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Easter IV – John 16:5-15

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

I am indebted to Rev. C.S. Esget for some of his thoughts on this text. Soli Deo Gloria! In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit What is the worst sin of all? The Lord Jesus says the worst sin of all is not murder or pedophilia […]

Walther and Stoeckhardt for Easter 4 – John 16:5-15

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

A person who acts contrary to God’s Word is not justified because he has acted according to his conviction. He is condemned. The thoughts, the intentions, the principles which each person has by nature are the very things from which every person must be converted, if he wants to be saved. Not the convictions of […]

A Long and Fruitful Honeymoon

Friday, July 17th, 2009

…at least productive musically. Here are the introits for the Sundays after Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, and the First-Eighth Sundays after. Hopefully we’ll remain caught up from here on out. After the completion of the summer introits I hope to begin transcribing the Alleluias & Verses for the Church Year. (I also intend to do […]

John 16 in the BOC

Friday, May 15th, 2009

I should have put this up a couple of weeks ago, but Rogate hits John 16 again so here it is, explicit references to John 16: [XXVIII.] Concerning the Power of Bishops [The Confession of Faith: III, art. vii, par. 31] [IV:] Justification (2) [Apology of the Augsburg Confession: art. i, par. 3, par. 132] […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter – John 16:5-15

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Revised from 2003. In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit The Holy Gospel last weekend, this weekend, and the next two weekends focus on Jesus catechizing His disciples. He is preparing them for apostolic ministry after His ascension to heaven. When Jesus predicts His Passion, death, […]