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A sermon for All Saints Sunday, November 10, 2019

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Christmas Challenge
Beginning December 1st, read a chapter of Luke each day. You will read the Gospel of Luke by Christmas Eve.

Dec 1: Luke 1 — click to read online.
Dec 2: Luke 2
Dec 3: Luke 3
Dec 4: Luke 4
Dec 5: Luke 5
Dec 6: Luke 6
Dec 7: Luke 7
Dec 8: Luke 8
Dec 9: Luke 9
Dec 10: Luke 10
Dec 11: Luke 11
Dec 12: Luke 12
Dec 13: Luke 13
Dec 14: Luke 14
Dec 15: Luke 15
Dec 16: Luke 16
Dec 17: Luke 17
Dec 18: Luke 18
Dec 19: Luke 19
Dec 20: Luke 20
Dec 21: Luke 21
Dec 22: Luke 22
Dec 23: Luke 23
Dec 24: Luke 24

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Today's Devotion from the Lutheran Confessions

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From the Word: 20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 who by the force that enables him to subdue all things to himself, will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body. (Philippians 3:20–21)

From the Confessions: The Small Catechism

The Third Article

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church,* the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen

What does this mean?

I believe that I cannot by my own reason or strength believe in Jesus Christ my Lord or come to him; but the Holy Spirit has called me through the Gospel, enlightened me with his gifts, and sanctified and preserved me in the true faith. In the same way, he calls, gathers, enlightens, and sanctifies the whole Christian church on earth, and preserves it in unity with Jesus Christ in the one true faith. In this Christian church, he daily forgives abundantly all my sins and the sins of all believers; and at the last day, he will raise me and all the dead and will grant everlasting life to me and to all who believe in Christ. This is most certainly true!

*or “holy Christian Church” (“catholic” here refers to the fellowship of all believing Christians)

Pulling It Together: We believe that God will raise our earthly bodies, just as Jesus was resurrected. Our humble bodies will be transformed to be like Christ’s in glory. We do not know what that will look like, nor should we care to speculate. All we know—and this is of paramount importance—is that these glorified bodies will usher us into the presence of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, enabling us by the power at work in Christ Jesus to enjoy their blessed communion forever.

Prayer: I am excited for your return, O Lord. Amen.

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