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The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

Monday, July 21st, 2008

+ + + Jesu Juva + + + The Ninth Sunday after Trinity Text: Luke 16:1-13 In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Why did the Lord Jesus Christ present this parable to us? What was His purpose? Surely He did not approve of the […]

Sermon for Trinity 9

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Sermon on St. Luke 16:1-13 The Dishonest but Shrewd Steward Trinity 9 + Jesu Juva + Blessed are those servants whom the master finds awake when he comes. –  St. Luke 12:37 Today’s Gospel Lesson is one of those lessons where you hardly feel like saying, “This is the Gospel (good news) of the Lord.” […]

Notes on Trinity 09

Monday, July 14th, 2008

The Lord Jesus, the True Teacher, puts before us the Parable of the Unjust Steward. By the example of this person He makes clear to us that in this world nothing is really ours, but that we have been entrusted with the stewardship of the goods of Our Lord. Either we use them in thanksgiving […]

The Good Fruit—Sermon for Trinity 8 (2008)

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

Trinity 8, July 13, 2008 A+D Rev. Benjamin T. G. Mayes, Emmaus Ev. Lutheran Church U.A.C., St. Louis, Mo. +Jesu juva!+ Matthew 7:15–23, The Good Fruit   In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Dearly Beloved: These days, it seems like health food is “in.” More and more people […]

Homily Trinity 8

Friday, July 11th, 2008

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. You know the old saying: “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me.” Likewise, you know that this little saying is entirely untrue. Words can hurt, and do hurt, in many ways, and […]