Monthly Archives: February 2019

Festival of St. Matthias – 2019: No Vacancy (Acts 1:15-26)

sermon-2-24-19.mp3 St. Luke writes a sequel to his gospel that is called “The Acts of the Apostles.”  “In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus BEGAN to do and teach until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles […]

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Epiphany 6: Blessed Are You (Luke 6:17-26)

sermon-2-17-19.mp3 The text is our gospel reading.  Our Lord has just been on a mountain where He prayed through the night.  In the morning, He called His disciples to gather around Him.  Luke doesn’t tell us how many that was but from these disciples He chose 12 who are now referred to as ‘Apostles.’ “And […]

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Epiphany 5: The Fishing Is Too Good (Luke 5:1-11)

sermon-2-10-19.mp3 As we come now to this 5th Sunday in the season of Epiphany, it might be good for us to recall what this season is all about.  The season of Epiphany is all about revealing the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.  From the season of Christmas, which was all about […]

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Epiphany 4: The Prayer of the Afflicted Ones (Luke 4:31-44)

sermon-2-3-19.mp3 Would you take out your worship folder and open to page 4 please.  I’d like to begin this sermon by redirecting your attention to the Introit for the day.  In know that we sing an ‘Entrance Hymn’ before the Divine Service begins, but the real ‘entrance hymn’ of the Divine Service is the “Introit,” […]

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