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Stoeckhardt on Easter V – John 16:23b-30

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

We often have shallow, erroneous thoughts about prayer and answer to prayer. On the whole, we think that answer to prayer follows upon prayer itself. In individual cases, however, when we pray for definite things, we feel we must leave it up to God as to whether he will honor such requests or not. this […]

Praying is Harder than Ministering

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Although the ministry is also hard and entails much trouble and worry, it nonetheless has the advantage that despite my own unfitness and unworthiness to preach it gives me the courage to take the Book in hand and, on God’s behalf, to tell my neighbor: “Dear friend, here it is written; you are hearing God’s […]

A Long and Fruitful Honeymoon

Friday, July 17th, 2009

…at least productive musically. Here are the introits for the Sundays after Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, and the First-Eighth Sundays after. Hopefully we’ll remain caught up from here on out. After the completion of the summer introits I hope to begin transcribing the Alleluias & Verses for the Church Year. (I also intend to do […]

Sermon for Rogate

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

  “Whatever you ask,” says Our Lord.  What do you want?  What do you lack that would make you happy?  And if you had it, would it truly make you content?  “Whatever you ask,” says Our Lord.  What do you want? What we want is often very far removed from what we need.  Earthly desires […]

Sermon for Rogate

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

Two notes on this sermon.  The “Tommy” illustration is based upon one in a sermon by Norman Nagel.  This is also confirmation Sunday. Rev. Charles Lehmann + Rogate + John 16:23-30 In the Name of + Jesus.  Amen. Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Christ is risen!  He is risen, indeed!  Alleluia! Today our Lord comes to all […]