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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Readings and Memory Work - Palmarum (3-28-10)

Exodus 8:1-32
Hebrews 1:1-14

Exodus 9:1-28
Hebrews 2:1-18

Exodus 9:29—10:20
Hebrews 3:1-19

Exodus 10:21—11:10
Hebrews 4:1-16

Exodus 12:1-28
Hebrews 5:1-14

Exodus 12:29-32; 13:1-16
Hebrews 6:1-20

Exodus 13:17—14:9
Hebrews 7:1-22

Bible Verse for Memorizing
Isaiah writes about the Christ, “He was wounded for our transgression; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5)

Small Catechism for Memorizing - The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
What benefits does Baptism give? It works forgiveness of sins, rescues from death and the devil, and gives eternal salvation to all who believe this, as the words and promises of God declare.

Which are these words and promises of God? Christ our Lord says in the last chapter of Mark: “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.”
(Mark 16:16)

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Readings and Memory Work - Judica (3-21-10)

Readings Sunday:
Exodus 1:1-22
Mark 14:12-31

Exodus 2:1-22
Mark 14:32-52

Exodus 2:23—3:22
Mark 14:53-72

Exodus 4:1-18
Mark 15:1-15

Exodus 4:19-31
Mark 15:16-32

Exodus 5:1—6:1
Mark 15:33-47

Exodus 7:1-25
Mark 16:1-20

Bible Verse for Memorizing
Jesus said, “Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.” (John 8:51)

Small Catechism for Memorizing  - The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
What is Baptism? Baptism is not just plain water, but it is the water included in God’s command and combined with God’s word.

Which is that word of God? Christ our Lord says in the last chapter of Matthew: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” (Matthew 28:19)

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Readings and Memory Work - Laetare (March 14)

Genesis 41:28-57
Mark 11:20-33

Genesis 42:1-34, 38
Mark 12:1-12

Genesis 43:1-28
Mark 12:13-27

Genesis 44:1-18, 32-34
Mark 12:28-44

Genesis 45:1-20, 24-28
Mark 13:1-23

Genesis 47:1-31
Mark 13:24-37

Genesis 49:28—50:7, 14-26
Mark 141:1-11

Bible Verse for Memorizing
If anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. (1 John 2:1)

Small Catechism for Memorizing - The Lord’s Prayer
The Conclusion: For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever. Amen.

What does this mean? This means that I should be certain that these petitions are pleasing to our Father in heaven, and are heard by Him; for He Himself has commanded us to pray in this way and has promised to hear us. Amen, amen means “yes, yes, it shall be so.”

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Readings and Memory Work - Oculi (3-7-10)

Genesis 27:30-45; 28:10-22
Mark 9:1-13

Genesis 29:1-30
Mark 9:14-32

Genesis 35:1-29
Mark 9:33-50

Genesis 37:1-36
Mark 10:1-12

Genesis 39:1-23
Mark 10:13-31

Genesis 40:1-23
Mark 10:32-52

Genesis 41:1-27
Mark 11:1-19

Bible Verse for Memorizing
Blessed are those who hear the Word of God and keep it! (Luke 11:28)

Small Catechism for Memorizing  - The Lord’s Prayer
Seventh Petition: But deliver us from evil.

What does this mean? We pray in this petition, in summary, that our Father in heaven would rescue us from every evil of body and soul, possessions and reputation, and finally, when our last hour comes, give us a blessed end, and graciously take us from this valley of sorrow to Himself in heaven.