Posts with the tag “grace”
Sermon for the Annunciation of Our Lord, AD 2022
March 26th, 2022
Monarchies have a singular worry that we never experience in our modern democracies – the stress over the king’s heir - especially traditionally when the birth of a son was needed to continue the fami...
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 Festival of the Reformation, AD 2021
October 31st, 2021
What does the freedom and slavery have to do with Reformation? Well, everything. What Luther did was to bring the truth that sets you free back to the center of the church’s life. That truth being to ...
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 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, AD 2020
September 21st, 2020
When I was teaching on today’s gospel lesson in seminary, someone asked me, “If the first men who were called to work didn’t get good pay, why did they even go? I would have gone to work somewhere els...