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.

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 Commemoration of Abraham

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

Devotional Reading for the Commemoration of Elizabeth of Hungary

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.

Philipp Nicolai, Johann Heermann, Paul Gerhardt: Hymnwriters

Today, we remember influential hymnwriters Philipp Nicolai, Johann Heermann, and Paul Gerhardt. Our devotional reading about Paul Gerhardt is adapted from Paul Gerhardt as a Hymn Writer and his Influence on English Hymnody by Theodore Brown Hewitt.

Reading for the Commemoration of Dorcas, Lydia, and Phoebe

Today we celebrate Dorcas (also known as Tabitha), Lydia, and Phoebe, the faithful women of the Bible. Dorcas and Lydia we meet in Acts. Phoebe we learn about in Romans as the woman who delivered Paul’s letters. 

Reading for the Commemoration of Ignatius of Antioch

Today we commemorate Ignatius of Antioch, both a pastor and martyr, who wrote many epistles during his last days. We take our devotional reading today from Reconciliation and Justification by Theodore Dierks. 

Devotion for the Commemoration of Cyprian of Carthage

Today the Church commemorates Cyprian of Carthage, Pastor and Martyr. Our devotional reading comes from the Treasury of Daily Prayer.

Reading for the Commemoration of Moses

Today the Church commemorates the great prophet and deliverer of God’s people, Moses. Our devotional reading comes from Celebrating the Saints.

Devotion for the Commemoration of Gregory the Great

Today the Church commemorates the sixth-century bishop of Rome, Gregory the Great, Pastor. Our devotional reading comes from Celebrating the Saints.

Subscribe to all CPH Blog topics (Worship, Read, Study, Teach, and Serve)