Register

Log in

Topics

Archives

Archive for May, 2013

Feast of the Holy Trinity – John 3:1-15

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             The Feast of the Holy Trinity differs from the other three high festivals of the Church Year. Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost all celebrate the mighty acts of God for the salvation of mankind. Today’s festival, on the other […]

The Feast of Pentecost – John 14:23-31

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Acts chapter two describes the great act of God in the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. John chapter 14 shows a more pleasant picture of the workshop of the Holy Spirit. As we learned in the Small Catechism, […]

Easter 7 – John 15:26-16:4

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             It has been said that this Sunday is the saddest of the entire church year. Christ has ascended into heaven, but the Holy Spirit is not yet here. The disciples thought otherwise as Saint Luke writes they worshiped […]

Easter 6 – James 1:22-27

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Reading the epistle of James requires lenses. At first glance, it seems James takes away what Peter and Paul and the other epistle writers give. Peter and Paul preach forgiveness of sins by God’s grace appropriated by faith […]

Easter 5 – James 1:16-21

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Today’s Collect proclaims God makes the minds of Your faithful to be of one will. The Epistle shows two different wills at war: the will of God and the will of sin. God’s will is for us to […]