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True Discipleship

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

Peter and Andrew and the other fishermen left their nets, their boats, and their companions and followed [Jesus]. The decisive thing was that they followed him. Thus they came under his influence. They began to learn from him. They saw and heard such matters as they otherwise would never have experienced. A disciple therefore is […]

Notes for Trinity 05

Friday, June 20th, 2008

These are the two themes of today’s Gospel: In the first place, Our Lord assures us that He will      not let us perish from hunger. Secondly and even more assuredly, He will never let us perish spiritually. No matter how great our sins, we are never to despair! Yet the disciples did despair— they were […]

Trinity 5 Sermon – Luke 5:1-11

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit It was a rough night’s fishing. All that was left to do was to wash the nets and mosey off to bed. The Stranger from Nazareth jumped into Simon’s boat and asked him to push out a little ways […]

Luther's Church Postil for Trinity 5 – Luke 5:1-11

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

[Peter’s miraculous catch of fish clearly shows] God will forsake no one, each must have what he needs, if he trusts in God alone; as Ps. 37:25 says: “I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.”  There is no lack of provisions, […]

More Notes for Trinity 5 – St. Luke 5:1-11

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Blessed Martin Luther Second House Postil The chief thing emphasized here for our comfort is that we need to believe.  And even though we do not quite have everything yet, and at times are lacking and in need, we are not to doubt and despair, but hope that the blessing will eventually come.  For so […]