The Nature of God’s Grace as Evidenced by the Liturgy: Part 3 – The Sacrament of the Altar

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series The Nature of God’s Grace as Evidenced by the Liturgy

In Part Three, we pick up on page 194 in the Lutheran Service Book where the liturgy for the Sacrament of the Altar begins. Again, we will be following Divine Service Setting 3 and the words of the liturgy will … Continue reading

The Nature of God’s Grace as Evidenced by the Liturgy: Part 2 – Service of the Word

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series The Nature of God’s Grace as Evidenced by the Liturgy

In Part Two we begin on page 186 in the Lutheran Service Book which is where the Service of the Word begins. Again, we will be following Divine Service Setting 3 and the words of the liturgy will be in … Continue reading

The Nature of God’s Grace as Evidenced by the Liturgy: Part 1- Confession and Absolution

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series The Nature of God’s Grace as Evidenced by the Liturgy

In a religious atmosphere of ever-changing liturgies and free-for-all worship, I considered the importance of our constant liturgy. In the wisdom of the church, the liturgy was composed from various passages in Scripture. As it brings us the words of … Continue reading