Category Archives: Worship

The upper room

John 13:1-38, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 If we were in the upper room the night Jesus was handed over, we would have been in the same boat as the apostles. There is no way they could have imagined the unfolding of … Continue reading

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Our thankful response

Hebrews 9:1-14 The Lutheran Church, like many others, is one of tradition. If you doubt this, ask a member of any congregation why it is they do something in a particular way. You will likely be met with the response, … Continue reading

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Welcome to God’s table

1 Corinthians 11:23-34 Three young men, boys really, but mature for their age. These three each expressed a desire to know more about the Sacrament of the Altar, although that is not what they called it. They wanted to know … Continue reading

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Given for you

1 Corinthians 11:23-34 It was the first time the bread had been placed in her hands. The words she heard so many times before, having been said to others are finally said to her; “This is the body of Christ … Continue reading

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Building up God’s house

Haggai 1:1-15 As the Word of the Lord came to the prophet Haggai, The Jews were finally returning from exile. Disobedience to God’s Word and wrongful worship of false gods brought down upon them God’s wrath. Having returned from exile, … Continue reading

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Building up the Church

1 Corinthians 14:1-12 There is a tale of two builders. The first worked alone building a house he could enjoy. The outside was not much to behold, but the inside was beautiful. The builder spared no expense in building himself … Continue reading

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Worthy of worship

Mark 14:1-11 The chief priests and the scribes supposed him a threat, so they conspired to arrest him and have him killed. Judas Iscariot turned traitor and made arrangements to betray him, receiving a handsome reward for his dubious effort. … Continue reading

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