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

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

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 His honest mouth assures that all orthodox hearts who use this medicine shall not taste […]

Heermann on Lent IV – Laetare (John 6)

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

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 trust in Him, and He will give you what your heart desires,” let us put […]

Heermann on Lent 3 – Luke 11:14-28

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

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 Christian believer, who is sufficiently able to overpower the strong, armed devil, and loose from […]

Johann Heermann – Outline for Lent 2

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

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. In the Name of the faithful Friend of our Salvation, Christ Jesus, who wills to […]