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In One Way and In Two

Text: Job 33

Grace, mercy, and peace to each of you from our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

“God speaks in one way and in two…” … 1,649 more words

"...who brought you out of slavery"

Written for St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Franklin, TN + Lenten Midweek Service + March 7, 2018

Reading: Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21

 

The story we just heard is one of the most important in Israel’s history. 1,509 more words

Sermons

Comfortable in Christ

Text: Isaiah 40:1-11

Grace, mercy, and peace to each of you from our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

The text for our sermon this morning is the first two verses of the Old Testament reading we just heard. 1,709 more words

Dressed in His Righteousness Alone: The Sanctification Debate, Round 3

We cannot just speak of the sanctification in the theological realm and ignore the pastoral implications of our conclusions. To do so is to divorce orthodoxy and orthpraxy and dismiss the impact that this teaching has on our people. 877 more words

Gospel

Jesus Didn't Come to Abolish the Law

[T]here are many thoughtful and intelligent persons, and not altogether destitute of piety, who imagine, that Christ has lowered the demands of the moral law, and purchased for us the liberty of being saved by a new law of sincere obedience: they think that for his sake our sincere obedience will be accepted, instead of perfect obedience: and that the defects of our obedience will be made up by the merits of Jesus Christ.

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Commentaries

Stewardship of Law and Gospel

Written for St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Franklin, TN + 14th Sunday After Pentecost + September 10, 2017

Reading: Matthew 18:15-20

Story #1: Kamaria Downs was an honors student at a small Christian university. 1,588 more words

Sermons

Bridging the Breach: The Humanity of Christ and the Mission of the Church

Though I have not yet finished it, John Flett’s book The Witness of God has been riveting. Flett argues that contemporary missio Dei theology is largely plagued by a series of breaches that torpedo a theologically-sound account of the church’s mission. 1,220 more words

T.F. Torrance