William Wordsworth, in the early 1800s, grasped well the significance of the whole book of Revelation. To a man who suffered bouts of loneliness and heartache due to the death of both of his parents by the time he was 13 years old and his separation from his brothers and sisters, this book was “a … Continue reading Why Read the Book of Revelation?
Our Psalter Lesson highlights God’s protection of us, God’s presence with us, and God’s power for us that instills the courage to face and conquer fear. Let us read responsively Psalm 46: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though … Continue reading The Psalter Lesson for Reformation Sunday – A Responsive Reading
Scripture suffuses every part of our worship services. We call one another to our awesome task of worshipping God with Scripture. We sing God’s praise with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in order to make God’s Word memorable and vivid. The Spirit uses God’s Word to convict us of sin and to show us our … Continue reading Word-Saturated Worship