Posts with the tag “temptation”
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 Reminiscere, the Second Sunday in Lent, AD 2021
February 28th, 2021
Lent comes before Easter. Advent comes before Christmas. In the church calendar this fact is built in – God never gives anyone great fortune without first giving great hardship. We try hard to remove...
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 Sexagesima, AD 2021
February 8th, 2021
“All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass.” One doesn’t have to have been alive very long or very perceptive to recognize that almost nothing in this world lasts. ...