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Trinity 15 – Galatians 5:25-6:10

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Who do you think you are? The word Saint Paul uses for people like you is κενόδοξοι, those who desire of vainglory. Vainglory is a word we don’t use all that often. It means “excessive elation or pride […]

Trinity 14 – Galatians 5:16-24

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             In this discussion of the conflict between the flesh and the Spirit in Galatians chapter five, Saint Paul teaches that those reconciled by the blood of Christ cannot accomplish what the spirit wishes. For the spirit would want […]

Trinity 12 – Mark 7:31-37

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             The prophet Isaiah writes: the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped; then shall the lame man leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. For […]

Trinity 10 – Luke 19:41-48

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             When you drive a car, the last thing you want to do is fall asleep at the wheel. Bad things happen to drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. The car will not drive itself. Chances are the […]

Trinity 8 – Matthew 7:15-23

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             “You find today many people who can let the Gospel be preached, provided that the preacher doesn’t cry out against wolves and preach against prelates.” Martin Luther wrote those words almost five hundred years ago. They still apply […]