Sermon on St. Luke 7:11-17 Trinity 16 For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be in a resurrection like his. – Rom. 6:5 There are three traditional places for the liturgy of the Christian funeral: the home, the church, and the cemetery. These roughly correspond […]
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In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for You are with me. These familiar words of Psalm 23 comfort us when someone dies. These words also serve as […]
Sermon on St. Luke 7:11-17 The Widow’s Son at Nain Trinity XVI + Jesu Juva + She was the mother of the dead. We all expect to bury our parents. This woman had probably already grieved over both parents. We expect one spouse to have to bury the other. This widow had already buried her […]
In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit One of the few events in life where good manners are still expected is at a funeral. Perhaps you do not rehearse what you will say to survivors of the deceased, but one thing that is best left […]
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