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Articles by Robert Weise

Thruples: The Newest Addition to the “Marriage Buffet”
October 27, 2014 – 10:15 am | 3 Comments
Thruples: The Newest Addition to the “Marriage Buffet”

Welcome to the next chapter in sexual ethics.

Proper 15 • Isaiah 56:1, 6–8 • August 17, 2014
August 5, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, July 1999.
By Robert W. Weise
Salvation Is for All
I. Introduction
A. Most people detest any form of discrimination or exclusionary activity. It is no fun being left …

Epiphany 6 • Deuteronomy 30:15–20 • February 16, 2014
February 4, 2014 – 2:27 pm | One Comment

Choice Is More than Choosing
Christians are confronted with many choices in this world of biomedical technology,and a rash of legal decisions has placed life and death decisions in the hands of loved ones. We face …

Leave Your Gift at the Altar and “Text”?
October 9, 2013 – 12:38 pm | 2 Comments
Leave Your Gift at the Altar and “Text”?

Is social media the new “forgiveness technology”?

Proper 11 • Colossians 1:21–29 • July 21, 2013
July 9, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Robert Weise
Reconciliation: Ministry and Mystery
We all love a good mystery; a mystery where we don’t find out until the very end who the “mystery person” is. This may be likened to, “Oh, he/she is …

Pentecost • Ezekiel 37:1–14 • May 27, 2012
May 10, 2012 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By Robert W. Weise
New Life and New Hope in Christ
General Comments: During my tenure as a parish pastor and currently serving as an interim pastor, I hear, “What’s the use? This world is turned upside …

Child in the Womb: Product or Gift?
September 7, 2011 – 12:43 pm | 3 Comments
Child in the Womb: Product or Gift?

When God created Adam and Eve, there was one way to procreate, not reproduce (no explanation needed). Since their fall with sin entering all creation, there are more than 28 ways to reproduce a child …

Proper 12 • Matthew 13:44–52 • July 24, 2011
May 2, 2011 – 3:05 pm | One Comment

By Robert Weise
Parables of Assurance and Hope
I would suggest that the best reference for studying the context of these three parables that “assure them [the disciples] that God is reigning and that to follow Jesus is …

Proper 14 • Genesis 15:1–6 • August 8, 2010
August 3, 2010 – 11:06 am | No Comment

By Robert W. Weise
Inseparable Righteousness and Faith
When someone promises you a special gift, you have faith in them and in their promised word. You believe them, regardless of the nature of the promise. Your faith …

Proper 24 · Mark 10:23-31 · October 18, 2009
October 18, 2009 – 3:11 pm | No Comment

By Robert W Weise
From the Impossible to the Possible of God’s Grace
We live in a world that continues to place personal wealth and individualism over and against the word of God and a life …