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Sermon for St. Mary Magdalene

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Sermon on St. John 20:10-21
St. Mary Magdalene
22 July 2012
+ Jesu Juva +
Today we are privileged to celebrate the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene. Some might respond that we do not worship the saints, and that is quite correct. But nobody is worshipping Mary Magdalene here this morning. Rather, the Lutheran Confessions say that we keep the festivals and feast days of the saints (1) to give thanks for their faith, (2) to imitate their faith and life, and (3) to follow their works in our daily callings. Today, then, we follow St. Mary Magdalene to the foot of the cross and rejoice with her in the wake of the resurrection.

Postils of Antonius Corvinus

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

The postil of Antonius Corvinus (since 1529 Pastor of Witzenhausen on the Werra) was first published in high German in seven parts in the years 1535 and 1537 by Georg Rhaw in Wittenberg. In 1535 the Gospel postil was published in two octavo size volumes (winter part and summer part); in 1537 the postil on […]

Johann Heermann’s Postil: Labores Sacri

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Here are the Labores Sacri of Johann Heermann (1547-1647), the famous hymnwriter. This postil is replete with artwork and hymnody.

Löhe’s Postils

Monday, August 16th, 2010

For those fluent in German (or working toward fluency), here is a link to Wilhelm Löhe’s Gospel Postils. http://books.google.com/books?id=3lANAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_slider_thumb

Luther sermons in audio format

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in Aurora, Colorado, has begun the wonderful project of recording Luther sermons from his postils.  You may find them HERE.  I hope you spend a moment to check these out.  It’s a great idea, and worth getting into your sermon preparation workflow. P