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Trinity 1 – Luke 16:19-31

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The parable of the rich man and Lazarus is not the basis for the classic TV mini-series “Rich Man, Poor Man”. If this were true, then all who live in comfort of money and possessions go straight to hell, […]

A Third Disposition for Trinity 1 – Luke 16:19-31

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

This from the 1905 Volume of “Magazin”. The author is E.H. Read it here.

Another Disposition for Trinity 1 – Luke 16:19-31

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

This from the 1891 Volume (12th volume) of “Magazin”. The author is Chr. K., whomever that may be. See dispostion here.

George Stöckhardt on Trinity 1 – Luke 16:19-31

Monday, June 20th, 2011

This is a ROUGH translation of a “disposition” (ordering) of a sermon for Trinity 1. The urtext is from Volume Three (1879) of “Magazin für Ev.-Luth. Homiletik”, available at Google Books. The author is Blessed George Stöckhardt. The more I read his writings, the more I love the guy. He tells it like it is! […]

Sermon for Whitsunday

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Things come in three’s in Christianity. We hear three Scripture lessons every Sunday. Today, the Day of Pentecost, is the third major festival of the church year, along with Christmas and Easter. The three persons of the Trinity, of course, permeate the entire Christian life, from baptism to eternal life. Today, however, I’d like to focus on another set of three, viz. three books for the Lutheran confirmand. We all need these three books, for they teach us all that we need to know for our faith and life.