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Walther on Trinity 6 – Matthew 5:20-26

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

If you can get your hands on Walther’s sermon for Trinity 6, I highly recommend reading it. Here are some quotes. ================= The Law forbids all sins and says: “For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all” (James 2:10). If the Law can accuse a […]

Gerhard on Trinity 6 – Matthew 5:20-26

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

If people are to abandon trust in their own righteousness, they must have the proper understanding of God’s Law, which requires not only the outward obedience that one can attain to some degree, but also the inner, perfect obedience. This is the reason why Christ explains at length God’s Law in the beginning of His […]

More Notes for Trinity 6 – Matthew 5:20-26

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Pius Parsch, “The Church’s Year of Grace” Today the Church endeavors to cast a dual bond about her children: the bond of the love of God and the bond of the love of neighbor. We ought constitute a community welded into unity through the divine life of grace in Christ and through the love of […]

Trinity 5 – Luke 5:1-11

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit A bad day’s fishing is better than a good day’s work. Even if you don’t enjoy fishing, the saying still is true. Nothing is better than time spent in the great outdoors relaxing by a body of water with […]

Trinity 4 – Luke 6:36-42

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The way of the Pharisee was one of judgment and condemnation. Either you kept the letter of the Law or you were an Israelite full of guile. What’s missing in the way of the Pharisee is keeping the spirit […]