answer: Baptism is not merely water, but it is water used according to God’s command and connected with God’s Word.

What is this Word of God?

 Answer: As recorded in Matthew 28:19, our Lord Christ said, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”[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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