TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006
Date Hymns Reading Comments
Oct 1 TLH 34; LSB 820 Deuteronomy 6:1-12 Be careful that you do not forget the Lord!
Oct 2 TLH 432; LSB 754 1 Peter 5:5-7 Instead of depending on yourselves, you can cast your anxiety on the Lord! This is true humility.
Oct 3 TLH 357; LSB 529 Hebrews 1:3-9 Jesus is above the angels. In fact, He is equal to the Father, the “exact representation” of His being.
Oct 4 WS 715; LSB 369 Hebrews 2:5-15 Everything is subject to Jesus, and yet He joins our human family and becomes our Brother so that we might be saved!
Oct 5 TLH 396 Hebrews 3:12-19 We are reminded how important it is to encourage one another to remain in the faith.
Oct 7 TLH 380 ;LSB 565 Deuteronomy 7:7-16 Like Israel, we were not chosen because we were such strong people, but because of the Lord’s great love.
Oct 8 TLH 376; LSB 761 Deuteronomy 9:1-6 Nor were we chosen because we were such righteous people, but rather because of the Lord’s great love.
Oct 9 TLH 158; LSB 564 Hebrews 4:14-5:6 God designated Jesus to be our High Priest—to intercede for us and make atonement for our sins.
Oct 10 TLH 610; LSB 511 Hebrews 6:1-12 God’s greatest desire is that we inherit the salvation He has promised us, so with strong words He warns us against turning away in unbelief.
Oct 11 TLH 331; LSB 614 Hebrews 6:13-7:10 Jesus is the Son of God and He is our hope, just as was promised to Abraham.
Oct 12 TLH 220; LSB 624 Hebrews 7:11-28 Jesus is the “perfect” (complete) High Priest, because His sacrifice atoned for our sin perfectly (completely).
Oct 14 WS 745 Deuteronomy 10:12-22 We have an awesome God, worthy of all honor, glory, and praise!
Oct 15 TLH 316; LSB 626 Hebrews 8:1-13 The New Covenant is based on the forgiveness of sins, a forgiveness which moves the heart to love and serve God willingly.
Oct 16 TLH 157; LSB 454 Hebrews 9:6-15 The blood of Christ cleanses us.
Oct 17 TLH 163; LSB 634 Hebrews 10:1-18 The death of Christ was a sufficient sacrifice for sins—once and for all.
Oct 18 TLH 401; LSB 692 Deuteronomy 11:26-32 Stay with the Lord and find blessing and every good, but turn from Him and the result is only sorrow.
Oct 19 TLH 434 Hebrews 11:4-16 Though we cannot see the future with our eyes, the faith which God gives us trusts that the Lord has it in hand and will care for us.
Oct 21 WS 766; LSB 671 Hebrews 12:1-2 Keeping the faith through life is difficult. Be encouraged both by those Christians who have gone before you and by Christ Himself Who endured suffering on account of the joy to come.
Oct 22 TLH 51 Hebrews 13:20-21 God, who raised our Lord Jesus from the dead, will work powerfully in you as well.
Oct 23 TLH 225; LSB 686 Deuteronomy 13:1-5 False teachers are all around us and we need to be ever vigilant lest we be led astray by them. The Word of God will guide us.
Oct 24 TLH 50; LSB 924 Deuteronomy 15:7-11 Helping those who are in need demonstrates love for them and love for God.
Oct 25 TLH 346 2 Timothy 1:8-12 We need not be ashamed of the Gospel or any suffering we face because of it.
Oct 26 TLH 501 2 Timothy 2:1-13 Any soldier of Jesus Christ will endure hardship, but God will remain faithful to His people.
Oct 28 TLH 605; LSB 513 2 Timothy 3:1-9 Do you think the world is getting worse? If so, you’re right. But evil will not win in the end. It will reach a point where it “will progress no further” once and for all.
Oct 29 TLH 485; LSB 828 2 Timothy 4:1-4 What can we do in this worsening world? We don’t have to just wring our hands, for we’ve been given the grace to preach the Word!
Oct 30 TLH 568; LSB 785 Deuteronomy 16:13-17 God blesses us with so many good things and we show our thanks by returning a portion to Him.
Oct 31 WS 777; LSB 744 Jude 1-4, 16-25 Because ungodly people do arise in the church, we are urged to “contend earnestly for the faith” and not fall prey to the unfaithful or unbelieving.