1. On this episode of Preaching the Text, Steve Paulson and John Hoyum discuss Simeon's song – known to many as the canticle sung following the Lord's Supper.
  2. By mandating the promise, Christ states something stronger than just an invitation.
  3. On this episode of Preaching the Text, John Hoyum and Steve Paulson discuss the institution of the Lord's Supper as told by Matthew.
  4. That great truth of creedal Christianity – that God is man in Christ – is not set forth for our speculative enjoyment.
  5. Luther's signature insight on the sacraments was that God’s word of promise doesn’t just symbolize an absent reality but that it gives and bestows God’s real favor.