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A Hymn on the Sacrament of the Altar

November 19th, 2012 11 comments

Here is a hymn I wrote for my congregation.   A Hymn on the Sacrament of the Altar composed for Faith Lutheran Church, Plano/Wylie, TX Tune: LSB 513 or TLH 605 The Word of Christ is spoken, And angels bend to see How hearts, once bound and broken, Are set at liberty. For Christ, the Lord of Glory, Proclaims His death again; No doubt can dim the story That pardons all our sin. With bread and wine are given Christ’s body and His blood; The earthly hides the heaven As flesh encloses God; The right hand of the Father Is   More…

“Twenty Questions, One Answer: Go to the Sacrament Frequently” (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

March 30th, 2010 2 comments

This is the fifth in a five-part catechetical sermon series on the Sacrament of the Altar. One of the purposes of the Brothers of John the Steadfast is to promote the faith as it is taught in the Lutheran Confessions, including the Catechism. “Twenty Questions, One Answer: Go to the Sacrament Frequently” Tonight we conclude our five-part series on the Sacrament of the Altar. So far we have followed the outline Luther uses for the Sacrament of the Altar in the Small Catechism: the Nature of the Sacrament, what it is; the Benefit of the Sacrament, what it gives; the   More…

“How Do We Receive It Worthily? The Reception of the Sacrament of the Altar” (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

March 28th, 2010 1 comment

This is the fourth in a five-part catechetical sermon series on the Sacrament of the Altar. One of the purposes of the Brothers of John the Steadfast is to promote the faith as it is taught in the Lutheran Confessions, including the Catechism. “How Do We Receive It Worthily? The Reception of the Sacrament of the Altar” During this series on the Sacrament of the Altar, we’ve been following the outline Luther uses in his treatment of this part of the Small Catechism. And so we began by asking, “What is the Sacrament of the Altar?” And we said that   More…

“How Can It Do Such Great Things? The Power of the Sacrament of the Altar” (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

March 26th, 2010 2 comments

This is the third in a five-part catechetical sermon series on the Sacrament of the Altar. One of the purposes of the Brothers of John the Steadfast is to promote the faith as it is taught in the Lutheran Confessions, including the Catechism. “How Can It Do Such Great Things? The Power of the Sacrament of the Altar” Two weeks ago we began this series by establishing “The Nature of the Sacrament of the Altar,” asking the question “What Is It?” and hearing Christ’s answer, “This is my body, this is my blood.” Last week we followed that up by   More…

“What Does It Give? The Benefit of the Sacrament of the Altar” (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

March 24th, 2010 4 comments

This is the second in a five-part catechetical sermon series on the Sacrament of the Altar. One of the purposes of the Brothers of John the Steadfast is to promote the faith as it is taught in the Lutheran Confessions, including the Catechism. “What Does It Give? The Benefit of the Sacrament of the Altar” In this midweek Lenten series, we’re looking at the Sacrament of the Altar–Holy Communion, the Lord’s Supper, are other names by which we know this sacrament instituted by Christ. Last week we began by focusing on “The Nature of the Sacrament.” We asked the foundational   More…

“What Is It? The Nature of the Sacrament of the Altar” (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

March 22nd, 2010 5 comments

This is the first in a five-part catechetical sermon series on the Sacrament of the Altar. One of the purposes of the Brothers of John the Steadfast is to promote the faith as it is taught in the Lutheran Confessions, including the Catechism. “What Is It? The Nature of the Sacrament of the Altar” When the Lord God brought the children of Israel out of slavery in Egypt and led them up to the Promised Land, he provided for them along the way. He gave them food and drink for their journey, to sustain them as they traveled. He gave   More…

“These Words” (The Sacrament of the Altar), by Pr. Charles Henrickson

“The Six Chief Parts of Lenten Catechesis” The Ten Commandments The Creed The Lord’s Prayer The Sacrament of Holy Baptism Confession The Sacrament of the Altar “These Words” (The Sacrament of the Altar) Tonight we conclude our series on “The Six Chief Parts of Lenten Catechesis.” So far we’ve been following the Catechism in looking at the basics of the Christian faith and life: The Ten Commandments, the Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, and Confession. That brings us tonight to the Sacrament of the Altar.