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One Thing’s Needful (Trinity 09 Sermon)

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

[This is a sermon I preached several years ago for Trinity 09.  It’s a rather tricky text.  I hope this is of benefit to you. -TAP] TITLE: “One Thing’s Needful” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.  Our text for today is the Gospel lesson just read, […]

Johann Gerhard on Trinity 8 – Matthew 7:15-23

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

By their fruits you will know them. This is not to be understood as the external fruits of life, for on occasion false teaching and outwardly impeccable behavior exist together while, conversely, healthy, wholesome teaching and a wicked life can exist together as well, of which Judas, Christ’s betrayer, is an example. Instead, one must distinguish […]

A Note for Those Following This Blog

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

You may have noticed that posts have tapered off here. This is because much of the hard work has been done, as far as posting notes and quotes. Now and again the contributors will post something new, but for the most part you will want to visit the archives for each Sunday in the Historic […]

Gerhard Quote for Trinity 7 – Mark 8:1-9

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

“What are we to do when we find ourselves in such a wilderness? We should remind ourselves that the Lord God has led us there, as written about Christ in Matthew 4:1 – the Holy Spirit had brought Him there. We should endure even if deliverance is not soon forthcoming. One cannot escape such wilderness […]