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Johann Gerhard on Trinity 20 – Matthew 22:1-14

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

It is not amiss to understand this wedding as the spiritual union of the Church and each and every believing soul with Christ…. Nonetheless, since the call of the Christian Church is presented to us in the words of the parable as distinct from the wedding, it seems somewhat closer to the text if we […]

Powerful Luther Quote for Trinity 20

Monday, October 31st, 2011

When either in conscience or on Judgment Day such roguish Christians are addressed in this way (Matthew 22:12), then, says the Lord, they will have nary a word to answer; they will be unable to offer any excuse. For what can their excuse be? God did what he was supposed to do. He gave you […]

Trinity 20 Outlines

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

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Trinity 20 Alternate Gospel – Matthew 21:33-44

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

I am indebted to Fr. Robert Farrar Capon for his thoughts on this pericope that influenced this preachment. There is some influence also from Fr. William Cwirla. Soli Deo Gloria! In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Don’t look down, because you are about to trip […]

Lindemann on Trinity 20

Monday, October 11th, 2010

THE TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY The message of the day is stated in the words of the Epistle: “Look carefully, then, how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of the time, because the days are evil.” It is an exhortation to wisdom, not the cleverness of the Unjust Steward […]