Category: Reformation Sunday

Christians around the country celebrate each year on the Sunday nearest to October 31 the Protestant Reformation, a theological movement that restored many biblical doctrines and emphases that had been lost or confused during the Middle Ages. Men like John …

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Lord God, we give to you all praise and fitting thanksgiving, as do the angels hosts you created who surround your glorious throne. They shine with light and heavenly grace, beholding your face and heeding your voice. They never rest …

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O Lord, if all the creatures in the world should offer themselves together with us to praise you, yet it is certain that we could not give you sufficient thanks for the least of your mercies; and if together the …

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Many churches celebrate Reformation Sunday on the Sunday nearest to October 31, the day on which Martin Luther famously nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Wittenberg church. If you are in charge of choosing hymns for your …

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O Lord, with heartfelt sorrow we repent and deplore our offenses. We condemn ourselves and our evil ways, with true penitence, entreating that your grace may relieve our distress. Be pleased to have compassion on us, O most gracious God, …

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All hymns taken from Hymns to the Living God. Revelation: God Making Himself Known to Us Silent Prayer and Meditation Prelude: “Wake, Awake, for Night Is Flying” (Hymn 97) Words and Music: Philipp Nicolai, 1599 Christian Greeting Leader: The Lord be …

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This year we celebrate the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a theological movement that restored many biblical doctrines and emphases that had been lost or confused during the Middle Ages. Men like John Huss, Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli, …

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Call to Prayer:  Ephesians 6:18 Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints… TRANSITION: Let us join our hearts together as these …

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At the heart of Martin Luther’s reformation of the Church were his reforms in worship. In celebration of Reformation Day, let us consider his influence. Roman Worship Innovations Although the specific dogmas we associate with Roman Catholicism today were not …

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