“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion”: The Fifth Petition

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion” is the theme of the Lenten devotion that Steadfast Lutherans has put together this year. The following sermon addresses the Fifth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer. For further reflection, read The Large Catechism, … Continue reading

A Laymen’s Commentary on the Large Catechism: Third Article

This entry is part 16 of 25 in the series A Layman's Commentary on the Large Catechism

Have mercy on me, O God,     according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy     blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,     and cleanse me from my sin! 3 For I know my transgressions,     and my sin … Continue reading

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion”: The Fourth Petition

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion” is the theme of the Lenten devotion that Steadfast Lutherans has put together this year. The following sermon addresses the Fourth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer. For further reflection, read The Large Catechism, … Continue reading

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion”: The Third Petition

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion” is the theme of the Lenten devotion that Steadfast Lutherans has put together this year. The following sermon addresses the Third Petition of the Lord’s Prayer. For further reflection, read The Large Catechism, … Continue reading

A Laymen’s Commentary on the Large Catechism: Second Article

This entry is part 15 of 25 in the series A Layman's Commentary on the Large Catechism

Why do the nations rage     and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves,     and the rulers take counsel together,     against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us burst their bonds apart     and cast … Continue reading

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion”: The Second Petition

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion” is the theme of the Lenten devotion that Steadfast Lutherans has put together this year. The following sermon addresses the Second Petition of the Lord’s Prayer. For further reflection, read The Large Catechism, … Continue reading

A Laymen’s Commentary on the Large Catechism: First Article

This entry is part 14 of 25 in the series A Layman's Commentary on the Large Catechism

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous!     Praise befits the upright. 2 Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre;     make melody to him with the harp of ten strings! 3 Sing to him a new song;     play skillfully on … Continue reading

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion”: The Introduction

“The Lord’s Prayer in the Lord’s Passion” is the theme of the Lenten devotion that Steadfast Lutherans has put together this year. The following sermon continues the theme of prayer, focusing on the importance of the “our” in the Our … Continue reading

A Laymen’s Commentary on the Large Catechism: Introduction to the Apostles’ Creed

This entry is part 13 of 25 in the series A Layman's Commentary on the Large Catechism

      The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”     They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;     there is none who does good. 2 The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man,     to see if … Continue reading