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Archive for May, 2011

Sixth Sunday of Easter – John 16:23-30

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit “What a privilege to carry/Everything to God in prayer”. So goes part of the first stanza of the beloved hymn, “What A Friend We Have in Jesus”. Perhaps we have longed for an audience with someone famous whom we […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter – John 16:5-15

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

A small portion of this sermon is from Rev. Peter Bender’s “Lutheran Catechesis”. In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit If the Resurrection of Jesus is behind us and the Ascension and Pentecost are before us, then why is there so much joy? All these positive […]

Lindemann on Cantate: Easter 5 (Fourth Sunday After)

Monday, May 16th, 2011

CANTATE, THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER The Third Sunday in Advent, Gaudete, is an anticipation of Christmas. The Fourth Sunday in Lent, Laetare, is a joyous anticipation of Easter. This Sunday, Cantate, is an anticipation of Pentecost. It derives its name from the summons of its Introit to sing and prepares us for the approaching […]

Fourth Sunday of Easter – John 16:16-22

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

A reworking of a reworking of a William Weedon (I think) sermon. Soli Deo Gloria! In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Joy can be easily taken from us. Ask a mother who lost a child. Ask a son who watched his mother’s health deteriorate. Ask […]

A Little While (Jubilate 2011)

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Easter 3 – Jubilate (May 15, 2011, revised from 2004) John 16:16-22 2011jubilate TITLE: “A Little While” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text is from the Gospel lesson. We focus on Jesus’ words, A Little […]