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Category: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing

Because of editing deadlines, I am writing this Easter piece for the Spokesman today, though Easter itself lies many weeks in the future. Looking out my office window, I see nothing but snow, the thermometer stands at -9° F, and most schools in the state are closed for the next two days. It’s the end […] Read More

WS 717 “Bright and Glorious Is the Sky”

Written by John Klatt | February, 2019
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The creation account gives surprisingly little attention to the stars. It tells us that on the fourth day God made lights and placed them in the sky, but it calls our attention mostly to the sun and the moon. The stars almost seem to be just mentioned: “He made the stars also.” Yet the stars, […] Read More

“Evening and Morning” WS 782; LSB 726

Written by David Schaller | January, 2019
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING For most, the turning of the year is a time of personal reckoning. We look at where we have been, where we are now, and where we hope to be in the future. Often, this yearly appraisal can be discouraging because we notice how many things we have […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Have you ever noticed that “firsts” seem to have special interest for us? We remember them as being particularly notable. For example, • First humans: Adam and Eve, created on the sixth day of Creation. • First President of the United States of America elected after adoption of […] Read More

TLH 609 “Wake, Awake, for Night is Flying”

Written by John Klatt | November, 2018
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING Listen to hymn at: http://lutherantacoma.com/hymns/609.mp3 We know that trials will always be a part of every believer’s life, for the Bible tells us that “we must through many tribulations enter into the kingdom of God.” (Acts 14:22) But we would never go looking for trials, nor would we […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FIFTH IN A SERIES) On what is now known as Maundy Thursday, Jesus gathered in an upper room with His disciples to celebrate the Passover with them before He died. In the course of that evening, He said to them, “I give you a new command: Love one […] Read More

I Leave All Things to God’s Direction – TLH 529

Written by Craig Owings | September, 2018
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES) “What pleaseth God, that pleaseth me.”  (Hymn 529 refrain) One of the Christian’s most important attitudes—and also one of the most difficult to achieve and maintain—is conformity of our will to God’s will.  This is not simply a matter of submitting our will to […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-THIRD IN A SERIES) On His way to Jerusalem, Jesus passed through a village where He was met by a group of ten men who were afflicted with leprosy. Not daring to approach too closely—for lepers were forbidden close contact with the general population—they called out to Him […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-Third IN A SERIES) History indicates that nations or governments almost never last more than five hundred years. By that measure, the United States of America today would be considered middle-aged. Although she may seem a great power that can never be toppled, so did the Roman Empire […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-second IN A SERIES) The doctrine of the Trinity has been called “The supreme mystery which theology is to proclaim.”1 The Bible clearly teaches that there is one and only one God, and that this one true God exists as three separate persons—yet each person individually is fully […] Read More