TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments
Sept 2 TLH 422 Numbers 13:16-33 Caleb shows us that we can trust the Lord over our own eyes.
Sept 3 TLH 426 Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 We do the work the Lord puts in front of us to do without always worrying how it will end up.
Sept 4 TLH 550; LSB 788 Philippians 1:3-11 Along with Paul, we give thanks for the fellow Christians God has put in our lives.
Sept 5 WS 763; LSB 512 Philippians 2:1-18 Christian humility shines like a light in a dark world, and Jesus, Who humbled Himself for us, helps us to remain humble.
Sept 6 TLH 437; LSB 884 Philippians 3:1-21 We are surrounded by so many spiritual dangers in this life that it is vital to keep pressing on toward our heavenly goal.
Sept 7 TLH 427 (LSB 728) Philippians 4:1-13 We can face anything through Christ Who strengthens us.
Sept 9 WS 800 (LSB 922) Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:7 Young people, use the time of your youth wisely—to gain a knowledge of God and to grow in your faith.
Sept 10 TLH 245 (LSB 571) Numbers 21:4-9 The bronze snake was a picture of Jesus. We trust in Him for salvation from death.
Sept 11 TLH 292 (LSB 585) 1 Timothy 1:3-11 We don’t warn people of sin and false doctrine just to make their lives difficult, but
rather so they can learn to love from a pure and forgiven heart.
Sept 12 TLH 469 (LSB 648) 1 Timothy 2:8-15 God establishes specific roles for men and women in the church.
Sept 13 TLH 474; LSB 652 1 Timothy 3:1-13 Those men who have leadership roles in the church must be especially conscious of setting a good example for the flock.
Sept 14 TLH 621 (LSB 858) Song of Solomon 2:8-3:5 How blessed and happy are the husband and wife who seek after one another in love.
Sept 16 TLH 483 (LSB 682) 1 Timothy 4:11-16 Do you have a young pastor at your church? Remember that God has given him just the gifts he needs to serve you.
Sept 17 TLH 488; LSB 842 1 Timothy 5:1-2, 17-21 Those in positions of church leadership should treat those who are in their care with respect, and likewise the others should respect the leaders whom God has given them.
Sept 18 WS 743 (LSB 802) 1 Timothy 6:3-19 Use earthly wealth wisely and do not let it rule over you. In this way you should continue to fight the good fight of faith.
Sept 19 TLH 166 (LSB 419) Job 1:6-22 The most striking verse of this section is the last one. How did Job do it? Only with God’s help to keep him faithful.
Sept 20 WS 711 (LSB 373) Titus 2:11-14 Jesus has come and brings salvation for us all through the forgiveness of our sins!
Sept 21 WS 753 Titus 3:4-11 Paul again writes to Titus about our Savior Jesus Christ, this time how He saves us in Baptism.
Sept 23 TLH 146 (LSB 434) 1 Peter 1:13-25 It took something of tremendous value to redeem you—the precious blood of Christ!
Sept 24 TLH 234 (LSB 496) Numbers 33:50-56 Idolatry must be driven out before the Lord.
Sept 25 TLH 447 (LSB 664) Deuteronomy 4:1-14 Israel is called on to obey the Lord their God as they prepare to cross into the land that was promised to them.
Sept 26 TLH 19 (LSB 819) Deuteronomy 4:15-31 The Lord our God is a compassionate God. There is no reason to leave Him to chase after idols! Stay true to the Lord!
Sept 27 TLH 22; LSB 920 1 Peter 2:1-17 Come to the Lord and you will experience goodness and blessing, but turn from Him and you will only fail.
Sept 28 TLH 259 1 Peter 3:13-22 If you should suffer for doing what is right and good, don’t let that discourage you! You’re in good company (v. 18) and you’ve already been saved through Christ in Baptism.
Sept 30 TLH 11 1 Peter 4:7-17 If you should suffer for being a Christian, do not be afraid. When His glory is revealed, you will rejoice!