Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Joy of Christmas Programs

Is there anything cuter than small children standing in front of a congregation, while the parents silently pray, “Please, don’t let them do anything embarrassing”? There are a lot of Christmas Programs out there, but a few years ago, I … Continue reading

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Lutheran Service Book Blog

Dr. Grime (Mr. LSB himself) has started a new blog (Lutheran Service Book: The Next Five Years) dedicated to fully utilizing our synod’s beloved hymnal.  My favorite quote from his first (and temporarily only) post: But it does imply that … Continue reading

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Luther On Sunday’s

Here is how Luther begins his sermon on the feeding of the 4,000: You know that the third commandment bids us hear and discuss God’s word on the Sabbath day.  Now, that day is dedicated to the Lord when we … Continue reading

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The Law Can Not Save

But don’t we love to try anyway?  My sermon on Sunday’s Gospel reading. Listen HERE. Read an “outline-manuscript” after the jump, if you insist.  But it really is better on the audio.  Worth your time, I promise.

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