MALAGASY LUTHERAN CHURCH Music & Gospel 4th Sunday after Easter May, 3rd-8th 2021 « God, who is Love, comforts His people »

Introduction: The phrase “God, who is love, comforts his people » particularly expresses the greatness of God’s compassion and mercy as He never forsakes His people and does not let them be orphaned or alone. For here is how He reassured His discouraged people, Israel, during their exile in Assyria: « I have loved you with an … [Read more…]

MALAGASY LUTHERAN CHURCH Music & Gospel 3rd Sunday after Easter April, 30th – May 1st 2021 « Jesus Christ, the Faithful Hope » *

Many people find the time we are living today so confusing and distressing, especially in this time of a pandemic.Yet God’s people, those who hope in Him, because they know He is trustworthy, can say, « But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs … [Read more…]

MALAGASY LUTHERAN CHURCH Music & Gospel Second Sunday after Easter 19-24 April 2021 « JESUS CHRIST, GOOD SHEPHERD, TAKES CARE OF HIS SHEEP » *

Introduction: « Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd, takes care of His sheep », because He loves His own people and carries them close to His heart. For God’s assurance for His sheep is most certain because He is Faithful and True, according to His words: « I am the way, and the truth, and the life » Jn 14:6a. … [Read more…]

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…]