Posts Tagged "worship"

Praise the LORD…still!

Praise the LORD…still!

How can we praise the LORD in the midst of illness, suffering and trial? Because He is STILL the same gracious, loving and caring Lord who is directing all things for our good. He HAS already guaranteed our salvation. He DOES love us as the perfect husband caring for His beloved bride. We WILL be with Him for eternity. All is STILL good! PRAISE THE LORD! Check out my message on this theme as drawn from Psalm 148 by joining Faith’s...

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500th Anniversary of the Reformation Worship

It was an awesome privilege to join with 13,000 other believers in Jesus Christ to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation this past Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan. Below is a summary article about the event. I thank God that Martin Luther kept our focus “up” on Jesus. I thank God that this same focus has continued down to our day in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. I thank God for the privilege to...

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The Words of Institution – Powerful in Any Language

While in Guatemala on my recent mission trip, I had an unexpected request.  Our team joined in worship with the members of World’s Redeemer Lutheran Church in the small Mayan village of  Santiago Zamora.  Local church laymen were prepared to conduct the service including the delivery of a message, all in Spanish.  However, the pastor who was to be there to officiate over the celebration of the Lord’s Supper could not make it at...

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THUMBS UP for Holy Week

Throughout my adult life I’ve considered Holy Week to be my favorite week of the year.  Christmas was tops as a kid.  Food, fun, presents.  But, worldly distractions stole the delight the older I got.  Plus, the more I pondered the meaning of Christmas, the more the Spirit used it to point my eyes where Christmas was leading … to the cross.  In the week before Easter, we can practice proper prioritization by giving Jesus a bold...

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview