Author Archives: Emmanuel Press

He Restores My Soul to release on September 28

We are pleased to announce that He Restores My Soul, edited by Katie Schuermann, will be available sooner than expected – on Friday, September 28! This means that, as of today, there are 10 days left to pre-order and save … Continue reading

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A helpful video series with commentary on the Divine Service

For those who want to learn more about why we do what we do in the Divine Service, we always recommend Ceremony and Celebration and The Conduct of the Service. Additionally, we want to call your attention to resources found … Continue reading

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10% off both Schuermann books

He Restores My Soul is scheduled for release in early October! In the meantime, there’s plenty to explore. Check out the full listing of authors and chapter topics here; there are links at the bottom of that page connecting you … Continue reading

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A Saturday Evening Prayer

“Almighty God, holy and merciful Father, who in six days didst create heaven and earth, and all that is in them, and didst rest on the seventh day, grant Thy grace unto me, Thy servant, that in true faith I … Continue reading

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Unveiling the book cover: He Restores My Soul

For the cover of He Restores My Soul, Katie Schuermann and Emmanuel Press commissioned an original work of art from Rebecca Shewmaker. While we gathered together ideas and expressed our vision to Rebecca, it was her artistic talent and theological … Continue reading

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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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