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Lambs at Pasture for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity
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This entry is part 86 of 86 in the series Lambs at Pasture

Lambs at Pasture for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity and its Answer Key are now available for download. English Version English Answer Key The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids in familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true when used in conjunction with the Daily Prayer meditation found … Continue reading

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity – The True Unity of the Church
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The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity   September 18, 2016   “The True Unity of the Church”   Ephesians 4:1-6   Click this link to listen to audio of this sermon.   I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were … Continue reading

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Redeeming Holy Days from Pagan Lies: All Hallows’ Eve in the Mediaeval Church and the Reformation

On All Hallows’ Eve 1517 a monk named Martin Luther posted a list of points for discussion and debate at the University of Wittenberg campus church. The campus church is named All Saints’ Church. The regular bulletin board for such … Continue reading

LCMS prof calls maleness of Jesus/pastors “inconsequential” (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

I came across an interesting blog article written by Dr. Matthew Becker, an LCMS clergyperson serving as a professor at Valparaiso University. The article is called “The Being of Adam, the New Adam, and the Ontology of Pastors.” In it, … Continue reading

Parallels of Pornography and “Praise” Music

Warning: this post contains sexually explicit material Pornography is wicked. So is the sinful flesh, which is why porn sells. One source reported a “conservative estimate” of U.S. pornography revenues around $8 billion in 2012. Pornography is just as damnable a sin … Continue reading

It’s More About the ‘Heart’ Knowledge than it is About the ‘Head’ Knowledge According to St. Louis Sem Magazine, by Pr. Rossow

In this Fall’s edition of “Concordia Seminary,” the magazine of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, it is reported that the professors remind the students that “it’s more about the ‘heart’ knowledge than it is about the ‘head’ knowledge” (p. 21). This … Continue reading

Does your worship prepare you for death?

I had the opportunity to hear an excellent presentation this afternoon from a neighboring pastor (Rev. Shawn Kumm of Zion, Laramie) on Lutheran worship.  One of the best points that he made was related to how worship is meant to … Continue reading

Concordia University Plan for the Future? A consolidated Concordia?

What I mention in this article is my opinion and thinking out loud.  It was prompted by the Synod President’s comments after the same-sex marriage decision of the Supreme Court (see his interview with Issues Etc.).  He stated that student … Continue reading

Why Christians Make the Sign of the Holy Cross (and a word on genuflection)

In The Small Catechism, Martin Luther encouraged Christians to retain the practice of making the sign of the cross. The Missouri Synod, following Luther’s advice, has encouraged Christians to continue making the sign of the cross, notably at a number of places during … Continue reading

Reviewing Forde – “Caught in the Act: Reflections on the Work of Christ” Part 2

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Reviewing Forde

Note 2 on Gerhard Forde’s 1984 “Caught in the Act: Reflections on the Work of Christ” Forde rejects the vicarious atonement. He does not describe the doctrine of vicarious atonement accurately, rather, he frames it as a human notion trying … Continue reading

Lambs at Pasture for the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

This entry is part 85 of 86 in the series Lambs at Pasture

Lambs at Pasture for the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity and its Answer Key are now available for download. English Version English Answer Key The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids in familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true … Continue reading

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity – The Almighty Power of the Word of God

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity   September 20, 2015   “The Almighty Power of the Word of God”   Luke 7:11-17   Click here to listen to audio of this sermon.   Now it happened, the day after, that He … Continue reading

The Law Always Accuses… …without Christ the Mediator! Part 6 The Conclusion

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series The Law Always Accuses...Without Christ the Mediator!

Rev. Brian L. Kachelmeier serves as pastor of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Los Alamos, NM. He is the host of the Redeemer Theological Academy radio program, frequent guest on Issues, Etc., Old Testament teacher for the Wittenberg Academy, and … Continue reading

Reviewing Forde – “Caught in the Act – Reflections on the Work of Christ” Part I

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Reviewing Forde

Note 1 on Gerhard Forde’s 1984 “Caught in the Act: Reflections on the Work of Christ” Published in Word and World 3:22-31. Reprinted in 2004 A More Radical Gospel. (85-97, quotations from this printing) This article overlaps in theme and content with Forde’s … Continue reading

Lambs at Pasture for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

This entry is part 84 of 86 in the series Lambs at Pasture

Lambs at Pasture for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity and its Answer Key are now available for download. English Version English Answer Key The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids in familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true … Continue reading