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Notes for Advent 2 – Luke 21:25-36

Monday, November 30th, 2009

I encourage you to read Fr. Weedon’s study found under “Advent 2”. Here are some additional quotes from various sources. Church Fathers And then shall appear the signs of the truth; first, the sign of the spreading out in heaven, then the sign of the sound of the trumpet, and the third, the resurrection of […]

Advent 1 – Matthew 21:1-9

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 119 says the entrance of Your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. Jesus Christ’s triumphal entrance into Jerusalem begins the most important week in the history of the world. The crowd cries Hosanna! on Sunday […]

Luther for Advent 1 – Matthew 21:1-9

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Church Postils If you believe in Christ and in His advent, it is the highest praise and thanks to God to be holy. if you recognize, love, and magnify His grace and work in you, and cast aside and condemn self and the works of self, then you are a Christian. Faith is of the […]

Salomo Glassius Postill

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Salomo Glassius (1593-1656) was Johann Gerhard’s favorite student, table companion, and successor at Jena. With Gerhard he edited the Ernestian Bible (Weimar Bible), an enormous Lutheran study Bible from the age of Orthodoxy. Here is part of his postill: Evangelicorum et epistolicorum textuum: qui dominicis et festis in ecclesia tractar solent, exegesis … Pars II. […]

Selnecker Postills

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Here are some Latin postills by Nicolaus Selnecker: Epistolarum et Evangeliorum dispositio, quae in diebus Festis B. Mariae semper virginis & S. Apostolorum usitate in ecclesia proponuntur et explicantur. This covers the feasts of Mary and of the Apostles. Evangeliorum Et Epistolarum Dominicalium, Quae In Ecclesia Christi proponi solent, explicationis pars tertia. A die solenni […]