What Do Lutherans Believe about the Saints?

All Saints’ Day is a time to reflect upon and honor the saints who came before us. But what do Lutherans believe about the saints? In his book Celebrating the Saints, author Rev. William Weedon shares the Lutheran teachings on saints.

The Seasons of the Church Year

The following is a brief guide to the traditional seasons of the Church and the liturgical calendar. This introduction is a perfect starting point for learning about the Divine Service throughout the year and an easy hub for reviewing what you’ve learned!

Devotion for the Commemoration of J. K. Wilhelm Loehe, Pastor

Today we remember nineteenth-century German pastor Wilhelm Loehe, and we read an excerpt from one of his writings as recorded in The Pastor.

Devotion for the Circumcision and Name of Jesus

The devotional reading for today is adapted from Concordia Pulpit Resources and focuses on the significance of receiving God’s name.

Devotion for New Year’s Eve

As we anticipate the beginning of the new year tomorrow, we focus on the Gospel of the day and read a devotion from Reformation Heritage Bible Commentary: Luke.

Reading for the Commemoration of David

On the commemoration of David, we read an excerpt from Concordia Commentary: 1 Samuel and remember why God chose David to succeed Saul as king of Israel.

Reading for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

As we mourn the Holy Innocents today, we read a comforting devotion from the book Heaven.

Devotion for the Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist

As we remember the apostle John today, we read a devotion taken from a sermon in Sermons for Feasts, Festivals, and Occasions: Selections from Concordia Pulpit Resources.

Reading for the Commemoration of Abraham

Our commemoration today is for the great patriarch Abraham, and we read a devotion adapted from Courageous Fathers of the Bible.

St. James the Elder, Apostle

On today’s feast celebrating St. James the Elder, we read a devotion from Reformation Heritage Bible Commentary: Mark.

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