In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The greater majority of the Gospels focus on three years of the thirty-three years Jesus Christ lived among us. Where are the other thirty years? You would think that someone would have written an exhaustive account of the life […]
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In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit What Child is this, indeed! Mary treasures all the words and deeds said and done about her Child, yet she is quick to scold Jesus after He disappears for three days. Mary and Joseph find their Son in […]
1879, 1891, and 1905.
In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit They seek Him here, they seek Him there, Mary and Joseph seek Him everywhere. Is He at the market? Is He with others? Where is that elusive twelve-year-old Boy? You were taught from God’s Word and in Luther’s Small […]
C.F.W. Walther takes the opportunity to preach more or less a topical sermon on how the Holy Family is an instructive example for Christian parents and children. Here are selected quotes from his sermon in the “Evangeliumpostille”. ———————————————————————————- Granted that parents have done everything for their children they were able to during their school age, […]