Monthly Archives: September 2014

St. Michael and All Angels

Readings: Daniel 10:10-14, 12:1-3; Revelation 12:7-12; Matthew 18:1-11 It’s hard to think that such an important day would lose it’s history and significance in such a short time. Michaelmas, as it had been known, the day of St. Michael and … Continue reading

Posted in Angels, Catechism, Divine Service, Lord's Supper, Luther, sermon

St. Matthew: For Sinners Only

St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist Matthew 9:9-13 On September 21st, our Churches remember and give thanks for the Blessed Apostle and Evangelist, St. Matthew. His dual title is worth some pondering. You see, Matthew was not only one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Luther, Saints, sermon

Holy Cross Day

The great event took place in 326 AD. Helen, the mother of Constantine, the emperor of the eastern half of the Roman Empire, found the “true” cross of Christ. After her son had made Christianity the official religion of the … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Luther, sermon

Bethlehem Carson City, 55th Anniversary

Saturday September 13, 2014 Readings: Luke 19:10, 1 Cor. 1:1-18, Acts 2:42-47 To the church of God that is Bethlehem Lutheran, those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon … Continue reading

Posted in Divine Service, LCMS, Missions, sermon

Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist

Mark 6:14-29, Romans 6:1-5 Let’s be honest, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment. Often you can look back, recognize a mistake, laugh about, learn from, and no lasting damage is done. Or if there is at least … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Saints, sermon