Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage – Christmas Sampler

Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation this Christmas with this collection of Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage – Christmas Sampler.  This collection draws on the history of the Lutheran Church from Luther to Loehe (1500s-1800s). The whole book can be purchased through Amazon.com at this link: http://amzn.to/2AXqUzi  To preview, download this free pdf of … Continue reading Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage – Christmas Sampler

Hymnal and Order of Service, Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod, 1925

The Hymnal and Order of Service was published by the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod in 1925. It contained a liturgical section that was not typical of Lutheran hymnals of the time, probably due to Augustana’s Swedish heritage. Along with Swedish service music, there is also some by English composer Sir John Stainer. It contains a version of … Continue reading Hymnal and Order of Service, Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod, 1925

Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book

The Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book was the English hymnal of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, published in 1912. It was published in text only and text and music editions. In its liturgical texts, Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book was very similar to The Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church. Since Common Service Book was published in 1917 and 1918, … Continue reading Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book

Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage – Christmas Sampler

Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation this Christmas with this collection of Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage – Christmas Sampler.  This collection draws on the history of the Lutheran Church from Luther to Loehe (1500s-1800s). The whole book can be purchased through Amazon.com at this link: http://amzn.to/2AXqUzi  To preview, download this free pdf of … Continue reading Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage – Christmas Sampler

Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage

A collection of prayers from the history of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church from Luther to Loehe. The collection includes prayers by Johannes Bugenhagen, Georg C. Dieffenbach, Veit Dietrich, Matthias Flacius, Wilhelm Loehe, Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Joachim Mynsinger, Johann G. Olearius, Johann Jacob Rambach, and the early agendas and prayer books of the Austrian, Brunswick, Hamburg, … Continue reading Prayers from the Evangelical-Lutheran Heritage

St. Michael and All Angels

The Christian Church remembers God’s servants, the angels, on September 29. The festival is called “St. Michael and All Angels” because Michael is described in Scripture as the mighty prince or general over all the angels. See Daniel 12:1 and Revelation 12:7. O Lord, King Eternal, send us your holy angels to defend us in both soul … Continue reading St. Michael and All Angels

St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

On September 21, the Christian Church remembers St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. He was also known as Levi, son of Alphaeus. He was a tax collector, someone the Jews at the time would have regarded as a thief and a traitor. Matthew’s Gospel is written for Jewish readers, quoting the Old Testament and emphasizing Jesus as the … Continue reading St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Guard Us with Your Holy Angels

Lord God, heavenly Father, you command your angels concerning us to guard us in all our ways against the tyranny of the devil and against the evils in this dark world. Continue to guard us with your holy angels. Strengthen us by your Spirit, that your will is done by humanity on earth as it … Continue reading Guard Us with Your Holy Angels

Glorified by Angels and Saints

O most glorious and exalted Lord, you are glorified in the heights above by servants of fire and spirit in most holy fashion, yet in your love you wished to be glorified by humanity on earth as well, so that you might exalt our mortal race and make us like supernal beings and brothers in your dominion. … Continue reading Glorified by Angels and Saints