A Devotion for November 28

Psalmody: Psalm 102:13–17 Additional Psalm: Psalm 85 Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 2:1–22 Additional Reading: Isaiah 3:1–4:6 New Testament Reading: 1 Peter 1:13–25   Prayer of the Day Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of Your only-begotten Son, that by His coming we may be enabled to serve You with pure(…)

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Coming Soon: 1 Samuel, the Newest Volume in the Concordia Commentary Series

Coming soon from Concordia Publishing House, Concordia Commentary: 1 Samuel contains author Andrew Steinmann’s original translation of the Book of 1 Samuel, verse-by-verse analysis of the Hebrew text, and a theological exposition of its message, both in its original setting in ancient Israel and for the Church today. Throughout the commentary, Steinmann provides extensive background(…)

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Q&A with Dr. Andrew Steinmann, Author of Concordia Commentary: 1 Samuel

We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the thirty-first volume in the Concordia Commentary series, 1 Samuel, written by Dr. Andrew Steinmann. In addition to being a prolific author (this is his fourth commentary in the series and only one of many other books he has written), Dr. Steinmann is also the Distinguished Professor of Theology(…)

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Lutheran Church Father Conrad Dieterich on the Importance of Teaching the Faith

Featuring detailed biographical sketches and first-time English translations of some of the most well-known and respected writings from the era of Lutheran Orthodoxy (1580–1700), Lives and Writings of the Great Fathers of the Lutheran Church offers today’s readers a treasure chest of knowledge and insight into the great teachers and their writings from this oft-forgotten(…)

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An excerpt from Celebrating the Saints in commemoration of All Saints’ Day

With overflowing joy, the Church of Jesus Christ celebrates the Feast of All Saints’ Day. The Feast of All Saints’ is one of the principal feasts of Christ. Many congregations observe the custom of transferring it to the first Sunday in November each year so that a maximal number of people may join in its(…)

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