Tag Archives: Salvation

The adoration of the shepherds

In 1562 Caspar Niemegk died. He was but 45 years old. He left behind his childless wife Anna. She commissioned Lucas Cranach the Younger to paint an epitaph for her husband, which would comfort her by pointing out the true … Continue reading

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19th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword for the 19th Sunday after Trinity: Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved (Jer 17:14 KJG). The Introit is from Psalm 32:  Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose … Continue reading

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5th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from Ephesians For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.  (Eph 2:8) The Introit from Psalm 73 Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by … Continue reading

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Lenten sermon after Invocavit

    Following the order of the lectionary here, I am to preach on the holy gospel according to St. Matthew the eighteenth chapter. This is what I have prepared so far:  OLS6.1 2018.2.21 Lenten Sermon Mt.18,21-35 Village LC. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Water for free

This year’s watchword is from Revelations 21,6. It’s the Lord’s promise: “I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life, freely.” Here’s my sermon in German for yesterday’s devotion in the chapel of … Continue reading

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Last Sunday in the Church Year

Watchword: “Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning.” (Lk.12:35) The Introit from Psalm 126:  When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning: Lk.19,1-10

Here is my sermon this morning on our Lord IX visiting Zaccheus based on St.Luke’s gospel chapter 19,1-10: 

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16th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword for the 16th Sunday after Trinity: Our Savior, Christ Jesus, has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel. (2Ti 1:10 NIV) The Introit is from Psalm 68:  Sing unto God, sing praises to … Continue reading

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6th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from the holy prophet Isaiah chapter 43 verse 1: But now, this is what the LORD says– he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

  Here is my sermon on 1.Kings 8:22-28 on this Ascension Holiday: 

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