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Hymns for Trinity 6-12

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Sixth Sunday after Trinity Exodus 20:1–17 Romans 6:(1–2) 3–11 Matthew 5:(17–19) 20–26 Hymn of Invocation All who believe and are baptized (LSB 601) Hymn of the Day / Catechetical Hymn of the Week All mankind fell in Adam’s fall (LSB 562) Hymns for the Distribution of the Holy Communion O God, my faithful God (LSB […]

Patristic Quotes for Trinity 1/Trinity 4

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

M.F. Toal’s The Sunday Sermons of the Great Fathers features Patristic homilies for the Sundays of the Historic Lectionary according to post-Tridentine reforms. The Patristic homilies for Trinity 1 fit more for Trinity 4 (Luke 6:36-42), but are apropos for the Rich Man and Lazarus too. Here are some quotes from Ambrose and Chrysostom. I’ll […]

Sermon for the First Sunday after Trinity

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Rev. Charles Lehmann + 1st Sunday after Trinity + Luke 16:19-31 In the Name of + Jesus.  Amen. When I was growing up, Christian bookstores didn’t have finance sections.  Now you can, without much effort, find dozens of books devoted to discovering biblical principles of personal finance.  One is even called, God Wants You To […]

Feast of the Holy Trinity – John 3:1-15

Friday, June 5th, 2009

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit It’s dangerous asking questions of the Son of God. Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind? Rabbi, is it I [who will betray you]? Rabbi, lately the Jews sought to stone You, and […]

St. Augustine on John 3

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Volume V of The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers contains Augustine’s “A Treatise on the Merits and Forgiveness of Sins and on the Baptism of Infants” In Book I, (quoting from the intro to this book) Augustine “…refutes those who maintain, that Adam must have died even if he had never sinned; and that nothing of his […]