Malagasy Lutheran Church Hira & Filazantsara First Sunday following Easter 11-17 April 2021 « The Living Jesus: an assurance for Believers » *

The message: “The Living Jesus: An Assurance for Believers”: Jesus lives; He wins and frees believers from the yoke of sin and the power of death. This is exactly what the Apostle Paul meant when he said that Jesus was “delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification” … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Music & Gospel Easter Sunday, 04-10 April 2021 “Easter, exaltation of God’s glory” *

Easter Day. The angels above and all the believers of the whole earth shout for joy, for the glory of God is exalted─Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh (Jn 1:14a) who came to give life to the world (Jn 6:33), making death His footstool, according to these words of the Father: « The Lord says to … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Palm Sunday, March 29th – April 03rd, 2021 « Christ, Atonement for the world » *

Why? Because God particularly values the man and the world He created. They are the work of His hand, the result of His toiling. For when He created the world, He spoke and said, « Let there be light, » and there was light (Gen 1:3). In this regard, the apostle John declared: « In the beginning was … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel – 22nd – 27th March 2021 Week of preparation for “The passion of the Lamb of God” *

The “Week of preparation for the Passion of the Lamb of God” is the preparation of the believer’s heart and soul to meditate on the unprecedent torture that Jesus willingly took on Himself—His enduring the most terrible suffering which ended up with His death on the cross for us sinners. “But he was pierced for … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Son & Gospel Second Sunday before Easter “God’s covenant with His people” *

God makes a covenant with His people, those who acknowledge Him as their “Lord and God” (Jn 20:28). The foundation on which is based is His word, saying, « I will be their God, and they shall be my people » Jer 31:33b. Accordingly Abram obeyed His command by leaving his homeland Ur of Chaldeans in the … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song and Gospel Sunday III before Easter – March 08-13, 2021 « God makes a covenant of redemption » *

The work of redemption that God has made consists in vindicating sinners by setting them freem from the power of sin and the penalty of sin, so that they may be justified and be able to reconcile again with God, their Creator and Savior. The Apostle John stated in this respect: « But to all who … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Forth Sunday before Eastern – week of 01st – 06th March 2021 “God, Savior of His people” *

The world is not without suffering and the believers could be hit by it. Indeed, it is written: « the whole world lies under the power of the evil one » 1 Jn 5:19b. But, thank God, « who gave himself for our sins to set us free from the present evil age » (Gal 1:4a). Paul ‘statement to … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – week of 08. -13. February 2021 “The Lord is the One to be trusted” *

1/ The statement, ”The Lord is the One to be trusted” means that we should worship or trust in no one else because He is the Only God. He commanded: « You shall have no other gods before[a] me » Ex 20:3. Indeed, there is one who pretends to be God—that is, the devil who dared to … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – week of 08. -13. February 2021 “The Lord is the One to be trusted”

1/ The statement, ”The Lord is the One to be trusted” means that we should worship or trust in no one else because He is the Only God. He commanded: « You shall have no other gods before[a] me » Ex 20:3. Indeed, there is one who pretends to be God—that is, the devil who dared to … [Read more…]