Author Archives: Calvary Lutheran Church

November 28, 2022

Christmas and Advent Hymns and their Story “The Advent of our King”

November 23-24, 2022

Day by Day Read: Nehemiah 5:14-19 Revelation 1:1-8 “God Provides Abundantly” “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever!”[Psalm 118:1] God abundantly and convincingly proves His friendly and gracious favor by his daily and everlasting goodness, as the Psalmist writes: “His steadfast love endures forever”; that is, […]

November 22, 2022

Day by Day Read: Nehemiah 4:15-23 3rd John 1-15 “Christian Friends” “Where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”[Matthew 18:20] Even if one’s heart is well grounded by the Holy Spirit, it remains a great advantage to have a friend with whom we can converse about faith, and from […]

November 21, 2022

Day by Day Read: Nehemiah 4:1-14 2nd John 1-13 “Our Lord Sustains Us” When Peter walked on the sea and came to Christ, so long as he held to the Word, the water had to bear him up; but when he turned his eyes from Christ and he let go of the Word, he saw […]

November 17, 2022

Day by Day Read: Daniel 12:1-13 1st John 3:11-24 “The Gospel Will Never Perish” The fact that nowadays we still encounter offense need not surprise us, since Christ Himself meets with it … I can expect to fare no better that my Lord Jesus. Since He experienced apostasy, I might know that among us not […]

November 16, 2022

Day by Day Read: Daniel 11:20-45 1st John 2:28-3:10 “God Cares for His People” We should all be individually certain about this, that we are the people of God, members of His Holy Christian church. Above all things this faith is necessary which firmly apprehends the following: the whole people of God happen to be […]

November 15, 2022

Day by Day Read: Daniel 11:1-19 1st John 2:15-27 “Have Mercy, O Lord” Let all men sing this verse with David and acknowledge that they are sinners and that God is righteous, that is, merciful. This confession is a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God, and David invites us to it. He wants this to […]

November 14, 2022

Day by Day Read: Daniel 10:1-21 1st John 2:1-12“Where Weakness Ends” The Lord lets the godly become powerless and to be brought low, at times, until everyone supposes their end is near, whereas in these very things He is present to them with all His power, yet so hidden and in secret that even those […]

November 11, 2022

Day by Day Read: Daniel 5:1-31 2nd Peter 2:1-10 “Christ Comes in Our Place” “He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness.By his wounds you have been healed.”[1st Peter 2:24] So, Christ is now crucified and hangs on the cross as the […]

November 10, 2022

Day by Day Read: Daniel 4:19-37 2nd Peter 1:16-21 “Take Refuge in the Lord” “The Lord knows those who take refuge in Him.”[Nahum 1:7] This is a word overflowing with comfort – that the Lord knows His people, that He keeps an eye on them, protects and watches over them, that they are His concern, […]