Category: CL2013

“Abide with us; for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.” —Luke 24:29 As we still bask in the afterglow of our Savior’s mighty resurrection during these five weeks after Easter and gratefully take comfort in the …

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“And he saith unto them: ‘Be not affrighted.  Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified.  He is risen!  He is not here.  Behold the place where they laid Him.  But go your way, tell His disciples and Peter that …

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“Jesus said unto her, I am the Resurrection, and the Life.  He that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in Me shall never die. Believest thou this?” —John 11:25–26 In …

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“Christ, our Passover, is sacrificed for us.” — I Corinthians 5:7b As Jesus and His disciples were returning to Judea from the province of Perea “beyond Jordan” (Matthew 19:1) and had come as far as Jericho, the Savior specially took …

The Old Testament Passover and Christ, OUR Passover Read More »

(Lenten sermon delivered in Oak Forest on March 20, 2013 by Seminarian Jason A. Mabe) Text:  Mark 15:22-32 In the Name of Jesus Christ, the Suffering Substitute for poor sinners, dearly beloved fellow watchers with Him in His bitter passion: …

“Behold the Man” … Crucified for YOU! Read More »

“…we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the Righteous; and He is the PROPITIATION for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.” — I John 2:1-2 During the holy …

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“From that time forth began Jesus to show unto His disciples how that He must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.” …

Looking Forward to the Savior’s Suffering and Death Read More »

“No man hath seen God at any time. The only-begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, He hath declared Him.” —John 1:18 The word “Epiphany” means “manifestation” or “appearing;” and although we date the holy Epiphany season …

Christ Manifested as our Divine Prophet in His Epiphany Read More »

Initial Sermon delivered by Seminarian Daniel P. Mensing in Oak Forest on The Sunday After Christmas  on Luke 2:25-35 In the Name of Jesus Christ, our newborn Savior, dearly beloved hearers of His precious Word: This Sunday falls between two …

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