Author Archives: Calvary Lutheran Church

September 20, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 33:10-36:22 Galatians 5:13-26 Proverbs 23:23 “The Obedient Christ” “But I am a worm and not a man,scorned by mankind and despised by the people.”[Psalm 22:6] Christ not only subjected Himself to people, but also to sin, death, and the devil, and bore all of that for us. […]

September 17, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 25:1-33:9 Galatians 3:10-5:12 Proverbs 23:17-22 “The Yoke of Christ” “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”[Galatians 5:1] The yoke of Christ is a summons to take the cross, and to put the old man […]

September 16, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 22:1-24:23 Galatians 2:17-3:9 Proverbs 23:15-16 “Fight Powerfully” “Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation.”[2nd Peter 1:20] The kind of study useful to battle, is that one is learned in Scripture, as Paul says: “He must hold firm to the […]

September 15, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 19:1-21:27 Galatians 2:1-16 Proverbs 23:13-14 “Concerning Knowledge and Power” “Therefore, as it is written, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.”[1st Corinthians 1:31] Concerning this knowledge and its power the prophets have spoken gloriously and clearly prophesied, as in Isaiah 53:1, “out of the anguish […]

September 14, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 15:1-18:7 Galatians 1:1-24 Proverbs 23:12 “Eternal Food” “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”[John 6:51] Christ wanted to […]

September 13, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 12:1-14:32 2nd Corinthians 13:1-14 Proverbs 23:9-11 “On Becoming a Christian” “Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.”[Philippians 3:12] For there is really nothing more destructive to […]

September 10, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 6:1-11:16 2nd Corinthians 11:16-12:21 Proverbs 23:1-8 “The Calm after the Storm” “And they went and woke him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are perishing.”[Matthew 8:25] Here, in the final moment, there glimmers yet one little spark of faith, which is unaware of itself, because it says, “we […]

September 09, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 3:1-5:30 2nd Corinthians 11:1-15 Proverbs 22:28-29 “The Sheep of Christ” “As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist,fulfill your ministry.”[2nd Timothy 4:5] In spiritual shepherding, that is, the kingdom of Christ, one should, therefore, preach to the sheep of Christ … […]

September 08, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Isaiah 1:1-2:22 2nd Corinthians 10:1-18 Proverbs 22:26-27 “Take Up Your Cross” “For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake,…”[Philippians 1:29] We need to have a definition of what “taking up […]

September 07, 2021

Day by Day with Martin Luther Read: Song of Solomon 5:1-8:14 2nd Corinthians 9:1-15 Proverbs 22:24-25 “When the Wicked Succeed” “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices!”[Psalm 37:7] It is as if the […]