The Third Sunday after Epiphany, 2022

The Old Testament today provides an interesting comparison to today’s Gospel lesson. Naaman, the leper, expected the man of God to put on a good show, saying: “Behold, I thought he would surely come out to me and stand and call upon the name of the Lord his God, and wave his hand over the place and […]

The Second Sunday after Epiphany, 2022

For what he himself did—and for what others did—the bridegroom is shamed. A wedding that runs out of wine is a wedding that runs out of joy, and the wine ran out. It wasn’t the bridegroom who filled the cups, but the bridegroom would be blamed when all cups were empty. He failed to provide […]

The Baptism of our Lord, 2022

When Jesus comes to be baptized by John, John would have prevented Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” (Matthew 3:14). But when Jesus answers John, and in the events that follow, we learn that it was proper for Jesus to be baptized because it’s proper for […]

Advent 3 Midweek Sermon, 2021

Jesus says in Matthew chapter ten: “He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me. He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward. And he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a […]

St. Stephen—Martyr, 2021

This time of year, if I ask you to tell me about Jesus, you might sing any one of a number of Christmas carols, and tell me a lot about Jesus. But St. Stephen doesn’t come up. I would say it’s quite normal to coast from Christmas Day into the new year without observing what […]

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