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Blessed Martin Luther on Lent 2 – Matthew 15:21-18

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

These from his Church Postils: This Gospel presents to us a true example of firm and perfect faith. For this woman endures and overcomes in three great and hard battles, and teaches us in a beautiful manner the true way and virtue of faith, namely, that it is a hearty trust in the grace and […]

Lindemann on Lent II (Reminiscere)

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

THE SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT, REMINISCERE The Propers for this Sunday may be said to deal with the temptations of the flesh. We have impressed upon us that in preparation for the rising to newness of life at Easter we should learn more and more how to please God by our walk. “For this is […]

Lent 2 – Matthew 15:21-28

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Do you remember? Do you remember your first kiss? Do you remember where you were when man landed on the moon? Do you remember your confirmation Bible verse? Do you remember that you have no strength by yourself to […]

Stoeckhardt on Matthew 15:21-28

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

When the Lord humbles us, then do we first really understand our own condition, who we are; then do we become little, little in our own eyes. When the Lord once lets us feel his heavy hand, when he takes the joy out of living and gives us trouble, then we realize, – oh, that […]

Walther on Lent 2 – Matthew 15:21-28

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

The first kind of struggle which God wages against the Christian is, as we see from the Syro-Phoenician woman, usually temporal distress. If not always bodily torment by Satan then at least it is other bodily misery, be it one’s own sickness, or the sickness and death of a loved one, poverty, loss of one’s […]