Sunday 10am – Pastor McClean presiding, Pastor Sattler retiring The hymns and praise songs we sang were “Today is the Day”, “Old Church Choir”, “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”, “O Day of Rest and Gladness”, “The Church’s One Foundation”, “The Words I Would Say”, “Thrive”, and “Go My Children, With My Blessing”. The…… Continue reading the view from the holy cross pew 9-29-19
Psalm 127 1-2 If God doesn’t build the house, the builders only build shacks. If God doesn’t guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. Don’t you know he enjoys giving rest to those he loves?
First, a couple of things. Martin Luther did not lead the reformation from the Catholic Church. He had issues with it, to be sure, but he wanted to remain a Catholic but only when he was ex-communicated did he preach his teachings we are familiar with today. It was other groups of primarily German religious…… Continue reading the view from the cattedrale di. s. maria del fiore pew 9-22-19
Romans 12:12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
The first cup of caffè americano in Rome rivals Wally’s. Lamentations 3:22-24 God’s loyal love couldn’t have run out, his merciful love couldn’t have dried up. They’re created new every morning. How great your faithfulness! I’m sticking with God (I say it over and over). He’s all I’ve got left.
Here’s looking at you, tourista! Matthew 16:17,18 Jesus came back, “God bless you, Simon, son of Jonah! You didn’t get that answer out of books or from teachers. My Father in heaven, God himself, let you in on this secret of who I really am. And now I’m going to tell you who you are,…… Continue reading the papal poke 9-16-19
My Sweet Rib got up to watch Pope Francis give his weekly Angelus address at St. Peter’s Square this morning. The Purging Lutheran’s legs opted out because of the ~7 hours they spent toting the rest of me around yesterday. MSR was able to capture this live action shot of Francis at his window sill. MSR…… Continue reading the view of st. peter’s square pew (standing) by My Sweet Rib and the view from the hotel room bed (comfy) by The Purging Lutheran 9-15-19