Gospel Notes for Jubilate (Easter 4)

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 5 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Jubilate) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and … Continue reading

“Easter Joy Continues!” (Sermon on John 20, Acts 5, and 1 Peter 1, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Easter Joy Continues!” (John 20:19-31; Acts 5:29-42; 1 Peter 1:3-9) Alleluia! Christ is risen! (He is risen indeed! Alleluia!) Yes, he is risen indeed! And guess what? He is still risen! Christ didn’t stop being risen once Easter Day was … Continue reading

Lambs at Pasture for Misericordias Domini — The Third Sunday of Easter

Lambs at Pasture for Misericordias Domini — The Third Sunday of Easter and its Answer Key are now available for download. The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true when used in … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Misericordias Domini (Easter 3)

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 4 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Third Sunday of Easter (Misericordias Domini) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Easter II

April 23, 2017 — Easter II Sermon Text — St. John 20:19-31 “These things did Thomas count as real: The warmth of blood, the chill of steel, The grain of wood, the heft of stone, The last frail twitch of … Continue reading

LCMS Roped Into Deportation Evasion Scheme

There would be Twitter-worthy convulsions if a Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) affiliated agency was giving aid and comfort to Planned Parenthood. By contrast, there is almost total indifference to a Synod partner helping illegal aliens to evade deportation. … Continue reading

“Raised with Our Risen Lord” (Sermon on Colossians 3:1-4, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Raised with Our Risen Lord” (Colossians 3:1-4) Alleluia! Christ is risen! (He is risen indeed! Alleluia!) Yes, indeed Christ is risen! And because he is, guess what? You are risen too! That’s our message this morning on this beautiful Easter … Continue reading

“The Suffering, Sacrificing, Saving Servant” (Sermon on Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Suffering, Sacrificing, Saving Servant” (Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12) “Behold, my servant,” says the Lord. Yes, behold him today. Behold the servant of the Lord serving in a most unexpected way: serving by suffering. Today on this Good Friday we … Continue reading

Lambs at Pasture for Quasimodo Geniti — The Second Sunday of Easter

Lambs at Pasture for Quasimodo Geniti — The Second Sunday of Easter and its Answer Key are now available for download. The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true when used in … Continue reading

“The Catechism in Six Parts: The Sacrament of the Altar” (Sermon by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Catechism in Six Parts: The Sacrament of the Altar” Tonight we conclude our series on “The Catechism in Six Parts.” So far in the Catechism we’ve looked at the Ten Commandments, the Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, the Sacrament of … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — The Resurrection of Our Lord

April 16, 2017 — The Resurrection of Our Lord Sermon Text — Matthew 28:1-10   Christ is risen!  He is risen, indeed Alleuia! Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from St. Matthew’s gospel account the 28th chapter. Beloved … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Good Friday

April 14, 2017 — Good Friday   Bringing to Nothing the Things that Are In the Name X of Jesus.   AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, Smitten with Glory They couldn’t contain themselves.  A riot was fomenting within their ranks.  Pilate … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for the Second Sunday of Easter

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 3 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Second Sunday of Easter (Quasimodo Geniti) from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Easter

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes

This is part 2 of 5 in the series Gospel Notes The Gospel Notes for the Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Maundy Thursday

April 13, 2017 — Maundy Thursday Sermon Text — Matthew 26:17-30   Is it I?  Is it for Me? In the Name of X Jesus.  AMEN! Beloved in the Lord, Jesus with His Twelve It is evening and the day … Continue reading

“Holy Week: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb” (Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 and 27:11-66, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Holy Week: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb” (Matthew 21:1-11; 27:11-66) “In like a lion, out like a lamb.” Have you heard that saying before? It refers to the month of March. The idea is that March usually … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Palm Sunday

April 9, 2017 — Palm Sunday Sermon Text — John 12:12-19 Grace, mercy, and peace be unto you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s sermon is taken from … Continue reading

Lambs at Pasture for The Resurrection of Our Lord

Lambs at Pasture for The Resurrection of Our Lord and its Answer Key are now available for download. The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true when used in conjunction with the … Continue reading

“The Catechism in Six Parts: Confession” (Sermon by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Catechism in Six Parts: Confession” Tonight we come to the part of the Catechism that is probably the least known to us today, and that is Confession. The practice of Confession may be unfamiliar to you. Confession is unfamiliar … Continue reading

“The Raising of Lazarus” (Sermon on John 11:1-53, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Raising of Lazarus” (John 11:1-53) Our text today is the account of “The Raising of Lazarus,” from John chapter 11. In this chapter, Jesus does three things: He raises the dead. He arouses faith. And he rouses the opposition. … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for Palmarum (Lent 6)

The Gospel Notes for the Sixth Sunday in Lent (Palmarum) of the One-Year Lectionary from the Lutheran Service Book is now available. You may download the readings for Matthew 21:1-9 for Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold … Continue reading

Lambs at Pasture for Palmarum — Palm Sunday

Lambs at Pasture for Palmarum — Palm Sunday and its Answer Key are now available for download. The repetitive nature of Lambs at Pasture aids familiarity and memorization of key passages. This is especially true when used in conjunction with the Daily … Continue reading

Sons of Luther

Martin Franzmann wrote, “Preach you the Word and plant it home and never faint; The Harvest Lord who gave the sower seed to sow will watch and tend His planted Word” (LSB 586:6). I remember singing this hymn in the … Continue reading

“The Catechism in Six Parts: The Sacrament of Holy Baptism” (Sermon by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Catechism in Six Parts: The Sacrament of Holy Baptism” So far in our series on the catechism, we’ve covered the Ten Commandments, the Creed, and the Lord’s Prayer. Tonight we come to the sacraments. We begin, fittingly enough, with … Continue reading

“A Real Eye-Opener” (Sermon on John 9:1-41, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“A Real Eye-Opener” (John 9:1-41) Our text today is a real eye-opener. It’s the story of Jesus healing the man born blind, from John chapter 9. It’s an eye-opener in several senses. Just the fact that Jesus can heal the … Continue reading