Daily Devotion

Daily Devotions from Lutheran Hour Ministries

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Learn about our responsibility to publicly confess the faith in Jesus and to instruct the young as we begin another new year.


Justifying Christmas

Learn how the Scriptures connected with the birth of Jesus proclaim the good news of justification by grace through faith.


Thanksgiving Cornucopia

Learn how the Scriptures speak of thanksgiving and encourage us to “give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.”


The Creed Strengthens Our Faith

Learn about the creeds, why they are important, and how they can strengthen our faith as well as our children’s faith.


What is it to “Be the Church”?

This short article helps us to understand that the Church is defined by her Head, Christ Jesus. Where He is present in Word and Sacraments, there she is.


Jeremiah: A time to destroy and a time to build

This mini-series podcast from Sharper Iron on KFUO Radio goes through the book of Jeremiah, showing the hope that is found in the righteous Branch from the line of David, Jesus Christ. Sharper Iron looks at the text of Holy Scripture both in its broad context and its narrow detail, all for the sake of proclaiming Christ crucified and risen for sinners.


The Natural Knowledge of God

This Bible Study helps us to proclaim Christ and His saving work through His Word using the dim and incomplete knowledge of God that human beings have through His revelation of Himself in nature as a starting point.


Ascension Day: The Forgotten Holiday

The Ascension of Our Lord this year will be celebrated on May 13th. Learn the history and importance of this celebration to the Christian Church.


Standing in the Footprints of a Bold Confession

On April 18, 1521, Martin Luther made his historic stand at the Diet of Worms when accused of fostering heresy. In this short Bible study, learn what Luther’s response was and how we can be encouraged that the Lord continues to bless the proclamation of the Gospel through His Church 500 years later.


Lent: A Time for Giving Up or Taking Up?

Ideas to use the sacred time of Lent not to give up things, but to take up the right things.


Memory Verse Challenge

Challenge yourself to memorize one Bible verse a week during Lent and beyond.



A quick read about the Lutheran practices during Lent.


Unjustifiable Faiths

Four Common — and Wrong — Beliefs about Justification


A Simple Way to Pray

A practical two-part introduction to the theology and practice of prayer, drawing on Luther’s Small and Large Catechisms and especially on Luther's little book "A Simple Way to Pray."


Lutheran Advent Traditions

Informational article about the season of Advent.


Family Devotion

A Brief Advent Devotion for the Family Table. Family members may take turns reading the prophecy for each day during Advent.


A Moment of Faith

Rev. Doug Nicely, pastor of Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Collinsville, Illinois, joins host Gary Duncan to reflect on the Catechism and Scripture.


Lutheran Confessions Video Series

Take a journey through the Lutheran Confessions with Reverend Dr. Arand at the Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana. There are over 60+ videos you can explore.


Faith That Sees through the Culture

God’s Word is filled with paradoxes. They are both-and statements, at once seeming contradictory but both being wholly and completely true. Through this study, we can discover new vistas for faith to see more clearly and live out our faith more effectively in our culture.

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Daily Chapel Sermon

Has your work schedule prevented you from attending Sunday services? Or are you missing hearing God’s Word during the week (after listening to Pastor’s sermon on YouTube)? To fill that gap, hear sermons preached during Daily Chapel at the LCMS International Center.


Wrestling With the Basics

Get ready to chuckle or even chortle with Pastor “Jolly” John Lukomski and Pastor Matt “Youngblood” Clark as they take a humorous approach to Bible Study each Saturday morning.


Morning Prayer Sermonette

Hear a guest pastor give a short sermonette based on the day’s Daily Lectionary New Testament text during Morning and Evening Prayer.


Cross Defense

Challenge your theological synapses with Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, as he and his expert guests talk about curious topics to excite the imagination, equip the mind, and comfort the soul with God’s ordering of the world in the Law and Gospel.