You are made Blameless, Without Blemish or Flaw in Christ Hear the full audio of Bible Study from 18 August 2019 The Passage: 2 Samuel 22:26-34 (ESV) 26 “With the merciful you show yourself merciful; with the blameless man you show yourself blameless; 27 with the purified you deal purely, and with the crooked you make … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio from 08.18.19
Hear the full audio of A Matins Meditation for August 14 (with the Benedictus) The Readings for TodayPsalm 33:13-21 2 Samuel 1:1-27 1 Cor. 7:25-40 Article XXIII: Of the Marriage of Priests, par 1-9 1] There has been common complaint concerning the examples of priests who were not chaste. 2] For that reason also Pope … Continue reading A Matins Meditation for August 14
We pray: "Let Your merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of your humble servants; and that they may obtain their petitions, make them to ask such things as shall please You, through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and … Continue reading Readings for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity 08.18.19
Some take greater care choosing their grocery produce than in choosing their spiritual care. We rightly value good doctors who will not simply medicate symptoms, but treat the real underlying disease. We need mechanics who can teach preventative maintenance, not just let necessary matters go unmentioned until more expensive damage gets done. What shall we … Continue reading The Pleasant Fruit of False Prophets
The Lord says, "I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy lies in my name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’ ...but let him who has my word speak my word faithfully." Jeremiah engages the problem of False Prophets... Hear the full audio as we study Jeremiah 23:16-29 Jeremiah 23:16-29 (ESV) 16 Thus says the … Continue reading Bible Study from 11 August 2019
What good comes from false teachers' misuse of God's Word and His name? Here's a couple good things... From Luther’s Third Sermon on Matthew 7, p.229-232 2. Christ here proceeds in like manner. When he finished his sermon he warns his disciples and the people and admonishes them ever to remain faithful to what he … Continue reading For the Walls are Not Yet on Fire
Here are the readings for this coming Sunday, 11 August 2019
Jeremiah 23:16-29 (ESV)
16 Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. 17 They say continually to those who despise the word of the Lord, ‘It shall be well with you’; and to everyone who stubbornly follows his own heart, they say, ‘No disaster shall come upon you.’”
18 For who among them has stood in the council of the Lord
to see and to hear his word,
or who has paid attention to his word and listened?
19 Behold, the storm of the Lord!
Wrath has gone forth,
a whirling tempest;
it will burst upon the head of the wicked.
20 The anger of the Lord will not turn back
until he has executed and accomplished
the intents of…
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