The Lord who Tabernacles with Us

Advent begins on an unexpected note. Look back on the readings assigned to the first Sunday in Advent and especially the Gospel lesson. At first they seem out of place. We hear of our Lord and [...]

The Divine Service: Amen

If you want to read about the good news of Jesus’ work for you, where do you turn? Your first thought may be to open to one of the Gospel accounts. Maybe you page to one of Paul’s epistles. In [...]

The Divine Service: Baptized

“And Moses said to the congregation, “This is the thing that the LORD has commanded to be done.” And Moses brought Aaron and his sons and washed them with water” (Leviticus 8:5–6). Leviticus is [...]