Remember the Sabbath Day

Text: Third Commandment Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished His work that He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work that He had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy,Continue reading “Remember the Sabbath Day”

Call Upon Me

Text: Second Commandment When we gathered this past Sunday, we began our Lenten review of the Catechism. The Catechism is a collection of our Lord’s teachings that is essential for all Christians to know. It includes the Commandments, Creed, and Lord’s Prayer; and also, Baptism, Confession, and the Lord’s Supper. Our Lord has impressed uponContinue reading “Call Upon Me”

No Other Gods

Text: The First Commandment On the eve of their entrance into the Promised Land, Moses spoke to the children of Israel. He said to them,  Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with allContinue reading “No Other Gods”

How Good is Good Enough?

Text: Mark 10:17-22 2018-10-14 Pentecost XXI Bulletin Listen to “2018-10-14 Pentecost 21” on Spreaker. In 2015, The Atlantic magazine ran an article titled, “The Power of Good Enough.” It was about, quote, “How settling can make people happier and more satisfied than gunning for ‘the best.’” The point of the article was that we, asContinue reading “How Good is Good Enough?”