In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit It would be easy to be a Christian if it wasn’t for Jesus Christ. Think about it. All you would have to do is follow a code written on two tablets of stone. The code is further explained […]
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In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit What did you go out into the wilderness to see? John the Baptist is more than a prophet. He is God’s messenger who prepares the way of the Lord. Nevertheless, the one who is least in the kingdom […]
In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit A more precise translation of Matthew 11:6 is blessed is the one who is not scandalized by me. English gets the word “scandal” from the verb form of the noun “scandal” used in verse six. Another way to […]
Because some of you will be tempted to harangue poor John the Baptist from the pulpit this coming Sunday (Advent 3)—you know, the one of whom our Lord said, “Among those born of women there has not risen one greater”—take heed from Luther’s House Postil (1:60) about who doubts: This sending of his disciples amounts […]
1879 and 1891. The 1879 outline is the work of Franz Pieper.