Sermon Thanksgiving Day Nov 28, 2019

Sermon on Thanksgiving Day (November 28, 2019)
The sermon text is Psalm 100 and the title is “Godly Contentment.”

 

Picture from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Des Peres.  This sermon wasn’t delivered there.  I visited there for an American Kantorei concert on November 17, 2019 and heard four Bach cantatas, one of which was BMV 156.

Catechesis on Trinity Ten (St. Luke 19:41-48)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from August 21, 2019, we learned stanza 3 of “When all the World Was Cursed” (Lutheran Worship #187) and the seventh commandment and its meaning.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains “The Time of Jesus’ Visitation” (St. Luke 19:41-48), which is the Holy Gospel for Trinity Ten.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word.”    [Length: 1 hour]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Ten-8-21-2019.pdf
Prayers:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

Catechesis on Trinity Eight (St. Matthew 7:15-23)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from July 31, 2019, we learned stanza a of “When All The World Was Cursed” (Lutheran Worship, #187) and the fourth and fifth commandments and their meanings.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains “False Prophets and False Fruits” (St. Matthew 7:15-23), which is the Holy Gospel for Trinity Eight.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word.”    [Length: 1 hour and 7 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Eight-8-7-2019.pdf
Prayers:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

Catechesis on Trinity Five (St. Luke 5:1-11)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from July 17, 2019, we learned stanzas 4-5 of “My Inmost Heart Now Raises” (The Lutheran Hymnal #548) and the second and third commandments and their meanings.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains “Jesus tells the Apostles that they will catch Men” (St. Luke 5:1-11), which is the Holy Gospel for Trinity Five.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word.”    [Length: 1 hour and 3 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Five-7-17-2019.pdf
Prayers:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

This catechesis is recorded in two parts.
The first video is the Learn-by-Heart. [Length: 32 minutes]

The second video is the Catechesis Service. [Length: 32 minutes]

Catechesis on Trinity Two (St. Luke 14:15-24)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from June 26, 2019, we learned stanza 3 of “My Inmost Heart Now Raises” (The Lutheran Hymnal #548) and the Morning and Evening Prayer.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains “The Great Banquet” (St. Luke 14:15-24), which is the Holy Gospel for Trinity Two.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word.”    [Length: 1 hour and 3 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Two-6-26-2019.pdf

Prayers:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

Catechesis on Pentecost (St. John 14:23-31)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from June 5, 2019, we learned stanza 1 of “My Inmost Heart Now Raises” (The Lutheran Hymnal #548) and Table of Duties for Workers of All Kinds, Employers and Supervisors.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains how the Holy Spirit teaches from the Word all things about Jesus” (St. John 14:23-31), which is the Holy Gospel for Pentecost.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer 2″ (LW, p. 273-275).    [Length: 1 hour and 6 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Pentecost-6-5-2019.pdf

Catechesis on Septuagesima (St. Matthew 20:1-16)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from February 13, 2019, we learned stanza 1 of “If Thy Beloved Son, O God” (The Lutheran Hymnal#375) and questions one through  three of the Office of the Keys from the Small Catechism. This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the parable of the laborers in the vineyard (St. Matthew 20:1-16), which is the Holy Gospel for Septuagesima Sunday.

Bulletins: Catechesis-Septuagesima-02-13-2019.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link above).

This catechesis is recorded in two parts.
The first video is the Learn-by-Heart.  [Length: 31 minutes]

The second video is the Catechesis Service.  [Length: 34 minutes]