Mind Your Tongue!

Mind Your Tongue!

The letter of James, the brother of our Lord, is filled with practical advice for living out our daily lives.  But is it merely advice, or is there something more going on here? Is there a difference between practical advice and direct admonition from God?  Is there a...
Inside and Out

Inside and Out

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Scientists are still making new discoveries about the human body, still finding out about some of its wonderful design.  With all that we know about human anatomy, you might not expect...
Christian Marriage and the Glorious Church

Christian Marriage and the Glorious Church

The sermon text for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost is from Ephesians 5:22–23 Wives and Husbands [22] Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. [23] For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself...
The Logos of God and Life

The Logos of God and Life

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. “I am the living bread that came down from heaven.  If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.  … Whoever feeds on...
Be Imitators of God

Be Imitators of God

The sermon text for the 12th Sunday after Pentecost is from Ephesians 5:1–2 Walk in Love [1] Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. [2] And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (ESV)...