Message for this week.
As we gather for worship this Sunday the readings clearly proclaim the Gospel that Jesus laid down his life for sinners. He gave himself into their hands so that by his death on the cross he could save them from their sin. His life was not taken from him by force but willingly given, for you and for me and for a world of sinners, and then after three days taken up again. It's this love for lost sheep which defines Jesus as the Good Shepherd. May God grant us his Spirit to see and ever believe that, "there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved" (Acts 4:12).
Worship Anew is a weekly minute Lutheran TV broadcast worship service which includes music, Scripture readings, prayers, and a pastor delivering a message. The program is intended for those unable to attend church. It is closed captioned for the hearing impaired, and can be viewed by following this link: http://www.WorshipAnew.org
Higher Things, a ministry to Lutheran youth, provides daily devotions called "Reflections" for youth and their families. These Reflections, which center on the Gospel of Jesus Christ, can be viewed by following this link: https://higherthings.org/reflections/