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Archive for August, 2010

Walther on Trinity 12 – Mark 7:31-37

Monday, August 16th, 2010

If the heavenly Father through justification calls a person his child for the sake of the reconciliation of Christ, the Holy Ghost begins the work of sanctification in his heart. This sanctification does not consist in this, that a person no longer curses, commits adultery or lives in the gross works of uncleanness, gets drunk, […]

Chief Doctrines in Sermons

Monday, August 16th, 2010

I translated a nifty article from “Magazin für Ev.-Luth. Homiletik und Pastoraltheologie” a while back called “How A Pastor Can Treat the Chief Doctrines in One Year”. Thanks to the folks at Scribd, I have uploaded the document there. Mind you, it’s a rough translation. Be gentle. Regardless, it’s readable and could be profitable for […]

Löhe’s Postils

Monday, August 16th, 2010

For those fluent in German (or working toward fluency), here is a link to Wilhelm Löhe’s Gospel Postils. http://books.google.com/books?id=3lANAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_slider_thumb

St. Mary, Mother of God – Luke 1:46-55

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Revised and condensed from 2004. Alex and Nick Laue are confirmed this Sunday. In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The one saint that makes a Lutheran squirm in his pew more than any other is Mary. Why? Mary is an uncomfortable saint because of how […]

Trinity 10 – Luke 19:41-48

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The destruction of Jerusalem serves for us today as a stern reminder not to trust in earthly things as our hope. Her destruction also serves as a reminder to note our Lord’s visitation among us now and in the […]