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Archive for July, 2010

David Scaer on Trinity 8 – Matthew 7:15-23

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

These from his book “The Sermon on the Mount“, available through CPH. On verses 15-20: The false prophets came disguised as legitimate bearers of the message of Jesus. Such a description does not seem to fit Jesus’ contemporaries, who clearly identified themselves as his adversaries. The warning against the false prophets is basically an anticipatory […]

Trinity 7 – Mark 8:1-9

Friday, July 16th, 2010

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit So often we find ourselves saying “I want” or “I need” when the things we want or need are unnecessary. Call me a stickler for grammar, but it bothers me when I hear people at fast-food restaurants say “I […]

Sțckhardt for Trinity 7 РMark 8:1-9

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

George Stöckhardt’s Trinity 7 sermon from “Gnade um Gnade” (Unending Grace) is fantastic. Here are some paragraphs from the sermon. “Man has to provide not just for his body but above all else for his immortal soul. And this concern is his highest, his most sacred mission in this life. For what good is it […]

Walther on Trinity 7 – Mark 8:1-9

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

A true Christian is a new person; he is a person whose heart, state of mind, intellect, and all powers the Holy Ghost has converted and transformed. This change shows itself chiefly in a new attitude toward sin. First of all, he wants to know what God’s Word calls sin. He hates and fears every […]

Trinity 6 – Matthew 5:20-26

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The Law of God is so good and so wise that you cannot keep it as God wants you to keep it. You can try to keep the Law, but you will stumble. Keeping the Law means to love […]