Tag Archives: Worship

Praise the Lord

Psalm 150:1-6 It is indeed right and salutary that we should, at all times and in all places, offer thanks and praise to you, O Lord, Holy Father, through Christ our Lord. And so begins the preface to celebrating the … Continue reading

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Disciples worship

Psalm 150:1-6, Revelation 4:1-11 The psalmist exhorts God’s people to worship him in his temple. Worship God in his house with singing, with music and with thanksgiving and praise. In his vision, John witnesses the worship in heaven as the … Continue reading

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The second day of the week

Luke 24:36-53 The Easter narrative makes us fully aware of what happened on the first day of the week. Women went to Jesus’ tomb and found he was not dead; he was raised. The news spread throughout that first day … Continue reading

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Remember the Sabbath Day

Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. Exodus 20:8-10 People today are so busy and distracted that … Continue reading

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Cleansed

Mark 11:12-19 Yesterday we waved palms, shouted “Hosanna!” and greeted our King with exuberance. So, what of today? The procession has ended; the excitement died down, and life has returned to normal. Well, that may also be what the citizens … Continue reading

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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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