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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 …

Lent 3 • 1 Corinthians 1:18–31 • March 8, 2015
February 24, 2015 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments

by Wayne Knolhoff
The Word of the Cross
We are no strangers to scandal, and we know a scandal when we see it. Whether it involves a politician, a Hollywood star, a sports figure, or even a church …

The Labyrinth and the Gospel
October 27, 2014 – 9:16 pm | 20 Comments
The Labyrinth and the Gospel

Travis Scholl, editor of our own Concordia Journal, has recently published a new book that takes us on the winding path of Mark’s Gospel. Travis’ rediscovery of the ancient labyrinth one Lenten season led him to …

Innocent Suffering: A Lenten Thought
April 7, 2014 – 11:08 am | No Comment
Innocent Suffering: A Lenten Thought

In the piety of Lenten self-reflection, the confession of our sin holds a prominent place. Especially for Lutherans who recognize that, as simul iustus et peccator, our confession of sin is comprehensive. The words of Isaiah 64 …

Pre-Lenten Workshop with Reed Lessing – January 18, 2013
November 21, 2012 – 1:53 pm | One Comment
Pre-Lenten Workshop with Reed Lessing – January 18, 2013

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will offer a one-day pre-Lenten workshop by Reed Lessing on campus on Friday, January 18, 2013.

The Passion of God’s Son, according to Mark: Audio File
April 3, 2012 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
The Passion of God’s Son, according to Mark: Audio File

Yesterday, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, Dr. Erik Herrmann chanted the text of the passion account from the Gospel according to Mark. Erik’s description of his preparations are available here, in …

Holy Week and Easter Reading
March 21, 2012 – 3:26 pm | 3 Comments
Holy Week and Easter Reading

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