Commemoration of Joseph, Patriarch

Joseph, Patriarch March 31, 2017 On the commemoration of Joseph, we read a devotion taken from The Great Works of God Parts Three and Four: The Mysteries of Christ in the Book of Genesis, Chapters 16–50. Introduction God used Joseph’s kidnapping and suffering for the glory of Himself and the

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The New Testament – a homily

This is yesterday’s (Wed, 3/29) message from our fifth Lent service. It is titled “The New Testament.” It is the first of two on the Lord’s Supper. The text is Luke 22:20. One point covered is why Jesus actually calls the Lord’s Supper his “New Testament.”

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Can the Blind See?

The sermon given on Lent 4 was based on the story of Jesus healing a man born blind (John 9). Jesus uses the event as a metaphor as he speaks with some Pharisees. The question is: What is Jesus driving at?

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The Annunciation of Our Lord

Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord March 25 The Lord be with you March 25, since classical times, has been set aside to remember the Annunciation of Our Lord. The Annunciation is when the Angel Gabriel visited the Virgin Mary announcing to her that she would be the mother

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Water of Life – homily

The Lord be with you Below is the homily video for Wednesday, March 22. It is the second one on baptism. I forgot my recorder at home, so once again I recorded the message while sitting at my desk. The energy of a “live” sermon is, therefore, once again missing.

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Revelation 4:9-5:6

The Lord be with you Our most recent Revelation class finished chapter 4 and covered the first six verses in chapter 5. Some of the things accented are the Trinitarian nature of the vision, the Lion from the tribe of Judah, the Lamb, and what is being symbolized by identifying the

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Wednesday Worship

This coming Wednesday’s (March 22) Lenten service continues our look at “Word and Sacrament.” The message is titled “Water of Life” and is the second message about Baptism. The text is Acts 22:16. Our hymns will be “Water, Blood, and Spirit Crying” (LSB 597), “All Who Believe and Are Baptized”

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Sharing through Relationships – sermon

The Lord be with you Sunday’s Gospel lesson is well known. Jesus meets a woman at a well where Jesus shares with her the Gospel message that he is the promised Messiah. Many excellent sermons have been preached, based on this story, about sharing the Gospel in a similar fashion

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