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Sermon for Epiphany IV

Monday, January 31st, 2011

We pray in one Epiphany hymn that Jesus is “Manifest in gracious will, Ever bringing good from ill” (TLH 134.3). In today’s Gospel Lesson, Jesus brings good (faith) from ill (storm). Who is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him? In the calming of the sea, He shows that He is the Lord of Creation, the Lord of Salvation, and the Lord of the Church.

Epiphany 4 – Matthew 8:23-27

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit When the storms of life comes thrashing, to whom do you turn? For Jesus’ disciples there wasn’t much of a choice. They were in a boat in the middle of a sea. The only one they could turn was […]

Luther on Epiphany 4 – Matthew 8:23-27

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

These quotes are from his House Postils. I commend the entire sermon for your edification. Today’s Gospel presents an episode from which we learn not what things we are to do – for there is no mention of deeds – but rather, what one ought to believe in time of need and tribulation, and how […]

A Helpful Luther Quote for Epiphany 4 – Matthew 8:1-13

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

An excerpt of Luther’s Introduction to Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.

Pius Parsch and Prosper Gueranger on Epiphany 4 – Matthew 8:23-27

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Parsch The Gospel story represents Christ’s Easter combat and triumph. For every Sunday is Easter, is resurrection. Every Sunday we celebrate Christ’s death and resurrection in ourselves. Throughout the week we may be tossed by storms and billowing seas, but at the Sunday Mass Christ again steps into our small boat, silences the storm, and […]


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