Month: October 2011

God’s Gift of True Doctrine in Christ (Reformation 2011)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Reformation Sunday (October 30, 2011) John 8:31-36 and Romans 3:21-26 TITLE: “God’s Gift of True Doctrine in Christ” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for the Festival of the Reformation is from John chapter …

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The Law and the Prophets in Me (Pentecost 19A, Matthew 22,34-46)

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Pentecost 19, October 23, 2011 (revised) Matthew 22:34-46 TITLE: “The Law and the Prophets in Me” Audio of Sermon Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is from the Gospel lesson, particularly …

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Forgiveness is the Life of the Church (Pentecost 13)

Rev. Todd Peperkorn Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Pentecost 13 (Proper 19A) September 11, 2011 LS110050a TITLE: “Forgiveness is the Life of the Church” Joseph and his brothers had history. They were jealous of Joseph because their father, Isaac, seemed to love him more. Isaac showered gifts upon Joseph. So, out of envy, Joseph’s …

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On the Unfairness of God (Pentecost 14, Matthew 20:1-16)

Rev. Todd Peperkorn Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Pentecost 14 (Proper 20A) September 18, 2011 Matthew 20:1-16 Sept18-2011 TITLE: “On the Unfairness of God” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for this morning is taken from the Gospel from St. Matthew chapter twenty: …

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Two Kinds of Religious People (Pentecost 15, 2011) – Matthew 21:23-27

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for this morning is the Gospel just read from St. Matthew chapter twenty one, with focus on the words of the religious leaders to Jesus, “by what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this …

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