This expansive resource provides the pastor with a wealth of materials in his work of caring for souls in times of sickness and distress.
Includes resources for more than 60 topics, divided under eight categories:
- At the time of birth
- Ministering to the sick
- At the time of death
- Times of spiritual distress
- Home and family
- Times of celebration
- Miscellaneous situations
For each topic, resources include: brief theological commentary to guide the pastor, psalm verses, Bible readings, additional psalm and reading suggestions, prayers, hymn stanzas, and other hymn suggestions.
Also includes 18 services and rites from the LSB Agenda, collects of the day and readings, other prayers, selected hymns and liturgical texts in German and Spanish, preparation for confession, guidelines for pastoral examination of catechumens, and extensive indexes.