Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XVII after Trinity, 26th September – 2 October 2021 « God sets free » *

The message: Why the statement « God sets free? » Because there are many yokes that may bind us humans. It may be the imperfect spiritual life (for example: a unrepentant heart, a heart constantly anxious because of unbelief); it may be a wicked heart (hating and envying one’s neighbour, eager to retaliate); it may be bad … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XVI after Trinity, 19-25 September 2021 « It is God gives life » *

The message: « It is God who gives life » That is the primary idea contained in God’s act of creation work since the beginning, as it is written: « In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XIV following Trinity, September 05-11, 2021 « Be freed from self-justification. » *

Introduction: The righteous are those who are justified, not those who justify themselves. In this respect, Jesus said: « If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true » Jn.5:31. Self-justification cannot justify men; on the contrary, it condemns them in the sight of God and prevents them from entering the kingdom of heaven; in other … [Read more…]

MALAGASY LUTHERAN CHURCH Song & Gospel XIII Sunday after Trinity, 29 August – 04 September 2021 “The Keeping of God’s Commandments leads to Life” *

The message: Why say that « Keeping the Commandments of God leads to life? » Because today is a time of apostasy and disobedience, as Paul indicated to his son Timothy, « You must understand this, that in the last days distressing times will come. For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, abusive … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XII after Trinity, 22-28 August 2021 « The light is rising » *

Introduction: The statement « The light is rising » refers to a most precious time. Indeed, in the past, Israel regressed; its priests themselves were found disrespectful and lacking in fear of God (Mal 1:6), and the Jewish nation blamed God and murmured against Him, saying: « All who do evil are good in the sight of the … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday X following Trinity, August 8-14, 2021 « Jesus Christ, the Life-giving Way of God » *

Introduction: The Scriptures say: « There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death » Pr 14:12. In this way, Satan works very hard to mislead people so that they would be lost like him, and « […] to lead astray, if possible, even the elect » Mt 24:24. The lost … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Music & Gospel Sunday IX following Trinity, August 1st-7, 2021 « The Believers, Faithful People » *

Introduction: Faithful believers are people with whom God is pleased because He can trust them. They are steadfast in their faith, as the Lord said: « My righteous one will live by faith. My soul takes no pleasure in anyone who shrinks back » Heb 10:38. Thus, the faithful believers really walk by faith, not by sight … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Music & Gospel Sunday VII following Trinity, July 25-31, 2021  »The True Worshipers » *

The message: The concepts of a « true worshiper » are not just a few nor is it unique. Simply put, a true worshiper is one who worships with a sincere and honest heart. So it is with those who pray with a « pure heart », or with a « purified heart », because they have a repentant heart and … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Music & Gospel Sunday VII following Trinity, July 18-24, 2021 « God with His people, an assurance of blessing » *

Introduction: « God with His people, assurance of blessing » means that wherever the Lord is, He commands blessings and peace, happiness for all who believe in Him. There is no shadow of growth or suspicion of danger or failure, but a realm of great peace and certainty. For as Jesus’disciples gathered in the upper room for … [Read more…]