“Ascension Day, the Forgotten Festival” (Sermon on Luke 24:44-53 and Acts 1:1-11, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Ascension Day, the Forgotten Festival” (Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:1-11) Welcome to the Forgotten Festival! Today is Ascension Day, or, as it’s more properly called, the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord. But there is reason to call it, as … Continue reading

“Behold, I Am Coming Soon” (Sermon on Acts 1:1-11 and Revelation 22:1-6, 12-20; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Behold, I Am Coming Soon” (Acts 1:1-11; Revelation 22:1-6, 12-20) Take a look at the picture over our altar. Of course, it’s a painting of the Ascension of Our Lord, that time when Jesus ascended into heaven. But if you … Continue reading

“The Past, Present, and Future of the Ascension” (Sermon on Luke 24, Ephesians 1, and Acts 1; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Past, Present, and Future of the Ascension” (Luke 24:44-53; Ephesians 1:15-23; Acts 1:1-11) “He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From thence he will come to judge the living and the … Continue reading

“Hands of Blessing” (Sermon on Luke 24:44-53, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Hands of Blessing” (Luke 24:44-53) “Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven.” This is our text. … Continue reading

Some Preparatory thoughts for Preaching on the Ascension.

This was posted on the pericope list that I help manage; it gives some thoughts on Ascension and what it means to us. I thought it interesting background for the laity as hopefully you find your way to your church … Continue reading

Putting the Feast Back into Festival, by Pr. Rossow

One of the goals of The Brothers of John the Steadfast is to educate about and promote the historic and traditional liturgy of the church. We welcome posts from our readers to that end. At Bethany Lutheran Church and School … Continue reading

BJS Reviews Issues Etc on the Ascension of Christ – 21st May, 2009, by Ross Wardenburg

We at BJS have created a column where we hope to review programs from Issues, Etc. Our goal in doing this is to help people to understand what types of programs are available on Issues, Etc. and perhaps to generate … Continue reading