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For All the Saints Who from Their Labors Rest, Thy Name, O Jesus, Be Forever Blessed

All Saints Sunday, November 6, 2022 — Observing “All Saints Day” is an ancient church custom—a good one, especially if we remember what the Biblical definition of “saint” is. The word saint comes from the Latin word “Sanctus” which means holy, set apart. In our catechism, we use the word “sanctification” as a heading for…

The Gospel Frees Us

Reformation Sunday, October 30, 2022 — Every year we Lutherans celebrate the Reformation of the Church that took place 500 years ago. The Festival of the Reformation has also been called the Festival of the Word. When asked how the Reformation succeeded so well, Martin Luther responded, “We just preached, taught, wrote and drank Wittenberg…