The Gospel According to Elsa

Jesus never said, “Let go and let God”, He said, “Repent and believe in the Gospel.” There’s a big difference. Both “let go and let God” and “repent and believe” acknowledge that we have trouble, but they locate the source … Continue reading

Luther’s Notes on the Sunday Gospel: Michaelmas 1 (Trinity 19) – Absolution

First Sunday After Michaelmas, or the Ninteenth Sunday after Trinity Absolution: Jesus Forgives the Paralytic Matthew 9:1-8 New King James Version 9 So He got into a boat, crossed over, and came to His own city. 2 Then behold, they … Continue reading

Trinity 19 (Matthew 9:1-8): We Need to Hear the Forgiveness of Sins

The Healing of the Paralytic Trinity 19 – Matthew 9:1-8 Faith Lutheran Church – Wylie, TX 14 October 2012 – Pr. Mark Preus We need to hear the forgiveness of sins. We can’t get it on our own. It’s not … Continue reading