Remembering the Dead: Preparing to Preach on All Saints Sunday
We give thanks to the Lord for His victory over death and the grave both for those who are now with Him in glory and for ourselves even as we press forward in faithfulness awaiting the Day when our eyes will see Him.
Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 (All Saints Day: Series A)
Jesus breaks through our barriers in His beatitudes. He shatters our conceptions of the blessed life and opens the Kingdom of God to all people.
Epistle: I John 3:1-3 (All Saints Day: Series A)
John’s excitement invites his readers to lay hold of this above all else: The lavish love of God.
Old Testament: Micah 3:5-12 (Pentecost 22: Series A)
These words provide a very bleak picture of the future of Israel. Fortunately, the next chapters provide Gospel that is equally as clear and direct.
Preparing to Preach on Reformation Sunday: Thoughts from Hermann Sasse
Whether you are a Christian or not, you cannot escape the significance of the Reformation. It is an important chapter in western history; yes, in world history.