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Luco (Beta)

Luco: Lutheran Codex — The Holy Bible, Concordia, and other Orthodox Lutheran works for web and mobile.


Preparing for His Coming

An Advent devotional by Rev. Niels Jakob Jensen Laache, Lutheran Bishop of Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway (1884-1892).


Shall We Have a Bishop?

The Episcopate for the Lutheran Church in America by Rev. J. Kohler, D.D.


Catechism

Explanation of Dr. Martin Luther’s Small Catechism, Together with Three Supplements by Dr. Johan Michael Reu.


The Way of Salvation

The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church by Rev. G. H. Gerberding, A.M.


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Liturgical Guide

The Lutheran Pastor’s Liturgical Guide.


Constitution

The Constitution of the Independent Lutheran Diocese.


Liturgical Calendar

Liturgical Calendar for 2021-2022.


Liturgical Calendar 2021-2022 (Historic Lectionary with Psalms)

SEASONDATEFESTIVALPERICOPES
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Nov 281st Sunday in Advent
Ad Te Levavi
Old Testament: Jeremiah 33:14-18
Psalm: Psalm 24
Epistle: Romans 13:11-14
Gospel: Matthew 21:1-9
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Dec 52nd Sunday in Advent
Populus Zion
Old Testament: Micah 4:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 50:1–15
Epistle: Romans 15:4-13
Gospel: Luke 21:25-36
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Dec 123rd Sunday in Advent
Gaudete
Old Testament: Malachi 3:1-6
Psalm: Psalm 85
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Gospel: Matthew 11:2-10
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Dec 194th Sunday in Advent
Rorate Coeli
Old Testament: Isaiah 40:1-8
Psalm: Psalm 111
Epistle: Philippians 4:4-7
Gospel: John 1:19-28
Christmas
(White)
Dec 24The Nativity of Our Lord
(Eve and Midnight)
Old Testament: Isaiah 7:10-14
Psalm: Psalm 110:1–4
Epistle: Titus 2:11-14
Gospel: Luke 2:1-14
Christmas
(White)
Dec 25The Nativity of Our Lord
(Dawn and Day)
Old Testament: Micah 5:2-4
Psalm: Psalm 80:1–7
Epistle: Titus 3:4-7
Gospel: Luke 2:15-20
Christmas
(White)
Dec 261st Sunday after ChristmasOld Testament Lesson: Isaiah 11:1-5
Psalm: Psalm 89:1–8
Epistle: Galatians 4:1-7
Gospel: Luke 2: 33-40
Christmas
(Red)
Dec 26St. Stephen, the MartyrPsalm: Psalm 119:137–144
Epistle: Acts 6:8-15 to 7:60
Gospel: Matthew 23:34-39
Christmas
(White)
Dec 31New Year’s EveOld Testament: Isaiah 63:7-18
Psalm: Psalm 90:1–12
Epistle: 1 Peter 1:22-25
Gospel: Luke 13:6-10
Christmas
(White)
Jan 1Circumcision and Name of Jesus
(New Year’s Day)
Old Testament: Isaiah 55:1-13
Psalm: Psalm 8
Epistle: Galatians 3:23-29
Gospel: Luke 2:21
Christmas
(White)
Jan 2Sunday after New Year’s DayOld Testament: Isaiah 42:1-9
Epistle: 1 Peter 4:12-19
Gospel: Matthew 2:19-23
Epiphany
(White)
Jan 6Feast of the Epiphany of Our LordOld Testament: Isaiah 49:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 24
Epistle: Isaiah 60:1-6
Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12
Epiphany
(White)
Jan 9Baptism of Our LordOld Testament: Isaiah 42:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 85
Epistle: Acts 19:1-7
Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17
Epiphany
(White)
Jan 91st Sunday After EpiphanyOld Testament: Isaiah 61:1-3
Psalm: Psalm 50:1–15
Epistle: Romans 12:1-5
Gospel: Luke 2:41-52
Epiphany
(Green)
Jan 162nd Sunday After EpiphanyOld Testament: Deuteronomy 18:15-19
Psalm: Psalm 67
Epistle: Romans 12:6-16
Gospel: John 2:1-11
Epiphany
(Green)
Jan 233rd Sunday After EpiphanyOld Testament: Jeremiah 33:6-9
Psalm: Psalm 110:1–4
Epistle: Romans 12:16-21
Gospel: Matthew 8:1-13
Epiphany
(Green)
Jan 304th Sunday After EpiphanyOld Testament: Isaiah 43:1-3
Psalm: Psalm 96
Epistle: Romans 13:8-10
Gospel: Matthew 8:23-27
Epiphany
(White)
Feb 6The Transfiguration of Our LordOld Testament: Isaiah 61:10-11
Psalm: Psalm 2
Epistle: 2 Peter 1:16-21
Gospel: Matthew 11:25-27
Pre-Lent
(Green)
Feb 13SeptuagesimaOld Testament: Jeremiah 1:4-10
Psalm: Psalm 95:1–9
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 9:24-10:5
Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16
Pre-Lent
(Green)
Feb 20SexagesimaOld Testament: Isaiah 55:10-13
Psalm: Psalm 84
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 11:19 to 12:9
Gospel: Luke 8:4-15
Pre-Lent
(Green)
Feb 27QuinquagesimaOld Testament: Isaiah 35:3-7
Psalm: Psalm 89:18–29
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Gospel: Luke 18:31-43
Ash Wed
(Black)
Mar 2Ash WednesdayOld Testament: Joel 2:12-19 or Isaiah 59:12-21
Psalm: Psalm 51:1–13
Epistle: 2 Peter 1:2–11
Gospel: Matthew 6:16-21
Lent
(Purple)
Mar 61st Sunday in Lent
Invocavit
Old Testament: Genesis 3:1-24
Psalm: Psalm 32
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 6:1-10
Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11
Lent
(Purple)
Mar 132nd Sunday in Lent
Reminiscere
Old Testament: Isaiah 45:20-25
Psalm: Psalm 121
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-7
Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28
Lent
(Purple)
Mar 203rd Sunday in Lent
Oculi
Old Testament: 2 Samuel 22:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 136:1–16
Epistle: Ephesians 5:1-9
Gospel: Luke 11:14-28
Lent
(Purple)
Mar 274th Sunday in Lent
Laetare
Old Testament: Isaiah 49:8-13
Psalm: Psalm 132:8–18
Epistle: Galatians 4:21-31
Gospel: John 6:1-15
Lent
(Purple)
Apr 35th Sunday in Lent
Judica
Old Testament: Genesis 12:1-3
Psalm: Psalm 43
Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-15
Gospel: John 8:46-59
Holy Week
(Purple/Red)
Apr 10Palm Sunday / Passion Sunday
Palmarum
Old Testament: Zechariah 9:9-10
Psalm: Psalm 118:19–29
Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11
Gospel: Matthew 21:1-9
Holy Week
(Purple)
Apr 14Holy (Maundy) ThursdayOld Testament: Exodus 12:1-14
Psalm: Psalm 116:12–19
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32
Gospel: John 13:1-15
Holy Week
(Black)
Apr 15Good FridayOld Testament: Isaiah 50:6-9
Psalm: Psalm 22 or Psalm 31
Epistle: Isaiah 52:13 to 53:12
Gospel: John 18:1 to 19:42
Easter
(White/Gold)
Apr 17The Resurrection of Our Lord
(Easter Sunday)
Old Testament: Isaiah 52:13-15
Psalm: Psalm 118:15–29
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 5:6-8
Gospel: Mark 16:1-8
Easter
(White)
Apr 241st Sunday after Easter
Quasimodo Geniti
Old Testament: Job 19:25-27
Psalm: Psalm 33
Epistle: 1 John 5:4-10
Gospel: John 20:19-31
Easter
(White)
May 12nd Sunday after Easter
Misericordias Domini
Old Testament: Ezekiel 34:11-16
Psalm: Psalm 23
Epistle: 1 Peter 2:21-25
Gospel: John 10:11-16
Easter
(White)
May 83rd Sunday after Easter
Jubilate
Old Testament: Lamentations 3:18-26
Psalm: Psalm 147:1–11
Epistle: 1 Peter 2:11-20
Gospel: John 16:16-23
Easter
(White)
May 154th Sunday after Easter
Cantate
Old Testament: Isaiah 12:1-6
Psalm: Psalm 66:1–8
Epistle: James 1:16-21
Gospel: John 16:5-15
Easter
(White)
May 225th Sunday after Easter
Rogate
Old Testament: Jeremiah 29:11-14
Psalm: Psalm 107:1–9
Epistle: James 1:22-27
Gospel: John 16:23-30
Easter
(White)
May 26The Ascension of our LordOld Testament: Isaiah 57:15
Psalm: Psalm 110
Epistle: Acts 1:1-11
Gospel: Mark 16:14-20
Easter
(White)
May 296th Sunday after Easter
Exaudi
Old Testament: Ezekiel 36:25-27
Psalm: Psalm 107:1–9
Epistle: 1 Peter 4:7-11
Gospel: John 15:26 to 16:4
Pentecost
(Red)
Jun 5The Feast of Pentecost
Whitsunday
Old Testament: Joel 2:28-32
Psalm: Psalm 143
Epistle: Acts 2:1-13
Gospel: John 14:23-31
Trinity
(White)
Jun 12The Holy Trinity / Trinity Sunday
Trinitas
Old Testament: Ezekiel 18:30-32
Psalm: Psalm 29
Epistle: Romans 11:33-36
Gospel: John 3:1-15
Trinity
(Green)
Jun 191st Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Jeremiah 9:23-24
Psalm: Psalm 33:12–22
Epistle: 1 John 4:16-21
Gospel: Luke 16:19-31
Trinity
(Green)
Jun 262nd Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Isaiah 25:6-9
Psalm: Psalm 34:12–22
Epistle: 1 John 3:13-18
Gospel: Luke 14:16-24
Trinity
(Green)
Jul 33rd Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Micah 7:18-20
Psalm: Psalm 103:1–13
Epistle: 1 Peter 5:6-11
Gospel: Luke 15:1-10
Trinity
(Green)
Jul 104th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Isaiah 58:6-12
Psalm: Psalm 138
Epistle: Romans 8:18-23
Gospel: Luke 6:36-42
Trinity
(Green)
Jul 175th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Jeremiah 16:14-21
Psalm: Psalm 16
Epistle: 1 Peter 3: 8-15
Gospel: Luke 5:1-11
Trinity
(Green)
Jul 246th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm: Psalm 19
Epistle: Romans 6:3-11
Gospel: Matthew 5:20-26
Trinity
(Green)
Jul 317th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Jeremiah 31:23-25
Psalm: Psalm 33:1–11
Epistle: Romans 6:19-23
Gospel: Mark 8:1-9
Trinity
(Green)
Aug 78th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Jeremiah 15:19-21
Psalm: Psalm 26
Epistle: Romans 8:12-17
Gospel: Matthew 7:15-23
Trinity
(Green)
Aug 149th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: 1 Chronicles 29:10-13
Psalm: Psalm 51:1–12
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 10:6-13
Gospel: Luke 16:1-9
Trinity
(Green)
Aug 2110th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Jeremiah 7:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 92
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
Gospel: Luke 19:41-48
Trinity
(Green)
Aug 2811th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: 2 Samuel 22:21-29
Psalm: Psalm 50:7–23
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15:1-10
Gospel: Luke 18:9-14
Trinity
(Green)
Sep 412th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Isaiah 29:18-19
Psalm: Psalm 146
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 3:4-11
Gospel: Mark 7:31-37
Trinity
(Green)
Sep 1113th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Leviticus 18:1-5
Psalm: Psalm 32
Epistle: Galatians 3:15-22
Gospel: Luke 10:23-37
Trinity
(Green)
Sep 1814th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Jeremiah 17:13-14
Psalm: Psalm 119:9–16
Epistle: Galatians 5:16-24
Gospel: Luke 17:11-19
Trinity
(Green)
Sep 2515th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Deuteronomy 6:4-7
Psalm: Psalm 146
Epistle: Galatians 5:25 to 6:10
Gospel: Matthew 6:24-34
Trinity
(Green)
Oct 216th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Deuteronomy 32:39-40
Psalm: Psalm 30
Epistle: Ephesians 3:13-21
Gospel: Luke 7:11-17
Trinity
(Green)
Oct 917th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: 1 Samuel 2:1-10
Psalm: Psalm 2
Epistle: Ephesians 4:1-6
Gospel: Luke 14:1-11
Trinity
(Green)
Oct 1618th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Deuteronomy 10:12-21
Psalm: Psalm 34:8–22
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 1:4-9
Gospel: Matthew 22:34-46
Trinity
(Green)
Oct 2319th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Isaiah 44:21-23
Psalm: Psalm 84
Epistle: Ephesians 4:22-28
Gospel: Matthew 9:1-8
Reformation
(Red)
Oct 30Reformation SundayOld Testament: Chronicles 29:12-19
Psalm: Psalm 46
Epistle: Revelation 14:6-7
Gospel: Matthew 11:12-15
Trinity
(Green)
Oct 3020th Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Isaiah 65:1-2
Psalm: Psalm 27:1–9
Epistle: Ephesians 5:15-2
Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14
All Saint’s
(White)
Nov 1All Saint’s DayEpistle: Revelation 7:2-12
Psalm: Psalm 149
Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12
Trinity
(Green)
Nov 621st Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Hosea 13:14
Psalm: Psalm 8
Epistle: Ephesians 6:10-17
Gospel: John 4:46-54
Trinity
(Green)
Nov 1322nd Sunday after TrinityOld Testament: Deuteronomy 7:9-11
Psalm: Psalm 116:12–19
Epistle: Philippians 1:3-11
Gospel: Matthew 18:23-35
Trinity
(Green)
Nov 20Last Sunday of the Church YearIsaiah 65:17-19
Psalm: Psalm 149
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13
Thanks
(White)
Nov 24A Day of ThanksgivingOld Testament: Lamentations 3:22-25
Epistle: 1 Timothy 2:1-8
Gospel: Luke 17:11-19
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Nov 271st Sunday in Advent
Ad Te Levavi
Old Testament: Jeremiah 33:14-18
Psalm: Psalm 24
Epistle: Romans 13:11-14
Gospel: Matthew 21:1-9
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Dec 42nd Sunday in Advent
Populus Zion
Old Testament: Micah 4:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 50:1–15
Epistle: Romans 15:4-13
Gospel: Luke 21:25-36
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Dec 113rd Sunday in Advent
Gaudete
Old Testament: Malachi 3:1-6
Psalm: Psalm 85
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Gospel: Matthew 11:2-10
Advent
(Purple/Blue)
Dec 184th Sunday in Advent
Rorate Coeli
Old Testament: Isaiah 40:1-8
Psalm: Psalm 111
Epistle: Philippians 4:4-7
Gospel: John 1:19-28
Christmas
(White)
Dec 24The Nativity of Our Lord
(Eve and Midnight)
Old Testament: Isaiah 7:10-14
Psalm: Psalm 110:1–4
Epistle: Titus 2:11-14
Gospel: Luke 2:1-14
Christmas
(White)
Dec 25The Nativity of Our Lord
(Dawn and Day)
Old Testament: Micah 5:2-4
Psalm: Psalm 80:1–7
Epistle: Titus 3:4-7
Gospel: Luke 2:15-20
Christmas
(Red)
Dec 26St. Stephen, the MartyrPsalm: Psalm 119:137–144
Epistle: Acts 6:8-15 to 7:60
Gospel: Matthew 23:34-39
Christmas
(White)
Dec 27St. John, the Apostle and EvangelistPsalm: Psalm 11
Epistle: 1 John 1:1-10
Gospel: John 21: 19-24
Christmas
(White)
Dec 31New Year’s EveOld Testament: Isaiah 63:7-18
Psalm: Psalm 90:1–12
Epistle: 1 Peter 1:22-25
Gospel: Luke 13:6-10