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Trinity 4 – Luke 6:36-42

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The way of the Pharisee was one of judgment and condemnation. Either you kept the letter of the Law or you were an Israelite full of guile. What’s missing in the way of the Pharisee is keeping the spirit […]

Patristic Quotes for Trinity 1/Trinity 4

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

M.F. Toal’s The Sunday Sermons of the Great Fathers features Patristic homilies for the Sundays of the Historic Lectionary according to post-Tridentine reforms. The Patristic homilies for Trinity 1 fit more for Trinity 4 (Luke 6:36-42), but are apropos for the Rich Man and Lazarus too. Here are some quotes from Ambrose and Chrysostom. I’ll […]

Trinity 4 Sermon – Luke 6:36-42

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit When our Lord Jesus Christ tells us not to judge, He is explaining the so-called “Golden Rule” proclaimed earlier in Luke chapter six. Jesus tells His disciples just as you want men to do to you, you also do […]

Notes for Trinity 4 – Luke 6:36-42

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

St. John Chrysostom For as with the forgiveness of our sins we begin with ourselves, so likewise in this judgment, the measure of our own condemnation is fined by ourselves.  For we ought not to condemn, or insult, but to admonish; we ought not to slander, but to counsel; not to attack in arrogance, but […]

For Trinity 4: Valerius Herberger on Genesis 50: v. 19 ; 20

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

The following translation from the German is from Volume One of the Magnalia Dei (“The Wonderful Works of God”) by Valerius Herberger (1562-1627). He was born and also died in Fraustadt, Posen, Germany. The Romanists nicknamed him “The Little Luther.” The following excerpt from this homiletical commentary can be found on pages 633-635 of the […]