Today’s devotional reading comes from the letter to parents in Ezekiel and the Dry Bones: Arch Books.
We read today a devotion from Meditations on the Gospels that focuses on the reading from Matthew.
The new Church Year falls on Sunday, December 1. This is great news! In preparation, we’ve compiled a refresher list about the five seasons of the Church Year below.
Today, we celebrate the feast of St. Andrew, brother of Simon Peter, called by Jesus into discipleship. Since Andrew was a disciple of Jesus and also called by Him, our devotion is on Matthew 4:19: “I will make you fishers of men,” and is taken from Follow Me: Discipleship According to St. Matthew by Martin Franzmann.
Today, we commemorate Noah, faithful follower of God through the flood. We take our devotional reading from Courageous Fathers of the Bible: A Bible Study for Men.
Today, on the Last Sunday of the Church Year, we take our Epistle from Colossians 1:13–20. Our devotional reading comes from The Mighty & The Mysterious by Heidi Goehmann.
Today we celebrate Elizabeth of Hungary, revered for her charity. We commemorate her by reading a brief biography, words from Martin Luther, and a prayer from Treasury of Daily Prayer.
Today we take our Old Testament Reading from Malachi 4:1–6. Our devotional reading comes from Luther’s Works: volume 18, speaking on the Last Day and the kingdom of Christ.
Today, we commemorate Emperor Justinian, Christian ruler and confessor of Christ. We take our devotional reading from Church History: The Basics, speaking historically on Justinian and the debate on the person of Christ in his empire.
In the biography below, we read about the decision by Martin of Tours to become a monk, becoming “Christ’s soldier.” Our devotional reading for today, from Commentary on Ephesians by George Stoeckhardt, revolves around Ephesians 6:10–17 which speaks of putting on the armor of Christ.