Sermon for the First Sunday in Advent (Midweek Service), December 5, 2018 – “Christ comes as King” (Matthew 21:1-9)

This sermon is the first part of a sermon series preached at Living Savior Lutheran Church in Fairfax Station, Virginia, titled "Advent with Martin Luther," exploring themes found in Luther's 1540 Church Postil concerning the readings from the One-Year Historic Lectionary. Triumphaler Einzug in Jerusalem. Südliches Seitenschiff, 3.Fenster, 1.Scheibe (Passionsfenster), Straßburger Münster.(Creative Commons, Rolf Kranz) Grace, mercy, and … Continue reading Sermon for the First Sunday in Advent (Midweek Service), December 5, 2018 – “Christ comes as King” (Matthew 21:1-9)

Sermon for the Feast of the Reformation (Observed), October 28, 2018, – “It Really Is All About Jesus” (Romans 3:19-28)

Preached at Living Savior Lutheran Church, Fairfax Station, Virginia. Grace, mercy, and peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. This week we celebrate the 501st anniversary of what is commonly thought of as the start of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther marched down to the doors of … Continue reading Sermon for the Feast of the Reformation (Observed), October 28, 2018, – “It Really Is All About Jesus” (Romans 3:19-28)

Commemoration of Martin Luther, Doctor and Confessor

Today marks the commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther (1483-1546).  From Murray's A Year with the Church Fathers: Martin Luther, born on 10 November 1483, in Eisleben, Germany, initially began studies leading toward a degree in law. However, after a close encounter with death, he switched to the study of theology, entered an Augustinian monastery, was ordained … Continue reading Commemoration of Martin Luther, Doctor and Confessor