Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ:
Today, April 7, 2020 is Holy Tuesday. If you have not reviewed my post for Holy Monday, you may want to do so now in order to have a better frame of reference for these daily posts during Holy Week 2020. I pray that you find this message beneficial in your devotions this day.
The theme for Holy Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday – “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified (John 12:23b)” is found in the Gospel text for both Holy Monday and Holy Tuesday.
Old Testament: Isaiah 49:1-7
Psalm: Psalm 71:1-14
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Gospel: John 12:23-50
Collect of the Day:
Almighty and everlasting God, grant us by Your grace so to pass through this holy time of our Lord’s passion that we may obtain the forgiveness of our sins; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Pastor Jim Tuell
The Collect is from the Lutheran Service Book: Altar Book, copyright © 2006 CPH. All Scripture quotations, including those from Lutheran Service Book, are from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. © CPH Printed in USA Concordia Publishing House • Your church’s publisher • Visit us at CPH.org 1954