Peace Lutheran Church Sussex, Wisconsin

Yearly Archives: 2014

November 2014

Written on November 6, 2014 at 5:52 pm, by

God’s Gift of Marriage and the Renewing Power of Jesus’ Love “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here in the sight of God and before His Church to witness the union of this man and this woman in holy matrimony. This is an honorable estate instituted and blessed by God in Paradise, before humanity’s fall into  Continue Reading »

September 2014

Written on September 12, 2014 at 5:21 am, by

Baptismal Sponsors The practice of assigning sponsors to candidates for Baptism originated in the first three centuries of the Church during the time of widespread persecution. Respected, mature Christians from the congregation were chosen to “sponsor” adult converts throughout their catechesis prior to Baptism. They were to pray for the catechumens whom they were sponsoring  Continue Reading »

May 2014

Written on May 2, 2014 at 7:30 am, by

But Deliver Us from Evil We live in an age in which, for many, the existence of Satan and evil angels is not taken seriously. For some, however, the power of the demonic is actually sought after and believed to be the greatest power. The Seventh Petition of the Lord’s Prayer explicitly makes reference not  Continue Reading »

March 2014

Written on March 5, 2014 at 7:29 am, by

“I’m a Widow” The loss of a spouse can be among the most devastating losses we can experience in life. The deeper the love and fellowship married couples have had in life, the deeper the pain and sorrow can be when one of them dies. The reason for this is because the one flesh union  Continue Reading »

January 2014

Written on January 16, 2014 at 8:28 am, by

The Blessedness of Sins Forgiven Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit. When I kept silent, my bones grew old Through my groaning all the day long. For day and night  Continue Reading »