Today the Church celebrates Holy Cross Day. The Gospel reading for this feast is John 12:20–33, where Jesus speaks of the cross upon which He will be lifted up. Our devotional reading comes from Meditations on the Gospels: According to His Word.
Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist. The martyrdom of John takes place in the sixth chapter of Mark’s Gospel. Our devotion comes from Meditations on the Gospel: According to His Word.
On the Feast of All Saints today, we take our devotion from one of the sermons in Selected Sermons of Norman Nagel: From Valparaiso to St. Louis.
Our devotional text on the Feast of St. Matthew focuses on the Gospel of the day.
For today’s feast, we remember the Apostle Barnabas. Our devotion focuses on the reading from Acts and is from LifeLight: Acts, Part 1—Leaders Guide.
We remember St. Titus today by reading a biographical excerpt from Introduction to the Books of the Bible.
On this feast day when we remember the first Christian martyr, we read a devotion from Men and Women of the Word: 45 Meditations on Biblical Heroes.
On the Feast of St. Andrew today, we read a Portals of Prayer devotion about Andrew’s selflessness in sharing the Gospel with others.
On the feast day for St. Bartholomew, we take our devotion from Growing in Christ: High School Teacher Guide (NT1).
Today’s feast celebrating St. Peter and St. Paul prompts us to take our devotion from Sermons for Feasts, Festivals, and Occasions: Selections from Concordia Pulpit Resources.