Monthly Archives: February 2015

“It is written…”

“It is written…” Sermon, Invocabit, Lent I, Gospel, Matthew 4:1-11, February 22, 2015 A few weeks ago we heard the Gospel reading about Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan by John. We saw how Jesus is the true Israel, who is to be perfectly obedient to the Father, as the nation

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March Newsletter

Calvary Lutheran News Brothers and Sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, Greetings in the Lord! As we heard in our Gospel text last Sunday from Matthew 4:1-11), Jesus used the sword of the Word to repel the temptations of Satan in the wilderness. Knowledge and love of God’s Word

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“Son of David, Have Mercy on Me”

“Son of David, Have Mercy on Me” Sermon, Quinquagesima, Gospel, Luke 18:31-43, Feb, 15, 2015 I hope you have been enjoying the Around the Word devotions this last week. The Psalm for last week was Psalm 44. Reading it each day I was struck by the way the Psalmist talks

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“The Wages of Grace”

“The Wages of Grace” Sermon, Septuagesima, Gospel, Matthew 20:1-16 Feb. 1, 2-15, We love justice and hate injustice and unfairness, especially if we think we have been wronged or treated unfairly. Nothing quite gets our hackles up like someone depriving us unfairly of what we believe is rightfully ours. We

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“It is Good for Us to Be Here”

“It is Good for Us to Be Here” Sermon, The Transfiguration of Our Lord, January 25, 2015 Last Sunday our text was about Jesus turning water into wine at the wedding in Cana. (John 2:1-12). In some churches the lectionary reading last Sunday was about the confession of Peter. The

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February Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, It’s hard to believe, but Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, is only a few weeks away, February 17th. It seems like yesterday that we took down the Christmas decorations in the sanctuary and at home, and here we are

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