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Archive for October, 2010

Sermon for 10/31/10–Festival of the Reformation

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Seizing the Kingdom Matthew 11:12-15 Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. The promise was for Abraham and his descendants. It was to be an everlasting covenant made by God with His people. He would be their God, and they would be His people. […]

Reformation Day – John 8:31-36

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

I am indebted to Rev. Randy Asburry for some of his thoughts. Soli Deo Gloria! In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit “Freedom isn’t free” say the bumper stickers of those who appreciate the sacrifice our military makes to keep our country safe. You can apply […]

Reformation Notes on Matthew 11:12-19 from ACCS

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

  [I am generally a fan of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, published by Inter-Varsity Press.  While some of the volumes are weaker than others (e.g. Mark), many of them are quite strong.  And we Lutherans are well represented, with volumes edit by Arthur Just, William Weinrich, +Quentin Wesselschmidt, Dean Wenthe, and others.  This […]

Lindemann on the Festival of the Reformation

Monday, October 25th, 2010

THE FESTIVAL OF THE REFORMATION October 31 The Lutheran Liturgy is unique in appointing a Festival of the Reformation. The Common Service Book and the new Service Book, prepared by the joint Commission on the Liturgy, list it among the Greater Festivals. It may be traced back to the annual commemoration of the translation of […]

Trinity 21 – John 4:46-54

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

With inspiration and gratitude to Blessed Martin Franzmann. Soli Deo Gloria! In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Solomon says in Proverbs 25 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. Language brings tears of joy or sadness, brings satisfaction or […]