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Blessed Johann Gerhard on Lent 1 – Matthew 4:1-11

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

For just as skirmishes usually precede the arrival of the actual massive slaughter [of the battle], so also Christ – before He wanted to deliver the death blow, slaughtering the devil with His suffering, death, descent into hell, and resurrection – first wanted to attack him with a routine, initial strike, as we see in […]

Lindemann on Lent I (Invocavit)

Monday, March 7th, 2011

THE FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT, INVOCAVIT The Liturgy for this first Sunday of intense preparation for the renewing at Easter presents an invitation and a program. The invitation may be compared with that of the First Sunday in Advent. The Liturgy regarded the entire Christ-mas Cycle as one day. The First Sunday in Advent was […]

Jesus' Temptation in the Wilderness (Lent 1 – Invocabit 2010)

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church Kenosha, Wisconsin Invocabit Sunday (Lent 1) February 21, 2010 Genesis 3:1-21, 2 Corinthians 6:1-10, St. Matthew 4:1-11 Lent 1 – Invocabit Sermon Audio TITLE: “Jesus’ Temptation in the Wilderness” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today […]

Lent 1 – Matthew 4:1-11

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit You are not alone in suffering temptation. Saint Peter writes be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the […]

Stoeckhardt on Lent 1 – Matthew 4:1-11

Monday, February 15th, 2010

We know that the devil is intent upon entangling Christians. Day and night he seeks how  he may rob us of the jewel of faith and turn our hearts away from God and His Word. And in order to deceive Christians, he spins very fine, fine webs and presents himself in a very innocent way. […]