But the main reason why Moses recorded this [the genealogy of and promises about Esau] was to show that our Lord Jesus has wicked, unruly cousins and kinsmen. Easu’s children were part of Jesus Christ’s family; they were kinsmen of the Israelites in blood but not in heart. They were
The Lord be with you Concordia Publishing House published three milestone volumes last year. The first is a new edition of Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation. The second and third comprise the two volume Confessing the Gospel: A Lutheran Approach to Systematic Theology . The spring 2018 issue of concordia
For the second week in a row, the sermon at Our Redeemer has been read by a layman of the congregation. Below are the assigned readings and the message he read. Pentecost 3 June 10, 2018 Sermon: Same Old, Same Old Text: 2 Corinthians 4:13 Theme: We proclaim the same
Sermon: The Sabbath Text: Deuteronomy 5:12 Lections: Deuteronomy 5:12–15; 2 Corinthians 4:5–12; Mark 2:23–28 Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy 5:12–15 12 “‘Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. 13Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 14but the seventh day is
Article: The Story of Salvation, the Genesis of a New Creation, and a Bold Proclamation: Luther Lessons for the Present Crises Author: Peter J. Scaer Concordia Theological Quarterly Volume 81; Number 3-4; July/October 2017 Reformation 500 Anniversary Issue “We are living in a time of crisis. At the core of
Book: Don’t Give Me No Boiled Okra (I Don’t Want Noth’in In My Mouth My Teeth Can’t Enjoy First) Author: Gerald L. Cooper Paperback 145 pages ISBN: 978-0-9962706-0-1 circuitridercomedian.com I first met Gerald when we were both stationed at Fort Bragg, NC. He was already a funny guy, but over
The Commemoration of Justin, Martyr June 1 Today we commemorate Justin. He was born around the year 100 AD and was martyred in 165. He is, therefore, one of those who give us a good look at the Christian Church in the time immediately following the days of the Apostles.