Reverend Christopher I. Thoma +
Text and Theme: Lutheran Service Book, Hymn 656, “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”
(The Preaching of the Gospel for this feast takes a different form than what is our usual practice. The intention is to combine the preaching of the Gospel with the singing of the hymn. The pastor will preach a portion and the congregation will respond by singing a stanza. This is to happen in consecutive order with the sermon conclusion being the final stanza.)
In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
The fortress is God’s. A mighty fortress is our God. His bricks and mortar, His moat and iron girds, His . . . Read All