19th Sunday after Pentecost October 15, 2017 Matthew 22: 1-14 Law and Gospel. That’s what Lutheran preachers are famous for. We believe that Scripture comes to us as law and gospel. The Law calls us to account for failing to live as God’s people. It wakes us up to God’s order for our lives, […]
The Gospel reading is at the center of our worship as it is Jesus, God’s Word, among us. We rise, we greet his words with singing, we pause to hear his words interpreted by the preacher. We hear God’s word as Law which convicts us, and Gospel which assures us of God’s forgiveness and love.
Luke 10:25–37 25Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” 27He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, […]