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Lent 1 – Matthew 4:1-11

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

I am indebted to Rev. W.M. Cwirla for some thoughts on this text. Soli Deo Gloria! In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Most dangerous things have a fail-safe device. A fail-safe device responds in a way that will cause no harm, or at least […]

Lent 1 – Matthew 4:1-11

Friday, February 24th, 2012

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Contrary to what some might believe, the devil exists and he affects mankind. Those who confess there is a devil might be called superstitious in this post-enlightenment world. Why anyone would not believe the devil exists boggles the […]

Lent 1 Outlines – Matthew 4:1-11

Monday, February 20th, 2012

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Sermon for Invocavit: Lent I

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Spiritual Warfare Matthew 4:1-11 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. When the disciples asked the Lord to teach them to pray, among the things He told them to pray to the Father was, “And lead us not into temptation.” It might seem strange, […]

Lent 1 – Matthew 4:1-11

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Luther’s explanation of the Sixth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer begins with perhaps the four most unbelievable words in his Small Catechism: God tempts no one. If God tempts no one, then why are we tempted? Holy Scripture gives […]