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Johann Heermann for Trinity 16

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Translated by Mr. Matt Carver, posted here by permission. This is from Johann Heermann, Labores Sacri. Beginning, ending, and essential excerpts from Labores Sacri <497> On the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity. The threefold well of anguish from which the bitter water of cross and misery flowed out as tears through the widow of Nain. *** […]

Trinity 16 – Luke 7:11-17

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Revised from 2005. In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Today death meets life in a small town called Nain. Christ’s disciples and a large crowd follow Him into Nain, where they meet a large funeral procession. A widow’s son is on his way to be […]

Stöckhardt on Trinity 16 – Luke 7:11-17

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The only way to describe George Stöckhardt’s sermon for Trinity 16 is “magisterial”. If you can lay your hands on “Grace Upon Grace” from the Ft. Wayne seminary print shop, please do. His Trinity 16 sermon is worth the price of the whole book. Here are some quotes: It is indeed distressing and unnatural when […]

Bo Giertz on Trinity 16

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

That Jesus raised the dead is related to the fact that he was the Son of God.  God alone grants life, and it is he who determines all of live.  And as the Father can raise the dead, so the Son too has been given power to give life to whomsoever he will.  By raising people […]

Walther on Trinity 16 – Luke 7:11-17

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Why is especially the story of our today’s Gospel so frightful for all unbelievers? Because it cuts off all excuses for their unbelief. Through this resurrection Christ has proven that he is whom he said he was, the Son of the living God; when a prophet did a miracle, he did it in the name […]