Midweek Advent 2: Now He Gently Leads Us

Malachi 3:1-5, Colossians 1:15-20, John 15:1-11
Hymns: LSB 353, 333, 934, 341

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Filia Zion, Advent 2: Prepare to Meet Him

End Times
Jesus teaches His disciples about His second coming (Luke 21:25-36). From a book publishing Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), 1554.

Lessons: Song of Solomon 2:8-14, Romans 15:4-13, Luke 21:25-36
Hymns: LSB 659, 334, 337, 336, 342

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St. Andrew, Midweek Advent 1: Once He Came in Blessing

Lessons: Psalm 40, Ezekiel 3:16-21, Romans 10:8-18, John 1:35-42
Hymns: LSB 517, 333, 933, 548

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Ad Te Levavi, Advent 1: Waking from Sleep and Putting on Christ

The Triumphal Entry
Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey to the waving of palm branches. (Matt. 21:1-9). The engraver’s knife and monogram (CE) are placed in the lower left corner, and the 4-cross in the lower center. From a book publishing Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), 1563.

Lessons: Jeremiah 23:5-8, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 21:1-9
Hymns: LSB 331, 332, 350, 335, 333

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Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Even During Trial and Temptation

Give Thanks
O give thanks unto the Lord for He is Good

Lessons: Deuteronomy 8:1-10, 1 Timothy 2:1-4, Luke 17:11-19
Hymns: LSB 892, 948, 822, 785, 794

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The Last Sunday of the Church Year: Prepared for Our Lord’s Return

Wise and Foolish Virgins
Only the five virgins who brought enough oil are allowed into the wedding banquet. (Matt. 25:1-13). From a book publishing Martin Luther’s House Postils (sermons), 1550.

Lessons: Isaiah 65:17-25, 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:1-13
Hymns: LSB 514, 516, 508, 672, 515

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Trinity 22: Forgiven and Forgiving

Parable of the Unmerciful Servant
Jesus tells the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant in the bottom right as the events unfold in the rest of the picture, based on Matthew 18:21-35. From a book by Martin Luther interpreting the Epistles and Gospels, 1544.

Lessons: Micah 6:6-8, Philippians 1:3-11, Matthew 18:21-35
Hymns: LSB 915, 703, 513, 672, 674

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All Saints’ Day: Holy Ones

Saints in Heaven
The Revelation of St John: 13. The Adoration of the Lamb and the Hymn of the Chosen, Albrecht Dürer, 1497–98.

Lessons: Revelation 7:9-17, 1 John 3:1-3, Matthew 5:1-12
Hymns: LSB 596, 676, 677, 670, 672

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Reformation: Present Blessings

Luther Rose
Martin Luther’s seal began to be printed on the cover page of Martin Luther’s books beginning in the 1520s and it summarizes the Gospel. The cross reminds us that it is faith in the Crucified One that saves us.

Lessons: Revelation 14:6-7, Romans 3:19-28, John 8:31-36
Hymns: LSB 645, 942, 947, 656, 953, 960, 865, 555, 617, 582

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The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity: Two Kinds of People

Jesus Heals a Paralytic
Jesus forgives a paralyzed man of his sins, at which point the scribes accuse Him of blasphemy. To prove His authority, Jesus orders the man to get up and walk, which he does. (Matt. 9:1-8). From a book by Martin Luther interpreting the Epistles and Gospels, 1544.

Lessons: Genesis 4:1-15, Ephesians 4:22-28, Ephesians 4:22-28
Hymns: LSB 611, 569, 634, 758, 716

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Trinity 18: Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You Richly

Attempt to trap Jesus
The Pharisees, Sadducees, and Herodians attempt to trap Jesus but having received inspiration from God Jesus answers wisely (Matt. 22:15-46). From a book by Philipp Melanchthon, 1561.

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Hymns: LSB 579, 708, 631, 758, 580
Lessons: Deuteronomy 10:12-21, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, Matthew 22:34-46

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Trinity 17

Healing on the Sabbath
Jesus heals a man with dropsy while eating dinner at a Pharisee’s house on the Sabbath; outside, an ox is removed from a pit (Luke 14:1-11). From a book by Martin Luther interpreting the Epistles and Gospels, 1544.

Lessons: Prov. 25:6-14, Eph. 4:1-6, Luke 14:1-11
Hymns: LSB 613, 557, 636, 758, 531

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Trinity 14: Thankful to God

Jesus Heals a Leper
Christ healing a leper. Woodcut by an unidentified cutter, 1571, after Jost Amman, based on Matthew 8:2-3, Mark 1:40-42, Luke 5:12-13

Lessons: Prov. 4:10-23, Gal. 5:16-24, Luke 17:11-19
Hymns: LSB 902, 737, 544, 820, 791

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Trinity 13: Fulfilling the Law

Parable of the Good Samaritan
A Samaritan stops to help a man wounded by thieves, while a priest and a Levite pass by (Luke 10:23–37). From a book by Martin Luther interpreting the Epistles and Gospels, 1544.

Lessons: 2 Chronicles 28:8-15, Galatians 3:15-22, Luke 10:23-37
Hymns: LSB 594, 683, 618, 820, 857

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Trinity 12: Opening the Ears and the Mouth

Healing the Deaf Mute
Jesus cures a deaf man with a speech impediment by first putting his fingers in the man’s ears, then spitting and touching the man’s tongue while looking up into heaven and saying, “Be opened,” based on Mark 7:31-37. From Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), published in 1563.

Lessons: Isaiah 29:17-24, 2 Corinthians 3:4-11, Mark 7:31-37
Hymns: LSB 908, 820, 639, 578, 704

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Trinity 11: Confidence in Christ

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector
Jesus speaks of a Pharisee (kneeling in front) and a tax collector (standing in the background) praying in the Temple, based on Luke 18:9-14. From a book by Martin Luther interpreting the Epistles and Gospels, 1544.

Lessons: Genesis 4:1-15, Ephesians 2:1-10, Luke 18:9-14
Hymns: LSB 593, 559, 737, 585, 746

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Trinity 10: Peace: Comfortable or Comforting?

Cleansing the Temple
On the right, Jesus drives the merchants out of the Temple. On the left, He weeps over Jerusalem (Luke 19:41–48). From Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), published in 1563.

Lessons: Jeremiah 7:1-11, Romans 9:30-10:4, Luke 19:41-48
Hymns: LSB 901, 585, 644, 642, 693

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Trinity 9: Be Wise with Your Possessions and the Gospel

Parable of the Unjust Steward
The unjust steward is called to account of his dealings before his master, based on Luke 16:1-13. From a book by Veit Dietrich summarizing the entire Bible (1562).

Lessons: 2 Samuel 22:26-34, 1 Corinthians 10:6-13, Luke 16:1-13
Hymns: LSB 592, 536, 731, 585, 689

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Trinity 8: Doing the Will of God

Jesus Warns against False Prophets
Jesus teaches the Pharisees about false prophets, while on the left, wolves approach in sheep’s clothing (Matt. 7:15-23). From Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), published in 1562.

Lessons: Jeremiah 23:16-29, Acts 20:27-38, Matthew 7:15-23
Hymns: LSB 658, 745, 623, 585, 647

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Trinity 7: Our Triune God Graciously Provides

Jesus Feeding the Four Thousand
Jesus feeds the 4,000 with seven loaves of bread and a few small fish. Afterwards, seven baskets of leftovers are collected (Mark 8:1-9). From Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), published in 1563.

Lessons: Genesis 2:7-17, Romans 6:19-23, Mark 8:1-9
Hymns: LSB 616, 819, 563, 585, 918

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Trinity 6: The Way to Eternal Life

Lessons: Exodus 20:1-17, Romans 6:1-11, Matthew 5:17-26
Hymns: LSB 590, 562, 581, 696, 920

Moses receives the Ten Commandments
Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai (Exodus 20:1-20). From a book by Valentin Friedland (1581).
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Funeral of Larry “Corky” Nienhiser

Lessons: Isaiah 25:6-9, 2 Peter 3:8-18, John 3:1-17
Hymns: LSB 673, 575, 490

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Trinity 5: Peter is Called to Be a Fisher of Men

Teaching from a Boat and Fishing
Jesus teaches a crowd from the boat and enables Peter and his companions to catch a large number of fish (Luke 5:1-11). From Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), published in 1563.

Lessons: 1 Kings 19:11-21, 1 Peter 3:8-15, Luke 5:1-11
Hymns: LSB 869, 688, 750, 696, 826

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Trinity 4: Judge Not?

Judging Others
Jesus speaks about judging others as a person with a plank in his eye corrects another with a speck in his eye and two blind people fall in a hole attempting to lead each other (Luke 6:36-42). From Martin Luther’s Church Postils (sermons), published in 1563.

Lessons: Genesis 50:15-21, Romans 12:14-21, Luke 6:36-42
Hymns: LSB 496, 696, 627, 845, 649

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