Catechism Lesson for the Week of February 17, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of February 17, 2019:

[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 February 17, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 2019, Hymns
Septuagesima (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Entrance Hymn: LSB #523, “O Word of God Incarnate”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #555, “Salvation Unto Us Has Come”
Distribution Hymns: LSB #629, “What Is This Bread?”
LSB #761, “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me”
LSB #693, “O Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace”
LSB #918, “Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer”
Evening Hymn: LSB #594, “God’s Own Child” (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 February 17, 2019

Scripture Readings for February 17, 2019
Septuagesima (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 18:1-2, 4-6
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
VERSE: Psalm 130:1-4
GOSPEL:
Matthew 20:1-16

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of February 10, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of February 10, 2019:

[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 February 10, 2019

Sunday, February 10, 2019, Hymns
Transfiguration (Festival Service)

Processional Hymn: LSB #873, “Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies”
Psalm Hymn: LSB #659, “Lord of Our Life”
Gradual Hymn: LSB #413, “O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair”
Creed Hymn: LSB #954, “We All Believe in One True God”
Offering Hymn: LSB #416, “Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory”
Sanctus Hymn: LSB #960, “Isaiah, Mighty Seer in Days of Old”
Distribution Hymns: LSB #414, “Tis Good, Lord, to Be Here”
LSB #537, “Beautiful Savior”
LSB #617, “O Lord, We Praise Thee”
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 February 10, 2019

Scripture Readings for February 10, 2019
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 February 3, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of February 3, 2019:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

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

THE SEVENTH PETITION

“But deliver us from evil.”

What does this mean?

Answer: We pray in this petition, as in a summary, that our Father in heaven may deliver us from all manner of evil, whether it affect body or soul, property or reputation, and that at last, when the hour of death comes, he may grant us a blessed end and graciously take us from this world of sorrow to himself in heaven.[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 February 3, 2019

Sunday, February 3, 2019, Hymns
4th Sunday after Epiphany (LSB Divine Service – Setting 3)

Entrance Hymn: LSB #819, “Sing Praise to God, the Highest Good”
Hymn of the Day: LSB #557, “Seek Where You May to Find a Way”
Offering Hymn: LSB #409, “Hail, O Source of Every Blessing”
Distribution Hymns: LSB #619, “Thy Body, Given for Me, O Savior”
LSB #412, “The People That in Darkness Sat”
LSB #715, “Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me”
LSB #533, “Jesus Has Come and Brings Pleasure”
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 February 3, 2019

Scripture Readings for February 3, 2019
4th Sunday after Epiphany (LSB Divine Service-Setting 3)

INTROIT: Psalm 97:1 (antiphon vv. 7b-8)
PSALM: Psalm 97
OLD TESTAMENT: Jonah 1:1-17
GRADUAL: Psalm 102:15-16
EPISTLE: Romans 13:8-10
GOSPEL: Matthew 8:23-27

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Catechism Lesson for the Week of January 27, 2019

Dr. Luther’s Small Catechism lesson for the week of January 27, 2019:

[III] THE LORD’S PRAYER

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

THE SEVENTH PETITION

“But deliver us from evil.”

What does this mean?

Answer: We pray in this petition, as in a summary, that our Father in heaven may deliver us from all manner of evil, whether it affect body or soul, property or reputation, and that at last, when the hour of death comes, he may grant us a blessed end and graciously take us from this world of sorrow to himself in heaven.[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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