Posts with the tag “first-commandment”
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 Day of Thanksgiving, November 25, AD 2021
November 28th, 2021
Four hundred years ago this year the Pilgrims at Plymouth colony held their harvest feast which came to be known as the first Thanksgiving. With the help of the local Indians, their settlement began t...
Sermon for Invocabit, the first Sunday in Lent, AD 2021
February 21st, 2021
Sometimes when we think of Jesus as our God and Lord, which He is, we put Him into a place so beyond ourselves that it seems hard to relate to Him. When we view Jesus as one who is far beyond us in po...
Sermon for Septuagesima, AD 2021
February 1st, 2021
The people of Israel may have been the most forgetful people ever. Four hundred years of slavery in Egypt, and God sends Moses to deliver them from it. ...
Sermon for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
November 16th, 2020
Our world is full of distrust. We don’t have to look around much to see that trust seems to be at an all time low. Divided, polarized, split – all these terms are constantly used to describe the state...