Sermons

Lenten Meditation: The Word Sends

"For faith must come freely without compulsion. Take myself as an example. I opposed indulgences and all the papists, but never with force. I simply taught, preached, and wrote God's Word; otherwise I did nothing. And while I slept, or drank Wittenberg beer with my friends Philip and Amsdorf, the Word so greatly weakened the… Continue reading Lenten Meditation: The Word Sends

Sermons

Awaking the Sleeping Gaint

This is Reformation Sunday, which is historically the celebration of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Thesis to the Church door. In my experience, Reformation sermons have emphasized either the John text that “the truth will set you free”, Reformation history, or basking in Lutheran victory. Yet, basking in Lutheran victory might be rooted in a fairytale of… Continue reading Awaking the Sleeping Gaint