Eagerly Waiting

“So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.” Hebrews 9:28 The Holy Scriptures are full of prophecies regarding the return of the Son of Man on the last day. ...

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“Oh, May Thy Soldiers, Faithful, True and Bold”

  Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.   Ephesians 6:10 Today is a day that our country has designated for the commemoration of all of our nation’s veterans.  Very few veterans of World War II remain in our congregations now.  Yet it is good for Christian...

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Come Lord Jesus!

He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!  Revelation 22:20 The end of the church year is a time when the saints of God are called to cast our eyes towards the heavens in anticipation of our Lord’s return in glory.  A...

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REV. ADAM MUELLER July 1, 1931 – October 29, 2020 The Rev. Adam Mueller, 89, went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ Thursday, October 29, 2020, after a full life of devotion to God, his family and love and care for those that came across his path in...

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Pray for our Leaders

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.  1 Timothy 2:1-2 In St. Paul’s letter to young pastor Timothy,...

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Life: Pulse and Breath

Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end.   Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart.  Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it.  Incline my heart to your testimonies, and...

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The Lord is at Hand

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and...

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The Faith Once Delivered to the Saints

“Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.” Jude 3 The Nicene Creed has a definite beginning point beginning at the Council of...

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Rev. Alfred W. Rodewald

Rev. Alfred W. Rodewald March 1, 1925-September 24, 2020   Rev. Alfred William Rodewald of Concordia, MO died at the Good Shepherd Care Community on September 24, 2020. He was 95. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Concordia, with Rev....

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