[Part 4 of 4] How does worship change your life?–John 3:22-36 I have heard it said, and I believe it is something I too have mentioned, that the high point in the Divine Service is the Lord’s Supper. This is not an accurate statement. Thus far we have discussed Baptism, the Word, and the Lord’s Supper. Which … More Life without End
[Part 3 of 4] How does worship change your life?–John 3:16-21 And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.–John 3:19 When I was younger my mom would ask me, “How much do you love me?” And my reply … More Filled with the Light of Christ’s Body and Blood
[Part 2 of 4] How Does Worship Change Your Life?–John 3:9-15 Christians largely agree that God’s Word is important. More than this, a faithful Christian will confess that God’s Word is inerrant. Part of the dilemma we face as Christians is the culture’s overwhelming denial of God’s Word, and I believe a sliver of this … More Lifted Up in the Eternal Life of God’s Word
[Part 1 of 4] How does worship change your life? —John 3:1-8 Be sure to read the series introduction! Jesus begins with Nicodemus, saying one must be born again in order to see the kingdom of God (cf. John 3:3). The Divine Service, in the Lutheran Service Book, begins with the rubric and exhortation to make the sign of … More Born Again in the Confession of Christ and His Forgiveness
How does worship change your life? In a word, Jesus. At the center of worship debates and problems the prevailing question must be, “Is Christ at the center of this?” Worship is that time set aside daily and weekly to enter into the transcendent and always present Triune God. Our time is limited, His is … More How Does Worship Change Your Life?