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Notes for Easter 3 – Misericordias Domini

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Pius Parsch, “The Church’s Year of Grace”, Volume 3 It was, in fact, by Jesus’ death and resurrection that Christ proved Himself to be a Good Shepherd. On the cross He laid down His life for His sheep. After His resurrection He lovingly gathered together His flock. (p. 73) Pervading the entire Mass is the […]

Homiletical Study for Quasimodo

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Quasimodogeniti Second Sunday of Easter LSB Ezekiel 37:1-14 1 John 5:4-10 John 20:19-31 ?Collect of the Day? Almighty God, grant that we who have celebrated the Lord’s resurrection may by Your grace confess in our life and conversation that Jesus is Lord and God; through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns […]

Miscericordia Domini

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Once upon a time (a real time, mind you, not an imagined one), there was a wolf. He was a fat old thing. You see, he had it pretty easy. Whenever he wanted to eat, he only had to walk his door of his cave and look at the sheep that fed right outside. He’d […]

Easter 2 – Quasimodogeniti

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Text is St. John 20:19-31 and 1 John 5:4-10 Hymns: LSB 474, “Alleluia, Jesus Is Risen”, LSB 459, “Christ Is Arisen” (Sequence Hymn), LSB 471, “O Sons and Daughters of the King” (Chief Hymn), LSB 465, “Now All the Vault of Heaven Resounds”, LSB 482, “This Joyful Eastertide”, LSB 457, “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today”. […]

Excerpts from Luther's 1533 Easter Sermon

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

[Jesus] did not come for his own sake to earth; for his own sake he did not permit himself to be crucified; he had no need of this for himself, but rather bore our sin and by his death devoured and swallowed up our death. Hell, to which we were destined, he has destroyed, as […]