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RELIGION…is the virtue which helps us to show due worship to God as the source and goal of all things, an obligation which is strictly binding, but cannot be paid in full…It falls short of being a species of the cardinal virtue of justice, because, although we certainly owe God worship, we can never pay God a worship that is equal to his worth, except as we join Jesus in his worship of the Father. 176 more words


Jealous God | Jealous for God

I was listening to a song by Nick Jonas, the line goes…

We can be listening to the song and it speaks volume when it comes to relationships. 962 more words

Thought To Ponder

Sabbath rest

In the Large catechism Luther writes about the initiative each individual must make in order to observe the Third commandment to remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy.  1,012 more words


Sundays and other days

The third commandment sounds easy.

The simple way I learned about it as a Catholic was to remember to keep holy the Lord’s Day. Most importantly, that meant going to church every Sunday. 780 more words

זָכֹ֛ור֩ אֶת־יֹ֥֨ום הַשַּׁבָּ֖֜ת לְקַדְּשֹֽׁ֗ו ׃

(Exodus 20:8)

As a pastor, I rejoice when I look out during Sunday-morning Mass and see my beloved people. Here’s our Holy Father:

Dear friends, we don’t ever thank Lord enough for the gift he has given us in the Eucharist!

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Trinity 17, 2015--Sabbath Rest

17th Sunday after Trinity

St. Peter Lutheran Church

St. Luke 14:1-11

September 27, 2015

“Sabbath Rest”

Iesu Iuva

Jesus taught that all the righteousness of the religious men of His time was filthy rags in God’s sight. 1,885 more words

Lutheran Sermons

Matthew 17

“Get up…don’t be afraid.”

-Jesus, Matthew 17:7

This brief moment takes me back to an old college professor who impressed upon us the reality of the Third Commandment–a lesson that has stayed with me all these years. 

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