Catechism Lesson for the Week of September 19, 2021

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of September 19, 2021:

[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

Hymns for September 19, 2021

Sunday, September 19, 2021, Hymns
16th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Entrance Hymn: LSB #793, “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #758, “The Will of God Is Always Best”
Lawrencetide Hymn: LSB #683, “Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #634, “The Death of Jesus Christ, Our Lord”
LSB #697, “Awake, O Sleeper, Rise from Death”
LSB #544, “O Love, How Deep”
LSB #818, “In Thee Is Gladness”
Evening Hymn: LSB #738, “Lord of All Hopefulness” (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.

Scripture Readings for September 19, 2021

Scripture Readings for September 19, 2021
16th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 86:1 (Antiphon vv. 3, 5)
PSALM: Psalm 30
OLD TESTAMENT: 1 Kings 17:17-24
GRADUAL: Psalm 102:15-16
EPISTLE: Ephesians 3:13-21
GOSPEL: Luke 7:11-17

Links above will open a separate window at the Bible Gateway website showing the listed verses in the ESV.

Catechism Lesson for the Week of September 12, 2021

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of September 12, 2021:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

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

THE FOURTH PETITION

“Give us this day our daily bread.”

What does this mean?

Answer: To be sure, God provides daily bread, even to the wicked, without our prayer, but we pray in this petition that God may make us aware of his gifts and enable us to receive our daily bread with thanksgiving.

What is meant by daily bread?

Answer: Everything required to satisfy our bodily needs, such as food and clothing, house and home, fields and flocks, money and property; a pious spouse and good children, trustworthy servants, godly and faithful rulers, good government; seasonable weather, peace and health, order and honor; true friends, faithful neighbors, and the like.[1]

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

Hymns for September 12, 2021

Sunday, September 12, 2021, Hymns
15th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Hymn of Invocation: LSB #527, “O Savior, Precious Savior”
Gradual Hymn: LSB #712, “Seek Ye First”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #760, “What God Ordains Is Always Good”
Lawrencetide Hymn: LSB #683, “Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #642, “O Living Bread from Heaven”
LSB #728, “How Firm a Foundation”
LSB #848, “Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service”
LSB #725, “Children of the Heavenly Father”
Evening Hymn: LSB #887, “Now the Light Has Gone Away” (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.

Scripture Readings for September 12, 2021

Scripture Readings for September 12, 2021
15th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 86:1, 2b-4
PSALM: Psalm 146
OLD TESTAMENT: 1 Kings 17:8-16
EPISTLE: Galatians 5:25-6:10
GOSPEL: Matthew 6:24-34

Links above will open a separate window at the Bible Gateway website showing the listed verses in the ESV.

Catechism Lesson for the Week of September 5, 2021

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of September 5, 2021:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

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

THE SIXTH PETITION

“And lead us not into temptation.”

What does this mean?

Answer:  God tempts no one to sin, but we pray in this petition that God may guard and preserve us that the devil, the world, and our flesh may not deceive us or mislead us into unbelief, despair, and other great and shameful sins, but that, although we may be so tempted, we may finally prevail and gain the victory.[1]

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

Hymns for September 5, 2021

Sunday, September 5, 2021, Hymns
14th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Entrance Hymn: LSB #528, “Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #849, “Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness”
Lawrencetide Hymn: LSB #683, “Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me”
Distribution Hymns:  LSB #621, “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”
LSB #698, “May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill”
LSB #873, “Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies”
LSB #921, “On What Has Now Been Sown”
Evening Hymn: LSB #917, “Savior, Again to Thy Dear Name” (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.

Scripture Readings for September 5, 2021

Scripture Readings for September 5, 2021
14th Sunday after Trinity (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 84:9-10a, 1-2a
PSALM: Psalm 119:9-16
OLD TESTAMENT: Proverbs 4:10-23
GRADUAL: Psalm 92:1-2
EPISTLE: Galatians 5:16-24
GOSPEL: Luke 17:11-19

Links above will open a separate window at the Bible Gateway website showing the listed verses in the ESV.

Catechism Lesson for the Week of August 29, 2021

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of August 29, 2021:

[I] THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

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

THE FIFTH

“You shall not kill.”

What does this mean?

Answer: We should fear and love God, and so we should not endanger our neighbor’s life, nor cause him any harm, but help and befriend him in every necessity of life.[1]

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