Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
1300 Mansfield Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Office Hours: M-Th, 8a.m.-4p.m.


**Today’s message was given by the high school students who attended the “Godstock” gathering last weekend in Eau Claire. **

Jeremiah’s promise of the execution of “justice and righteousness in the land” finds ironic fulfillment in the execution of Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews. It appears so utterly contradictory that the king should be crucified with the criminal. This victory appears for all the world as ignominious defeat. Yet through the gate of death our Lord opens the door to paradise.

Readings and Psalm

  • Jeremiah 23:1-6
    Coming of the shepherd and righteous Branch who will execute justice
  • Psalm 46
    I will be exalted among the nations. (Ps. 46:10)
  • Colossians 1:11-20
    Hymn to Christ, firstborn of all creation; peace through his blood
  • Luke 23:33-43
    Jesus is crucified between two thieves: you will be with me in Paradise