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 2017-11-20T18:02:31+01:00 me Sermons, LCMS 22nd Sunday after Trinity http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5021 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST 2017-11-12 - Matthew 18:21-35 - Our culture teaches us many ideas. Some lessons are better than others. Among them are concepts that our culture believes concerning forgiveness. Sometimes, our culture may teach us that "Forgiveness is a gift you give... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5021 Vespers sermon http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5016 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST 2017-11-08 - Psalm 47 - Psalm 47 paints a picture for us of Christ our Lord who ascended above the heavens and rules over all the earth. The Psalm says, "God has gone up with a shout, Yahweh with the sound of a trumpet." Here is the ascension of... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5016 Reformation (observed) http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5007 Sun, 29 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-10-29 - John 8:31-36 - People commonly commandeer these words of Jesus, "The truth will set you free." I say commandeer because they put their own spin on the words that Christ did not intend. Sometimes, they use the words, "The truth will... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5007 mostly unabashedly borrowed from Dr. Norman Nagel http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5001 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-10-22 - Genesis 28:10-17 - Jacob was fleeing for his life. His mother, Rebekah, had told Jacob to trick his father, Isaac, to get his blessing. Jacob had not wanted to do it, but Rebekah pushed him into it and half-blind old Isaac had given him the blessing. Esau... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=5001 midweek vespers http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4996 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-10-11 - Matthew 11:20-30 - "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke upon you, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For My yoke is easy and my burden is light." ... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4996 17T http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4990 Sun, 08 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-10-08 - Luke 14:1-14 - There are two main points in the Holy Gospel. The first point is the Sabbath controversy about healing the man with dropsy, and the second is about humility. So what is dropsy? It is retention of too much fluid in the body. Dropsy is... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4990 St. Michael & All Angels (observed) http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4980 Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-09-24 - Luke 10:17-20 - Sometimes it does not look like satan is being beaten. The disciples could see evidence that they were winning a victory over satan. Christ our Lord had given them authority over demons. The authority of Christ is in His Word that He... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4980 Holy Cross (observed) http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4976 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-09-17 - John 12:20-33 - ... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4976 One Year http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4969 Sun, 10 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-09-10 - Luke 10:23-37 - When the lawyer summarized the Law of God, he was answering the question of what to do to inherit eternal life. Christ said that he answered rightly. This means that the two great commandments the lawyer recited are the way to earn... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4969 12th after Trinity http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4965 Sun, 03 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT 2017-09-03 - Mark 7:31-37 - A question that may come up with this story of healing a deaf man is why Christ told the people not to tell anyone about the miracle. Although the text itself does not say why, there are a variety of reasons why He may have tried to... http://www.lcmssermons.com/index.php?sn=4965