Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Law and the Promise Saint Luke 10:23–37 Note: This sermon written by Pastor Voege was read in his absence. Pastor was away on vacation. Just prior to the account that we have today from Saint Luke’s Gospel, our blessed Lord Jesus sent out seventy-two disciples—not the Twelve, but seventy-two others—with the mission to go[…]

Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Confession: Good for the Soul and Body Romans 10:9–16 Note: This sermon written by Pastor Voege was read in his absence. Pastor was away on vacation. What would you say is the chief work of faith? Feeding the poor? Visiting the sick? Promoting equality for all people? Defending the rights of the unborn? Martin Luther[…]

Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

Commended As Righteous Saint Luke 18:9–14 The very first word of Gospel was spoken by the Lord God to the devil, but it was not said for his benefit. It was for Adam and his wife Eve that this good news was declared. It was for them, that by hearing it, they might believe and[…]

Tenth Sunday after Trinity

Christ Makes the House a Home Saint Luke 19:41–48 “A house is not a home.” This old proverb is never more true than when it comes to a house that is the house of God, for as you and I know, it’s not the bricks and mortar that make this place God’s home. It is[…]

Ninth Sunday after Trinity

Being Shrewd with the Blessings God Gives Saint Luke 16:1-13 Our blessed Lord Jesus tells two stories in the 16th chapter of Saint Luke’s Gospel, the one that we have before us today, about the dishonest manager, and the other, the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus. With these two stories, our Lord teaches[…]