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Category: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing

A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/128.mp3 “Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and […] Read More

TLH 59, LSB 398 “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed”

Written by John Klatt | December, 2020
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING In the Old Testament, the kings of Israel were anointed to their office. We read of how Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anointed Solomon as king by pouring oil on his head (1 Kings 1:34, 39). This ceremony of anointing publicly identified Solomon as the one […] Read More
Martin Schalling’s (1532-1608) Lutheran roots were deep. A graduate of the University of Wittenberg where Luther had once taught, he had been a student of Luther’s dear friend Philip Melanchthon. He was also a close friend of Nicolaus Selnecker, one of the authors of the “Formula of Concord”. Surrounded by such “Reformation royalty,” Schalling was […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Historically, Lutheran churches have placed great emphasis on the study of the Bible, God’s Word, because that Word is the only true source and norm of theology. Apart from God’s self-revelation, man cannot know truth about God. Apart from God’s self-revelation, all religions would be merely the products […] Read More

TLH 53, LSB 919 “Abide, O Dearest Jesus”

Written by John Klatt | September, 2020
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One of the blessings that we enjoy as members of a congregation of like-minded Christians is the opportunity for joint prayer. Though the Lord assures us that our individual prayers are both heard and answered, He also encourages us to join our hearts in prayer when we are gathered for worship. He promises that if […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING The most famous hymn Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1874) ever wrote was Abide with Me! Fast Falls the Eventide, but not far behind is Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven. With this poem, Lyte gave the world a text that not only praises God with high alleluias but […] Read More

TLH 383 “Seek Where Ye May to Find a Way”

Written by Craig Owings | July, 2020
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Hymn 383 is referenced to Acts 4:12: “Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Clearly, this Bible passage teaches that only Jesus saves. Numerous other Bible verses teach the same thing. However, many today strongly object to that […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Jesus ended His Sermon on the Mount with an illustration involving two men who built houses; one built on rock, the other on sand. The house built on rock withstood the onslaught of rain, flood, and winds and remained standing, while the one built on sand was destroyed. […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Thomas Kelly’s hymn reflects how Jesus exchanged His crown of thorns for a crown of glory. If you are one who thinks this world already has enough lawyers, then you should smile whenever the Lord turns one of them into a preacher. We all know about Martin Luther, […] Read More

TLH 162 Ride On, Ride On, in Majesty

Written by Craig Owings | April, 2020
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Paradox and perspective are two elements which, along with the lofty melody of “Winchester New” (http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/012.mp3), stand out in Henry H. Milman’s Palm Sunday hymn, “Ride On, Ride On, in Majesty.” Paradox A paradox is a statement that seems self-contradictory but which may, in fact, express a profound […] Read More