Liturgy for Morning or Evening The Collect Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may be known, worshiped, and obeyed to the ends of the earth; through Jesus … [Read more…]
To stay in the water without coming up for air is to die. You will drown, and this is in fact part of the picture of Christian baptism. Baptism has to do with death and sin.
Thank God it also has do to do with life. And not just any life, not just survival, but a life of forever thriving, a new life.
Liturgy for Morning or Evening The Collect Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and … [Read more…]
🔊 Listen to the audio from this sermon Passage: Galatians 4:4-7 “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare famously asked this question through the character of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet; the point is that just carrying a certain name doesn’t change who a person objectively is. And this is true! But if you are familiar with the … [Read more…]
The Collect Almighty God, you have poured upon us the new light of your incarnate Word: Grant that this light, enkindled in our hearts, may shine forth in our lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. … [Read more…]