Category Archives: Baptism

Not Quarantined

Alleuia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, alleluia! We are so used to grand celebrations of this resurrection. Grand music, not just from our fantastic organist but usually many other musicians to trumpet this glorious day. After the sunrise … Continue reading

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Cleansed, Midweek Lent, Stained Glass

Audio here, live streamed on Facebook due to COVID-19 restrictions. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. For those at St. Peter’s here in Arlington, WI we have been going through our … Continue reading

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Judgment: Midweek Lent 1

Audio here Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. During the Lenten season we learn to abstain, to fast, to repent, to prepare. In doing so we are not attempting to earn … Continue reading

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Absolved: Ash Wednesday

Below are two pictures. The first is from Portals of Prayer, a quarterly devotionals from CPH, which I was honored to write and provide devotions and prayers for February 2020. The 2nd is a medallion mentioned in our church floor … Continue reading

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Presentation & Purification; Transfiguration

Audio here It was a dual festival celebration, the Purification of Mary and Presentation of Jesus in the temple along with Transfiguration. Two Gospel texts were read for the day: Luke 2:22-40, Matthew 17:1-9

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Vigil of Easter – This Easter Is For You!

Audio of this sermon may be found here. If you have lived a good life, if you have served the Lord all your days, been faithful in all things and suffered for the Truth, then rejoice. This Easter victory is … Continue reading

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Humble Faith

Third Sunday after the Epiphany: 2 Kings 5, Matthew 8 Listen Here When something goes wrong we expect instant perfection. Sure we understand the need for patience, at least in theory; but in practice it is often quite lacking. We … Continue reading

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Circumcision and Name of Jesus, New Year’s Eve

Merry Christmas! On the eighth day of Christmas, we are given some cutting-edge theology: Baby Jesus was circumcised! Blood shed. Baby blood. The covenant was kept–just like it was with every male, Jewish child. When the eighth day rolls around, … Continue reading

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Rev. Dr. Marion L. Hendrickson

Isaiah 25:6-9, John 11:17-44 Dear Connie, Matthew, and Michael, beloved family members, dear brothers in the ministry, saints gathered today, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. In just two short weeks … Continue reading

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Image and Likeness

Audio Link, Proper 22B: Gen.2:18-25, Hebrews 2:1-18, Mark 10:2-16 There are many things that are basic in life. The basics are needed for a person to build on. Learning the ABCs is basic for education. Learning to boil water is … Continue reading

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