Sermon for Oculi, the Third Sunday in Lent, AD 2022
March 20th, 2022
Jesus drives a demon out of a mute man, a great work of healing, and yet some of the people accuse him of working by the power of Beelzebub. Who is Beelzebub? He is their name for the prince of demons...
Sermon for Lent Midweek Service, March 16, AD 2022
March 17th, 2022
We have all heard the story of Noah’s ark and seen children’s books with the cute animals and such. God flooded the earth because of man’s wickedness, but preserved righteous Noah and his family in th...
Sermon for Reminiscere, the Second Sunday in Lent, AD 2022
March 14th, 2022
St. Paul speaks to the Thessalonians about their sanctification, that they become holy as God is holy. Many of the Thessalonians were Gentiles and did not grow up with the Old Testament or the Law of ...
Sermon for Lent Midweek Service, March 9, AD 2022
March 10th, 2022
St. Peter calls us Christians “sojourners and exiles.” We are not in the place where we are truly from, where we are supposed to be. He recalls the memory of the ancient Judahites who went into exile ...
Sermon for Invocabit, the First Sunday in Lent, AD 2022
March 6th, 2022
The first lesson in the catechism is the First Commandment, and hopefully all the confirmation students here should have this learned by heart, “You shall have no other Gods.” As you know from the exp...
Sermon for Ash Wednesday, AD 2022
March 3rd, 2022
Why not be a hypocrite when you fast? Of course, no one wants to be known as a hypocrite, but Jesus doesn’t give instructions about hypocrisy for everything. Matthew speaks about hypocrisy in prayer, ...
Sermon for Quinquagesima, AD 2022
March 3rd, 2022
What would you say if Jesus asked, “What do you want me to do for you?”...
Sermon for Sexagesima, AD 2022
February 21st, 2022
Jesus tells a parable of the sower who sows one seed in four different places. Only in the good soil does the seed grow into a plant that yields a harvest, but in the good soil it yields a great harve...
Sermon for Septuagesima, AD 2022
February 14th, 2022
Jesus Christ has given you good work to do, and all by grace. While you did not deserve to do anything but idle without any meaning, He has brought you into his vineyard to work, to do something that ...
Sermon for the Transfiguration of Our Lord, AD 2022
February 8th, 2022
Jesus is made manifest in His Transfiguration. The Transfiguration is the final Epiphany on the final Sunday of the Epiphany season. Peter, James, and John, led to the top of the high mountain, see Je...
Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, AD 2022
February 3rd, 2022
Faith is trust in Jesus, and you should be careful not to hear this passage outside of faith. Outside of faith, the eyes are the ruler. The eyes say, I see everything is good and fine in my life, ther...
Sermon for the Third Sunday after Epiphany, AD 2022
January 24th, 2022
In football, a long pass to the endzone, usually end of the game is called a “hail Mary” or sometimes “throwing up a prayer.” The idea is that of taking one last shot to win, looking more to providenc...