Why Bother? Part 3: Greeting

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.  And also with you.  It is a familiar line for a longtime Lutheran Church goer.  In fact, you can find it in almost any service, from everyday Sundays to weddings and funerals.  So what is so important about this short section of the service?  

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