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Transfiguration of Our Lord – Matthew 17:1-9

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             20th century Lutheran theologian Hermann Sasse called walking the way of being faithful to God’s Word amid countless temptations “the lonely way.” It’s so easy to be distracted from walking the narrow way that leads to eternal life. […]

1905 Transfiguration Outline – Matthew 17:1-9

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Our forebears did not preach this text unless there was a Sixth Sunday after The Epiphany. The rubric for moving this text to the Last Sunday after The Epiphany and before Gesimatide evidently came in with The Lutheran Hymnal. 1905 was a year when there was an Epiphany 6. Here’s the outline.

Epiphany 3 Outlines – Matthew 8:1-13

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

1891 and 1905.

Epiphany 2 – John 2:1-11

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Is there no one who will cut Jesus some slack? He’s at a wedding feast. It’s a party and perhaps He wants to relax with His disciples, enjoy some great food and wine, and catch up with friends […]

Prosper Gueranger on Epiphany 2 – John 2:1-11

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Mary said to Jesus: They have no wine…. Jesus answers her in words which are apparently harsh: Woman! what is it to me and to thee? My hour is not yet come. The meaning of these words is, that, in this great Mystery he was about to act, not as the Son of Mary, but […]