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Articles by Robert Kolb

Lent 4 • Isaiah 42:14–21 • March 30, 2014
March 18, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Robert Kolb
Introductory thoughts
The final verse of the pericope governs our use of it and its context in chapter 42. The Lord takes pleasure (חפצ)—he gets a kick out of—placing his instruction, the script of the conversation …

The Preacher’s Studio: Robert Kolb
April 24, 2013 – 10:00 am | No Comment
The Preacher’s Studio: Robert Kolb

Preacher’s Studio is a chance to take a step back and talk about the art and craft of preaching. Today’s preacher: ROBERT KOLB, on preaching PHILIPPIANS 3:17-4:1.

Lent 2 • Philippians 3:17–4:1 • February 24, 2013
February 12, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Robert Kolb
Introductory thoughts
“Walk this way,” Mel Brook’s Igor the hunchback said (from the movie Young Frankenstein). Following in his footsteps, Doctor Frankenstein imitated his awkward gait. Children imitate their parents, sometimes to their parents’ …

Discipleship in the Lutheran Tradition
March 26, 2012 – 8:13 am | 2 Comments
Discipleship in the Lutheran Tradition

Robert Kolb provides a sweeping overview of how Lutherans have conceived of and acted out “discipleship,” from the 16th century to today.

Lent 3 • Exodus 20:1–17 • March 11, 2012
February 12, 2012 – 7:30 am | No Comment

By Robert Kolb
Introduction
What do we do with the law of God? That is a question critical for human life since God’s law gives us his design for life. He is its creator. His design makes …

Easter 2 • John 20:19–31 • May 1, 2011
January 14, 2011 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

By Robert Kolb
Introductory thoughts: The text contains material for at least two good sermons; the sermon on Thomas and his faith and doubt can wait for another year. John comes to the climax of his …