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Christmas Midnight (at 6 PM) – Luke 2:1-20

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Christmas snapshots are plentiful among families. Perhaps you have a picture from a Christmas past where you are holding a new toy or have a look of surprise as you open a particular gift. Maybe your favorite Christmas […]

My Favorite Sermon Illustration

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Once upon a time the devil attended Mass in a church where it was customary in either the Lord’s Prayer or in the Creed to sing: Et homo factus est, that is, “God’s Son has become a human being.” While they were singing this, the people just remained standing and did not kneel down. The […]

Christmas Outlines – Luke 2:1-14 and John 1:1-18

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Both from 1879. First Christmas Day and Third Christmas Day.

And the government shall be upon His shoulder

Friday, December 24th, 2010

Leo the Great on the “government” on the Messiah’s shoulder in Is. 9.6 as a prophecy of the holy cross: And so the Lord was handed over to their savage wishes, and in mockery of His kingly state, ordered to be the bearer of His own instrument of death, that what Isaiah the prophet foresaw […]

From Heaven Above (Meditations on Luther's Hymn)

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Christmas Eve Midnight (Dec. 24, 2008) Luke 2:1-20 TITLE: “From Heaven Above” [This sermon is a series of meditations and quotations all from the Christmas sermons of Dr. Martin Luther.  I will post them with citations if anyone is interested. -Todd Peperkorn] 1    “From heav’n above […]