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Lent 5 • Luke 20:9–20 • March 13, 2016
March 1, 2016 – 9:30 am | No Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, January 1980.
By William J. Schmelder
The preacher needs to resist mightily the temptation to use this text as the occasion for letting the congregation …

Lent 4 • Luke 15:1–3, 11–32 • March 6, 2016
February 23, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Michael J. Redeker
The fourth Sunday in Lent is known as Laetare (rejoice) Sunday. It is the midway point in Lent and has been viewed as a day of celebration as the mood of Lent is …

Lent 2 • Luke 13:31–35 • February 21, 2016
February 9, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Paul Sieveking
This week’s lessons are confrontational. The Old Testament lesson is a confrontation between Jeremiah and the people of Judah. In the Gospel we hear of the confrontation between Jesus and the Pharisees. They confront …

Lent 1 • Luke 4:1–13 • February 14, 2016
February 2, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Kou Seying
Confessing the truth means renouncing the false at the same time, “Do you renounce the devil, and all his works, and all his ways?” Often, the latter is ignored due to various theological …

Pre-Lenten Workshop set for Jan. 15, 2016
December 3, 2015 – 3:12 pm | 2 Comments
Pre-Lenten Workshop set for Jan. 15, 2016

Dr. Reed Lessing to lead discussion of Job’s teaching on suffering.

Hope Rising: Preaching Luke
December 2, 2015 – 9:34 am | 3 Comments
Hope Rising: Preaching Luke

David Schmitt on preaching Luke from Advent to Easter in Year C. Need we say more?

Palm Sunday • Philippians 2:5–11 • March 29, 2015
March 17, 2015 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Todd Jones
With its meaty theological content and rich poetic imagery, it is no surprise that the lectionary lifts this portion of Philippians from its context.
Exegetical Notes
Verse 6: Our English too often comes off sounding like Jesus …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Jeremiah 31:31-34
March 11, 2015 – 5:25 pm | No Comment

Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, in the Year B lectionary.

Lent 5 • Hebrews 5:1–10 • March 22, 2015
March 10, 2015 – 10:10 am | No Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, September 1979.
by Andrew H. Bartelt
Sermon Notes
1. The author of the Letter to the Hebrews continues his discussion of the “high priesthood” of Christ (and his …

Lent 4 • Ephesians 2:1–10 • March 15, 2015
March 3, 2015 – 10:05 am | No Comment

by Wally Becker
We are saved by God’s grace, through faith in Christ Jesus, for the purpose of living as God’s people to this world which he loves (Jn 3:16). This passage gives us a picture of “the …