Author Archives: Matthew Carver

Heermann on Lent 5 / Judica (John 8:46–59)

Johann Heermann on Judica Sunday (John 8:46–59) Translation © Matthew Carver, 2012. Sure cure and remedy Against death’s potency In the name of Christ Jesus, our Physician, who has prescribed for us a tested remedy against death’s potency, and by … Continue reading

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Heermann on Lent IV – Laetare (John 6)

Johann Heermann on Laetare Sunday (John 6) Translation © Matthew Carver, 2012. Distich: In Jesus Christ the Lord rejoice! / Who with all joy His work employs. Invocation: …Following the admonition of David, who says “Delight in the Lord and … Continue reading

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Heermann on Lent 3 – Luke 11:14-28

Johann Heermann – Oculi (Luke 11) Translated and abbreviated by Matthew Carver, 2012. EPIGRAM. “Be faithful, pray, with wary sight: For great is Satan’s craft and might” INVOCATION. In the name of Jesus, the almighty Patron and Protector of every … Continue reading

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Johann Heermann – Outline for Lent 2

Outline of Johann Heermann’s Sermon for Reminiscere Sunday Translated and abbreviated by Matthew Carver, 2012. The Lord His little dogs adores, And from His table crumbs He pours; Wait but on Christ, who satisfies, With bounteous grace—’tis sure advice. PREPARATION. … Continue reading

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