Author Archives: Seattle ALC

Seattle ALC

in Epiphany

“When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”

For many centuries the cross has been the symbol of the christian church. It represents Christ’s vicarious atonement for sin. Its message embodies the complete redemptive work of Christ which began with His conception by...

February 08, 2023
in New Year

Directing our Steps

“A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.”Proverbs 16:9 This is a comforting verse to read on the final day of 2022.  We can be reassured of the Lord’s providence in...

December 31, 2022
in Christmas

The Coming of the Lord

  For centuries the people waited for the coming of the Lord.  The initial promise was somewhat clothed in obscurity when God said that the seed of the woman would bruise the head of the...

December 24, 2022
in Advent

Christmas Worship

  Christmas is a time of worship. Our celebration of this sacred event is also to be one of worship.   God is to be worshipped; all His works are worthy of praise. The redemption...

December 07, 2022
in Pentecost

The Light

“And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.” Revelations 21:23 A...

November 24, 2022
in Reformation

A Mighty Fortress

Two years ago I posted this article written by late Pastor Alvin Holmgren, who faithfully served our Seattle Congregation for over 40 years. As we look back, we can thank the Lord for supplying faithful...

October 29, 2022
in Pentecost

Sweet Sleep

“When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.” Proverbs 3:24   I’ve heard it said, that we can die from lack of sleep...

October 12, 2022
in Pentecost


As autumn approaches, the thoughts of those who till the soil turn to harvest and the gathering in of their crops. The benefit of their labor is seen when the elements have been favorable, there...

September 08, 2022
in Pentecost


John 15:13-15 KJV“ Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I...

August 04, 2022