GRACE – MERCY – and PEACE are Yours this day from God our Father, through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. AMEN.
In the Name of Jesus. AMEN.
Next Wednesday is Christmas Eve, and so, we have come to our final Wednesday evening service this Advent. This year, we have considered the theme, “PREPARING to MEET HIM, with REJOICING HEARTS and RAISED VOICES.” The theme was actually suggested by the three hymns we’ve sung each week. Yes, I knew they were repeats. Only the order had changed. All three were written by Paul Gerhardt – a 17th century Lutheran theologian, pastor, and hymnwriter. Gerhardt knew the importance of being prepared by Christ.
Gerhardt lived in difficult times in . . . Read All