Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sermon for Quasimodogeniti

A person whom I admire – who sadly is not on social media, and so won’t likely won’t see this – suggested that I post a sermon on the doctrine of justification. Nothing says “sermon on justification” like Jesus words … Continue reading

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Sermon for Call Service

For very many good reasons, I am not preaching at the Call Service for either of our seminaries. And for even more good reasons (DV), I never will. But ever since my own call service, where the sermon was so … Continue reading

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He is Risen! Sermon for Easter

He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for | he is good;* for his steadfast love endures for- | ever! Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the | righteous:* “The … Continue reading

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Good Friday Sermon

God, who created life, is dead. That’s the paradox of Good Friday. How can it be? God is dead, yet, God reigns eternally. But if we would look at God, we can do it in no other way than looking … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday Sermon

Jesus institutes the blessed sacrament, but the Gospel reading is from earlier in the evening. Only recorded in John’s Gospel – Jesus gets up, takes off his outer garments, and begins washing their feet. Later, his garments will be taken … Continue reading

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Holy Week Wednesday

The third evangelist. In the last four days we have heard from Matthew, Mark, and now Luke. Luke is the only one who records the visit to Herod. The others have him before Pilate – the Roman Governor. Only Luke … Continue reading

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Holy Week Tuesday Sermon

Today we hear from the Passion account according to Saint Mark. The shortest of the Gospels. The one that focuses on the miracles rather than the teaching of Jesus. The word Immediately is used more in Mark’s Gospel than in … Continue reading

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