Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday after Christmas December 30, 2019 – January 04, 2020 « The Messiah has come, peace on earth » *

The Message: The Messiah has come! No longer is God to be called on, nor a Savior to be sought after, but a God and Savior who has already come to seek and save the lost (Luke 9: 10), because He is the Good Shepherd who is willing to lay down His life for His … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Third Week of Advent December 16-21, 2019 “The Coming of the Messiah, comfort for His people” *

The title’s message: The suffering of the children of Israel was most bitter when they were unfaithful to God and had to undergo His punishment, that is, their captivity by the Assyrians and their exile to Babylon; they were at the mercy of the gentiles, like a nation which was deprived of its rights and … [Read more…]

Lutheran Church Malagasy Song and Gospel Sunday XXV after Trinity 25-30 November 2019 “God does not forsake His people”

The topic’s meaning: The theme « God does not forsake His people » expresses the agreement and covenant that God made with His people, those who believe in His Name and He chose to be his own special possession (1Pet.2: 9b). Long ago He said to them, « But now, Jacob, so speaks the Lord who created you … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XXIV after Trinity – from 18th to 23th November 2019 “The work of redemption, work of God” *

The topic’s idea: « The work of redemption, work of God » unmistakably means that this work is humanly impossible, priceless, and that nothing can be exchanged for it. What is « redemption » actually, and what is its purpose? In what way can it relate to « salvation? » « Redemption is the release of captives from the hand of the … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XXIV after Trinity – from 18th to 23th November 2019 “The work of redemption, work of God” *

The topic’s idea: « The work of redemption, work of God » unmistakably means that this work is humanly impossible, priceless, and that nothing can be exchanged for it. What is « redemption » actually, and what is its purpose? In what way can it relate to « salvation? » « Redemption is the release of captives from the hand of the … [Read more…]

Malagasy Lutheran Church Song & Gospel Sunday XXIII after Trinity – week from 11th to 16th November 2019 “God’s people, servants of righteousness” *

The topic’s meaning: God is righteous and loves righteousness; He hates evil (Ps11:7) and wants his people to be like Him (Ps.34:15-16). John the Apostle said, ”I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are ware walking in the truth” 3 Jn 4. It is the nature of the children of God … [Read more…]

Lutheran Church Malagasy Song and Gospel Sunday XVII after Trinity – week of 04 to 09 November 2019 « God is Faithful » *

The topic‟s meaning: God is faithful because He is righteous, being a God who does not betray his covenant nor change his word but fulfills it. He certainly does so because, according to the Scripture, He is a “God, who does not lie” (Tit.1:2). He is truly jealous of his righteousness, as described by Balaam … [Read more…]

Lutheran Church Malagasy Song and Gospel Sunday XVII after Trinity from 28 October to 02 November 2019

« God does not forsake his people » The topic’s idea: God does not forsake his people and He never will. For He says, « I have loved you with an eternal love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness » Jer 31: 3. God makes a promise and gives us a great assurance, because we, human beings, have … [Read more…]

Lutheran Church Malagasy Song and Gospel Sunday XVII after Trinity from 21 to 26 October 2019 « THE BELIEVERS LIVE ON LOVE » *

The theme’s main idea: « The believers live on love » because God in whom they believe and whom theyserve is a « God of Love » (1 John 4:16). So just as the Apostle Paul declared, « I no longer live but Christ lives in me »(Gal 2:20), so he also said, « Christ’s love compels us »2Cor 5: 14—Christ to whom … [Read more…]