Lenten Midweek Sermon 1, March 13, 2019 (Psalm 4:8, Job 7:11-16) – “Sleeping in Heavenly Peace?”

"Job and his Tormentors" (1540-1550), either Jan Mandijn (ca. 1500-1560) or Pieter Huys (1519-1581). Musée de la Chartreuse de Douai. This sermon was originally preached at Living Savior Lutheran Church in Fairfax Station, Virginia. Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Silent night, holy night,All … Continue reading Lenten Midweek Sermon 1, March 13, 2019 (Psalm 4:8, Job 7:11-16) – “Sleeping in Heavenly Peace?”

Johann Gerhard, “Prayer for the Denial of Self” – Meditations on Divine Mercy

A friend shared this prayer from Gerhard on Facebook, and it's beautiful.  It is definitely appropriate given this season of Lent. O JESUS CHRIST, Son of the living God, in Your Word You exclaim: “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me” (Matthew 16:24). I … Continue reading Johann Gerhard, “Prayer for the Denial of Self” – Meditations on Divine Mercy