Author Archives: Emmanuel Press

Christmas in July! Save 20% on all Christmas cards

It’s time for our annual Christmas in July sale! All Christmas cards are 20% off through Tuesday, July 31. The card pictured here, A Child is Born, features illuminated artwork from a 14th-century choir book from a monastery in Italy. The inside greeting … Continue reading

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The Great Works of God: Exodus – “Exegetically Profound and Spiritually Enriching”

Luther once said, “Remove Christ from the Scriptures and what more will you find in them?” For Luther and his fellow confessors, the whole of Scripture pointed to Christ and found its meaning in Him. Valerius Herberger’s robust Christological and … Continue reading

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A Hymn for the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Audio: Listen to A Hymn for the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist chanted. 1. Let the example of Saint John remind us, Ere we can meetly sing his deeds of wonder, Hearts must be chastened, And the bonds that bind … Continue reading

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Weedon endorses The Great Works of God: Exodus

And just when you thought that the great works of God couldn’t get any greater after you’ve had the joy of Jesus all through his read of Genesis, Valerius Herberger marches into Exodus, and it’s more Jesus under every bush. … Continue reading

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On the use of ceremonies

Why is it that some Christians kneel, bow, genuflect, make the sign of the cross on themselves, or hold their hands in a particular fashion during the Divine Service? These physical actions are called ceremonies, which are solemn religious actions … Continue reading

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What an Altar Guild Should Know: Not Just for the Altar Guild

Along with Ceremony and Celebration (see the previous post), we also offer this gem from Paul H. D. Lang: What an Altar Guild Should Know. In this book, Lang gives detailed information about church services and rubrics, liturgical terms, everything related to … Continue reading

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Back in stock: Ceremony and Celebration

“Our attitude toward human rites and ceremonies is evangelical, not legalistic. Rubrics and directions do not proceed from the Law but from the Gospel. We do not want conformity on the basis of legal compunction, but on the basis of … Continue reading

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The Great Works of God: Exodus – A “remarkable set of meditations”

“Behold, I come, in the book it is written of Me.” With this “profound and wonderful word” Valerius Herberger began his remarkable set of meditations in The Great Works of God, Parts Five and Six: The Mysteries of Christ in the … Continue reading

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Now available for pre-order: He Restores My Soul

Pre-order He Restores My Soul and save 10%! You’ll find a complete list of authors and topics on the book’s main page along with a link to the cover artist. Stay tuned in the coming months as we reveal the … Continue reading

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Meet the book cover artist for He Restores My Soul

Last month we announced a new collaborative project with Katie Schuermann, a book entitled He Restores My Soul. Envisioned as a sequel of sorts to He Remembers the Barren, this new book taps into the wisdom of twelve female writers … Continue reading

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