“But Deliver Us from Evil” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer and Luke 23:32-49, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“But Deliver Us from Evil” (The Lord’s Prayer; Luke 23:32-49) “But Deliver Us from Evil”: The seventh and final petition of the Lord’s Prayer. And how appropriate that we should come to this petition on this particular day, Good Friday. … Continue reading

“Lead Us Not into Temptation” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer and Luke 22:1-46, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Lead Us Not into Temptation” (The Lord’s Prayer; Luke 22:1-46) During this Lenten season we’ve been doing a series on the Lord’s Prayer called “Lord, Teach Us to Pray.” And that’s exactly what our Lord does on this Holy Thursday … Continue reading

“Who Is This?” (Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 and 27:11-66, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Who Is This?” (Matthew 21:1-11; 27:11-66) “Who is this?” That would seem to be the question of the day for this day that serves as both Palm Sunday and the Sunday of the Passion. “Who is this?” That’s what the … Continue reading

“And Forgive Us Our Trespasses . . .” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“And Forgive Us Our Trespasses . . .” (The Lord’s Prayer) Today we continue our series on the Lord’s Prayer with the Fifth Petition, “And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” By the way, … Continue reading

“Raising Lazarus–and Other Things as Well” (Sermon on John 11:1-53, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Raising Lazarus–and Other Things as Well” (John 11:1-53) Today we come to another one of those memorable chapters in the Gospel of John. So far during this Lenten season we’ve had: John 3, Jesus and Nicodemus; John 4, Jesus and … Continue reading

A LampLight Conversation on the lessons for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

Click here to listen to this week’s show. This week on LampLight Conversations, Pastor James Moshier, who serves at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe NE, joined our conversation on the lessons for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, which are: Ezekiel 37:1–14 Psalm 130:1–8 … Continue reading

“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” (The Lord’s Prayer) We continue with our Lenten series on the Lord’s Prayer, “Lord, Teach Us to Pray.” Tonight we come to the Fourth Petition, “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread.” So … Continue reading

“Thy Will Be Done” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Thy Will Be Done” (The Lord’s Prayer) We continue in our series on the Lord’s Prayer, “Lord, Teach Us to Pray.” And tonight we come to the Third Petition of the Lord’s Prayer, namely, “Thy Will Be Done.” “Thy will … Continue reading

A LampLight Conversation on the lessons for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

Click here to listen to this week’s show. This week on LampLight Conversations, Pastor David Kahle, who serves at Zion Lutheran Church in Imperial NE, joined our conversation on the lessons for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, which are: Isaiah 42:14–21 Psalm 142:1–7 Ephesians 5:8–14 John 9:1–41 … Continue reading

“The Samaritan Woman at the Well” (Sermon on John 4:5-30, 39-42, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Samaritan Woman at the Well” (John 4:5-30, 39-42) Have you ever felt like you’re a bit of an outsider? Like you didn’t belong? That maybe you’re being looked down upon by others–whether fairly or unfairly. Maybe you’ve done something … Continue reading

A LampLight Conversation on the lessons for the Third Sunday in Lent

Click here to listen to this week’s show. This week on LampLight Conversations, Pastor Adam Reichart, who serves at both Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hoxie KS, and Grace Lutheran Church, Hill City KS, joined our conversation on the lessons for the Third Sunday … Continue reading

“Thy Kingdom Come” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Thy Kingdom Come” (The Lord’s Prayer) We continue our Lenten series on the Lord’s Prayer, a series that we’re calling “Lord, Teach Us to Pray.” We come now to the Second Petition, “Thy Kingdom Come.” I have three main points … Continue reading

“Hallowed Be Thy Name” (Sermon on the Lord’s Prayer, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Hallowed Be Thy Name” (The Lord’s Prayer) For our midweek Lenten services this year we’re doing a sermon series on the Lord’s Prayer. I’m calling it “Lord, Teach Us to Pray,” because that was the request of the disciples to … Continue reading

A LampLight Conversation on the lessons for the Second Sunday in Lent

Click here to listen to this week’s show. This week on LampLight Conversations, Pastor Evan Goeglein, who serves at Faith Lutheran Church in Rogue River OR, and co-hosts Table Talk Radio, joined our conversation on the lessons for the Second Sunday in Lent, which are: … Continue reading

“Our Father Who Art in Heaven” (Sermon on Matthew 6:1-21; The Lord’s Prayer; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Our Father Who Art in Heaven” (Matthew 6:1-21; The Lord’s Prayer) You know, during Lent there is a strong tradition to do a series on some part of the Catechism. And that’s what we’re going to do for this Lenten … Continue reading

A LampLight Conversation on the lessons for the First Sunday in Lent

Click here to listen to this week’s show. This week on LampLight Conversations, Pastor Randy Asburry, who serves at Hope Lutheran Church in St. Louis MO, and also co–hosts Steadfast Throwdown  (which will debut on KNGN.org the first week of Lent), joined our conversation on the … Continue reading

Redeeming Holy Days from Pagan Lies — Ash Wednesday and Lent

Image via Wikipedia Falat Julian Ash Wednesday, watercolor, 78 x 113 cm (detail) So, what are the supposed pagan origins of Ash Wednesday and Lent? There are two aspects of Ash Wednesday and Lent that need to be emphasized. First … Continue reading