LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Study Notes

Blue and Gold Nativity by Robin Maria

Chief Hymn for the Feast of the Epiphany, selected also as our CLC seasonal hymn for Epiphanytide, AD 2022.  During the Epiphany season, the Church recounts the glorious appearances and manifestations of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  The season is thus often known as the season of light, recalling Jesus as the light of…… Continue reading LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Study Notes

LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Epiphanytide

We have chosen LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright, as our seasonal hymn for Epiphanytide, AD 2022. During the Epiphany season, the Church recounts the glorious appearances and manifestations of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  The season is thus often known as the season of light, recalling Jesus as the light…… Continue reading LSB 395: O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright – Epiphanytide

LSB 359: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Christmastide

https://www.folger.edu/events/lo-how-a-rose-e-er-blooming We have chosen LSB 359, Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming, as our AD 2021-2022 Christmastide seasonal hymn. During this beautiful season of the Church Year, we celebrate our Lord Jesus Christ’s taking on human flesh in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to dwell among us, ultimately to die on the Cross…… Continue reading LSB 359: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Christmastide

LSB 949 Heavenly Hosts in Ceaseless Worship – All Saints-tide

Today marks the beginning of All Saints-tide, the final part of the long Trinity season.  As we end the Church Year looking to the Eschaton (the Last Day), we have chosen LSB 949, Heavenly Hosts in Ceaseless Worship, as our seasonal hymn.  This hymn is a versification of the Dignus es (“Worthy are You”) canticle,…… Continue reading LSB 949 Heavenly Hosts in Ceaseless Worship – All Saints-tide

LSB 768: To God the Holy Spirit Let Us Pray – Spiritual renewal Legacy Hymn

Our Lutheran fathers recognized that solid Christian hymnody teaches important Truths of The Faith.1 Thus, as an evangelical Lutheran congregation, we naturally selected hymns for the two parts of our Building a legacy in Christ Crucified campaign. Titled Legacy Hymns, these hymns, joined with the readings and prayers, are chosen to help guide your devotions…… Continue reading LSB 768: To God the Holy Spirit Let Us Pray – Spiritual renewal Legacy Hymn

LSB 645: Built on the Rock – Stewardship Legacy Hymn

Our Legacy Hymn for the second phase of the Building a Legacy in Christ-Crucified campaign, our period of stewardship, is Built on the Rock (LSB 645).1 The hymn was published in 1837 by the Danish Pastor Nikolai Fredrik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872)2. At the time, the Danish church then was pervaded by Rationalism which preached human…… Continue reading LSB 645: Built on the Rock – Stewardship Legacy Hymn

LSB 649: Blest Be the Tie that Binds – Lawrencetide

Tomorrow (August 10) marks the Commemoration of Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr (225-258).  In 257, when Sixtus II (?-258) became Pope, he installed Lawrence into the office of Deacon, and made him Archdeacon of Rome (i.e. first among the seven Deacons of the city).  His responsibilities included oversight of the treasury of the Church, and the…… Continue reading LSB 649: Blest Be the Tie that Binds – Lawrencetide