Preach the Word – July/August 2010

Volume 13, Number 6

The Sermon in Worship: Liturgical Preaching

The sermon rarely stands alone in Lutheran Worship. On a typical Sunday or festival, we preach in a defined context and as part of a larger framework. Since the main services in our hymnals are based on the Christian liturgy, we often call the kind of preaching we do liturgical preaching.

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Preaching from the Supplemental Lectionary

When lectionary preaching first became the norm among WELS preachers, men often followed the one-year lectionary in The Lutheran Hymnal. The Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship three-year lectionary added more texts but had similar pros and cons as the historic series, especially with End Times preaching.

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