The November issue takes up the discussion of the Lord’s Supper, fellowship and closed Communion.
St. Paul’s letter provides the key, not only to the Reformation, but to the entirety of the Christian life.
The issue begins to ask questions about what the church has learned about how it can continue to witness during government shutdowns.
After a minute or so of this, Todd asked, “Pastor, what do you think was going on?” I said, “When it’s time, it’s time. Todd, it’s time.”
The issue explains how to keep Christ at the center of the wedding day and how Christ cares for His Bride, the church.
The issue also shares tips for talking to friends and family about the resurrection, examines what 1 Corinthians 15 says about the resurrection, and extols hymns that celebrate the resurrection.
The issue covers topics such as fasting in modern times, avoiding abuses of fasting and the biblical background of fasting.
Listening to sermons on Sunday morning often requires wrestling with my sinful flesh to focus on what the pastor is preaching. It’s not easy; it takes work.
Read the December ‘Lutheran Witness’ to learn more about the hymnody, poetry and decorations through which Christ is displayed for this world.
The November 2019 issue of “The Lutheran Witness” includes updates on the Synod’s financial situation and seven mission priorities.
The issue includes accounts of remembered saints, saints who played prominent roles in the church but are lesser known, and saints who are still among us.