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Articles by Thomas Egger

Proper 6 • Galatians 2:15–21; 3:10–14 • June 16, 2013
June 4, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Thomas Egger
Proposed theme: The sermon focus developed here highlights the language of curse and blessing in Galatians 3. No power of our own, but only Jesus Christ, has delivered us from the God-sized curse …

Proper 12 • Genesis 9:8–17 • July 29, 2012
July 17, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Thomas Egger
Congregations of the LCMS have not heard many sermons on the rainbow, since Genesis 9 did not occur in the lectionary cycles of Lutheran Worship. In fact, the LW three-year lectionary did not …

Proper 25 • Matthew 22:34–46 • October 23, 2011
August 5, 2011 – 12:30 pm | One Comment

By Thomas Egger
At the Jerusalem temple (Mt 21:23), as the great feast approaches, a high-profile religious confrontation takes place. Jesus has entered the city amidst shouts of “Hosanna,” hailed by the throngs as the son of …

INTERPRETING THE HISTORICAL BOOKS, Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis series. By Robert B. Chisholm, Jr.
July 21, 2011 – 2:50 pm | No Comment

INTERPRETING THE HISTORICAL BOOKS, Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis series, vol. 1. By Robert B. Chisholm, Jr. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2006. 232 pages. Paper. $19.99.
Reviewed by Thomas Egger
Joshua at Jericho, Gideon and his three hundred …

Epiphany 4 • Matthew 5:1–12 • January 30, 2011
November 3, 2010 – 10:41 am | No Comment

by Tom Egger
In this pericope, Jesus is proclaiming the blessings of his reign to those gathered around him on the mountain. His words address a repentant, lowly people with the assurance of God’s presence and …

Lent 5 • Isaiah 43:16–21 • March 21, 2010
March 16, 2010 – 4:24 pm | No Comment

Homiletical Helps on LSB Series C—Old Testament
by Thomas Egger