Yixing Teapots


Log in



Archive for the 'Trinity 03' Category

Trinity 3 – Luke 15:1-10

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Sacred history tells how a significant truth of salvation has resounded from the mouths of the enemies of the Church. Consider Caiaphas, the high priest at the time of our Lord’s crucifixion. Saint John records his saying that […]

Sermon for Trinity III

Monday, July 11th, 2011

They’re called “triptychs,” three-tiered panels, usually located over the altar, which allow artists to depict three aspects of the life and work of Christ and His church. In one popular triptych, the means of grace are depicted in three panels: one for Baptism, one for preaching, and one for the Lord’s Supper. In the spirit of these three-fold portraits, today’s sermon text presents three unique aspects of saving the lost: a wandering sheep, a lost coin, and, on the center panel, a rebellious son. We will be bold enough to explore all three parable in Luke 15 this morning, as we receive the good news that “The Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost.”

Trinity 3 – Luke 15:1-10

Friday, July 8th, 2011

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Sinners excel at the art of the backhanded compliment. A backhanded compliment is when you mean to insult someone, but the insult turns into a compliment. An example of a backhanded compliment is saying, “So and so is too […]

Three Outlines for Trinity 3 – Luke 15:1-10

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

1879, 1891, 1905

Trinity 3, 2010: “Seeking and Saving the Lost”

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Third Sunday after Trinity June 20, 2010 A+D Rev. Dr. Benjamin T. G. Mayes Zion Lutheran Church, Carpenter, Ill. Trinity Lutheran Church, Worden, Ill. +Jesu juva!+ Luke 15:1–10 Seeking and Saving the Lost In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Dearly Beloved: Getting presents on your birthday […]