Rev Eckert Sermons http://lcmssermons.com/rss.php?u=53 Sermons available at LCMSsermons.com en-us Sermons are individually available for use; read the notice at the bottom of each sermon 2019-07-22T06:30:10+01:00 me Sermons, LCMS Trinity 5 http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5411 Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-07-21 - 1 Peter 3:8-15 - Saint Peter, the Apostle of our Lord, counsels us to have unity of mind as the Body of Christ. This does not mean that we always agree on absolutely everything. Perhaps one person thinks we should have carpeting, and another thinks hard... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5411 Vespers sermon http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5407 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-07-10 - Acts 14:19-15:5 - Here in Acts Saint Luke records for us some of the work and struggles of the pastoral ministry. In our Reading, the apostle Saint Paul was journeying through Turkey with Saint Barnabas. Our account starts in Lystra. Opposition broke... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5407 Visitation (observed) http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5403 Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-07-03 - Isaiah 11:1-5 - This passage seems to be chosen for the Day of Visitation because it speaks about the Shoot from the stump of Jesse. This Shoot, also called the Branch, is Christ Jesus, who came forth in the fullness of time in the womb of the Virgin... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5403 (largely Johann Gerhardt and Martin Luther) http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5400 Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-06-30 - Luke 14:15-24 - One day Jacob was preparing a meal of lentil soup. His brother Esau happened upon him as he returned home, tired from hunting. He asked Jacob for some of the food. Jacob sold Esau a bowl for his birthright as the firstborn son. Esau... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5400 Nativity of Saint John Baptist (observed) http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5398 Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-06-26 - Joshua 1:1-18 - At the outset of the Old Testament Reading, Moses had brought the people of Israel through forty years of wandering in the wilderness. The people were just outside the Promised Land, ready to enter. Yet Moses was not with them anymore,... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5398 Memorial for Linda McCurdy http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5395 Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-06-05 - Luke 1:67-80 - (some borrowing from Chemnitz) To all who mourn the death of our sister Linda, yet also look forward to eternal life and the resurrection of the body; grace, mercy and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5395 Exaudi http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5393 Sun, 02 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-06-02 - John 15:26-16:4 - There is a certain irony in the holy Gospel text. Here we are one week before Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit. But in our sermon text, Christ is already speaking about the Holy Spirit. If we preach the text, then we hear... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5393 Ascension Eve http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5387 Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-05-29 - Mark 16:14f - ... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5387 Vespers sermon http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5388 Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-05-22 - Song of Solomon 6:4-7:5 - The Song of Solomon is often misunderstood in our modern culture. Although Americans think of themselves as enlightened, what that often means is that we are an over-sexualized society. Sometimes we obsess about sex. Many of us chase... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5388 Vespers sermon http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5381 Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 EDT 2019-05-08 - Jeremiah 3:11-19 - ... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5381