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Walther and Sțckhardt on Trinity 24 РMatthew 9:18-26

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Walther Faith does not display this glorious power without the believer noticing something of it. It shows itself “as the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). Faith makes the believer divinely certain that he has God’s grace. It fills him with God’s peace. It sends the Holy Spirit […]

Trinity 24: Tassels

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

This is from the always thoughtful blog, Priestly Rants.  Make a point of checking it out. Trinity 24: Tassels: “Trinity 24: Tassels We all know what a tassel looks like, but I brought this one in today, and it should be very familiar to anyone who has ever graduated from a place where a cap […]

Notes for Trinity 24 – Matthew 9:18-26

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Trinity 24 is an odd duck. Unless you take the so-called “Michaelmas Skip” that is mentioned in The Lutheran Hymnal, you don’t preach on this pericope that often. The last time this pericope was used was November 18, 2007 and the next time we’ll see this pericope (Deo volente) is November 18, 2012. There is […]

Trinity 23 – Matthew 22:15-22

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Rendering to Caesar what belongs to him and rendering to God what belongs to Him is no laughing matter. You joke about two-line tax forms. Line one: how much money did you make last year? Line two: send it […]

Law & Gospel on Beatitudes (All Saints)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Chromatius And that he might more openly show the grace of the apostles and the author of this very great blessing, he added, “They shall walk from strength to strength; God shall look down upon Zion.” That is to say, the Son of God, who gave blessings to the apostles on Zion. On this mountain […]