Monthly Archives: September 2018

Pentecost 18 – "The Greatest" – Mark 9:30-37

sermon-9-23-18 Jesus wanted to get away from the crowds so that He could be alone with His disciples to teach them. He wanted their undivided and undistracted attention so that they would understand what they must understand. They must understand … Continue reading

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Holy Cross Day – "The Way of the Cross" – 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

sermon-9-16-18 Today, we celebrate the Holy Cross “on which the Prince of Glory died.” (LSB #425) To be sure, the cross is not 'holy' in and of itself. • In fact, in and of itself, the cross is just two … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16 – "O For A Crumb" – Mark 7:24-30

sermon-9-9-18 The text for our consideration is the first half of our gospel reading that begins, “And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered a house and did not want … Continue reading

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Martyrdom of John the Baptist – Mark 6:14-29 – 9/2/18

sermon-9-2-18 John the Baptist stands at the end of a long line of Old Testament prophets whose job it was to point men and women, boys and girls to the Messiah, the Christ. He did so with words. • John … Continue reading

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