Today in the Church Year

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s focus is on Jesus’ conversation with the Canaanite woman as recorded in the Gospel of Matthew. Our devotional reading is from Fusion: Food.

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Bernard of Clairvaux, Hymnwriter and Theologian

For today’s commemoration of Bernard of Clairvaux, our devotion comes from Celebrating the Saints.

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Johann Gerhard, Theologian

Today we remember the great theologian Johann Gerhard, and we read a devotion from Theological Commonplaces: On the Nature of Theology and Scripture, Second Edition.

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Isaac

We commemorate today the biblical father Isaac, and we read a devotion about the meaning of his name taken from Courageous Fathers of the Bible.

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St. Mary, Mother of Our Lord

Our celebration today is for St. Mary, the Mother of Our Lord, and we read a devotion from Sermons for Feasts, Festivals, and Occasions: Selections from Concordia Pulpit Resources.

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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Today, we focus on the text of Jesus walking on water and take our devotion from the Bible study Fusion: Water.

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Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

We remember today the martyrdom of Lawrence, who boldly stood his ground against the Roman authorities until the very end. Our devotion comes from One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: Christians Through the Centuries.

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Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

The focus for today’s devotion is the Isaiah reading, and we read an excerpt from Concordia Commentary: Isaiah 40–55.

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Joanna, Mary, and Salome, Myrrhbearers

For today’s commemoration, we remember three of the women who brought spices to Jesus’ tomb, and we read a devotion from The Heart of Jesus: Women in the Gospel of Luke.

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Joseph of Arimathea

Today, we commemorate Joseph of Arimathea, and we read a study on his life as described in The Gospel According to St. Luke.

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